Delhi Covid Cases: Third wave of Kovid-19 knocked in Delhi, Health Minister said – 10,000 new cases may come today
Expressing apprehension, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that it seems that 10,000 positive cases will come today and the positivity rate will be around 10%.
Delhi Covid Cases: Corona cases are increasing rapidly in the country’s capital Delhi. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said today that the third wave of Kovid-19 has arrived in the national capital. He expressed apprehension that it seems that today there will be around 10,000 positive cases and the positivity rate will be around 10%. Jain further said that now genome sequencing of samples of all infected is not possible, genome sequencing of only 300 to 400 samples is being done. He further told that the test of Kovid-19 has also been increased. About 90 thousand tests have been done on Tuesday.
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covid war room ready
Jain further informed that the Delhi government has prepared a ‘Covid War Room’, which will prepare district and hospital-wise details about the availability of beds, patients, oxygen etc. There are about 15,000 active cases in Delhi at present and only 14 patients are on ventilator. In response to a question, the minister said that when the same number of active cases were reported in the city last time, 20 times more patients were on ventilator support.
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what do the figures say
The minister said that the test of Kovid-19 has been increased and about 90,000 tests have been done on Tuesday. The latest data shows that the number of patients in Delhi hospitals has increased from 247 on January 1 to 531 on January 4. In the last three days, the number of patients on oxygen support has increased from 94 to 168. Similarly, the number of ventilator patients has increased from four to 14. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had earlier said that his government is ready to handle one lakh Kovid cases in a day.
The Delhi government on Tuesday announced the imposition of weekend curfew in the city. On Tuesday, 5,481 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported in the city, which was the highest daily cases reported since May 16. At the same time, the positivity rate was 8.37 percent and three more patients died due to infection.
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