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More than 20 thousand new cases of corona in Delhi, highest number of Covid cases in about eight months

Corona cases in Delhi crossed the 20 thousand mark on Saturday, as feared by Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain. In the last 24 hours, 20,181 new corona cases have been found in Delhi. While the positivity rate has also reached close to 20 percent, which is actually 19.60% positivity rate. That is, every fifth patient has been found positive after the sample. The highest number of new cases have been found in 1 day after May 5. The highest positivity rate has been registered after May 9. In the last 24 hours, 7 patients have died in the capital.

With more than 20 thousand new corona cases in a day, the infection rate in Delhi has crossed 19 percent. Talking about 20,181 new cases in 24 hours, this is the highest number of corona cases in about 8 months. Earlier, the highest number of new corona cases were found since May 5. Then on May 5, 20,960 cases were registered. With 19.60 percent, the corona infection rate has also become the highest in about 8 months. The infection rate is at the highest level since May 9. On May 9, the positivity was 21.66%. The number of active corona patients has increased to 48,178. Highest in about 7 and a half months. After May 18, the most active patients have become in the capital. This figure was 50,163 on 18 May.

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A total of 1586 patients are admitted in Delhi’s Corona hospitals, out of which 106 are suspected Covid and 1480 are confirmed corona patients. Of these total 1480 patients, 1308 are from Delhi and 172 are from outside Delhi. Out of these, 375 patients have been admitted on oxygen support, out of which 27 patients are admitted on ventilator in critical condition, while 279 corona patients are in ICU, 1586 out of 14,106 beds in dedicated Covid hospitals according to Delhi Corona Bulletin And 88.76% beds are vacant.

With the death of 7 patients in 24 hours, the total death toll from corona has gone up to 25,143. There are 25,909 patients in home isolation. The rate of active corona patients is 3.15 percent. The recovery rate is 95.19 percent. The total number of patients has reached 15,26,979 with 20,181 cases in 24 hours. In 24 hours, 11,869 patients have become healthy and the total number of healthy patients has gone up to 14,53,658.

There have been 1,02,965 tests done in 24 hours. While the total number of tests has gone up to 3,33,87,074. In this RTPCR test has been 79,946 and antigen test 23,019. The number of containment zones has increased to 9227. Whereas the corona death rate is 1.65 percent.

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