According to the data of the Delhi Health Department, during the second wave due to the delta variant, when the number of active cases was 87 thousand. Then about 11 thousand patients were admitted in hospitals. Now the total number of active cases has reached 87,445 in the last 24 hours, but 2363 patients are admitted in hospitals.
Corona cases are increasing rapidly in Delhi
The cases of corona infection are increasing daily in the country’s capital Delhi. Due to this, patients are also increasing in hospitals, but compared to the second wave, this time the hospitalization is less by 78 percent. Also, the number of serious patients is much less than before. Although experts say that people should not take Corona lightly. To avoid this, all the rules have to be followed.
According to the data of the Delhi Health Department, during the second wave due to the delta variant, when the number of active cases was 87 thousand. Then about 11 thousand patients were admitted in hospitals. Now in the last 24 hours, the total number of active cases has reached 87,445, but 2363 patients are admitted in hospitals. Accordingly, this time hospitalization has come down by 78 percent. According to the department, at present 739 patients are on oxygen in Delhi hospitals. That is, even one percent of the total active patients do not need oxygen support. Whereas in the second wave, 10 times more patients were put on oxygen support. This time in Delhi, only two to three percent of the infected have to be admitted to the hospital. During the second wave, this figure was between 13 and 15 percent.
What do experts say
Dr Yudhveer Singh of the Critical Care Department of AIIMS says that this time the hospitalization is much less than the second wave of Corona. Patients above 50 years of age and with comorbidities are being admitted in hospitals, whereas patients of all ages were being admitted throughout the past. Then many patients were in need of oxygen and ventilator support, but this time it is not so. Infection in Omicron is spreading faster than in Delta, but most of the infected are recovering in home isolation. This time we will not see the situation that happened during the second wave.
Professor Dr. Sunila Garg, member of Lancet Commission for COVID Task Force in India, says that at present only 10 percent patients are being admitted in hospitals. Herd immunity has developed against Corona in India. At the same time, we are slowly moving towards the peak. In such a situation, hospitalization will not increase much in the coming days, although at present the positivity rate of Corona is increasing. That is why it is important that people take precautions and strictly follow the rules to prevent infection.
Corona figures in Delhi
Total cases: 16,17,716
Active Patients: 87,445
Deaths : 25,240
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