In view of the increasing cases of Corona infection (COVID-19) in Delhi, all non-Kovid-19 services running at Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital have been stopped with immediate effect till further orders. Earlier, surgeries and OPD and other services were also limited in hospitals such as AIIMS and Lady Harding.
7,437 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported in Delhi, the largest single day figure of this year, while Corona virus infection killed 24 more people, raising the death toll in the capital to 11,157. According to the Department of Health, the infection rate also increased to 8.1 percent from 6.1 percent the previous day, as cases have increased significantly in the last few weeks. For the first time this year, more than 7,000 new cases have been reported in a single day. More than 5,000 new cases were reported in the last two days.
In view of surge of # COVID19 patients, all the non-COVID services provided at Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital are hereby suspended with immediate effect till further orders: Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, Delhi
– ANI (@ANI) April 9, 2021
The highest daily reported cases in Delhi were on November 11, with 8,593 cases, while Kovid-19 in the city had the highest number of deaths on November 19, the day 131 patients died. The bulletin said that a day earlier, a total of 91,770 investigations were conducted, including 52,696 RT-PCR probes and 39,074 rapid antigen probes. On Thursday, total cases of infection increased to 6,98,005. So far, over 6.63 lakh patients have recovered from the virus.
According to the Health Bulletin, 24 more people died due to the disease, raising the number of dead to 11,157. The number of active patients in Delhi increased to 23,181 from 19,455 a day earlier. The bulletin said that the number of people housed in home isolation increased to 11,367 from Wednesday’s 10,048, while the number of containment zones increased to 4,226 from 3,708 a day earlier.
37 doctors of Sir Gangaram Hospital became Corona positive
Amid the current wave of Kovid-19, 37 doctors at Delhi’s Sir Gangaram Hospital were found corona infected and five of them have been admitted to the hospital for treatment. In the last few weeks, the corona virus cases have increased sharply in the capital and for the first time more than 7,000 cases have been reported. Hospital sources said the recent wave of Kovid-19 epidemic has confirmed infection among 37 doctors. A source at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said that 37 doctors have been infected while treating Kovid-19 patients in the hospital. Most of these doctors have found mild symptoms of corona. A total of 32 doctors are in quarantine and five doctors have been admitted to the hospital for treatment. For the last one year, Sir Gangaram Hospital has played a leading role in the treatment of Kovid-19 during the epidemic.
(With input of news agency language)