3567 new cases of corona were reported in Delhi. With this, the number of positive cases in Delhi has increased to 6,72,381.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain. (File photo)
Coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly in Delhi. Meanwhile, the Arvind Kejriwal government of the state has increased the capacity of beds by 10% for corona patients in private hospitals of the city. Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain said that the number of beds in private hospitals has been increased from 15 percent to 25 percent. At the same time, corona testing is being done five times more than other states. Corona has a positive rate of 4.11 percent in the capital.
He said that there is a high risk of COVID-19 among the people living in congested areas. The minister further urged people to follow all health protocols, including wearing masks and maintaining social distancing to combat the virus. The Delhi government has also issued a helpline number 87505 for the COVID-19 test.
Corona figures in Delhi
In Delhi, 3,567 new cases of corona were reported on the previous day and 10 patients died. With this, the number of positive cases in Delhi has increased to 6,72,381 and the number of deaths has risen to 11,060. During this time, 2,904 patients have been cured of corona, with which the figure of those who have been cured has increased to 6,48,674. The recovery rate in the city has come down to 96.47 percent.
The number of containment zones in Delhi also increased rapidly. After March 26, the number of containment zones in the city has increased by 79 percent. The number of containment zones in Delhi on March 26 was 1,307, which increased to 2,338 on Friday. At present, the maximum containment zones are in South Delhi.
Corona vaccine figures in Delhi
The Corona vaccination campaign is gaining momentum in Delhi. More than 80,000 people were vaccinated on Saturday, the highest daily number ever. More than half of those taking the vaccine are aged 45–59. On Saturday, the number of vaccinators was 80,797, in which 72,232 people received the first dose of the vaccine. The first dose was given to 21,432 people aged sixty and 45,787 people aged 45-59 years. A total of 8,565 beneficiaries received the second dose of the vaccine.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia got vaccinated
According to the data, 3,131 advance front staff and 1,882 health workers are among those vaccinated on Saturday. After vaccination, no serious case of its effects came to light, only three people complained of minor side effects. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia took the first dose of covaxin at Maulana Azad Medical College. Sisodia requested the Central Government to remove the age limit for this and allow mass vaccination. He said that vaccination of all people is important to defeat Kovid-19.
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