Second wave of corona weakened in Delhi, 3231 new patients found today, infection rate at 5.50%


The second wave of corona infection in Delhi is now calming down. There has been a sharp decrease in the number of infections in the past one week. In Delhi, where the number of infected fell to around 3 thousand on Thursday, more than 200 patients died even today. Now the infection rate has come down to 5.50 percent, from 5.78 on Wednesday. Interestingly, now the number of containment zones here is more than the active cases.

According to the Health Bulletin released by the Health Department on Thursday, where 3231 new corona patients have been found in the last 24 hours, 233 patients have lost their lives. This figure is the lowest since April 5. On April 5, 3548 patients were confirmed and 15 patients died.

According to the bulletin, today, 7,831 patients recovered completely and became corona-free, compared to 9,427 on Wednesday. The Health Department said that the total number of infected in Delhi so far has been 14,09,950 and 23,851 patients are in home isolation. In the capital, now active cases of corona virus infection have come down to 40,214. With this, a total of 13,47,157 patients have been cured by beating the epidemic so far. At the same time, the death toll has risen to 22,579.

According to the Delhi Health Department, a total of 58,744 tests have been done in Delhi in the last 24 hours. These included 43,914 RTPR / CBNAAT / TRUNAT tests and 14,830 rapid antigen tests. A total of 18,532,803 tests have been conducted in Delhi so far and 9,75,410 tests have been done per 10 lakh people. With this, the number of containment zones in Delhi has reached 56,833.

Statistics of past 10 infected

19 May 2021: 3,846 new positive cases
18 May 2021: 4,482 new positive cases
17 May 2021: 4,524 new positive cases
16 May 2021: 6,456 new positive cases
15 May 2021: 6,430 new positive cases
14 May 2021: 8,506 new positive cases
13 May 2021: 10,489 new positive cases
12 May 2021: 13,287 new positive cases
11 May 2021: 12,481 new positive cases
10 May 2021: 12,651 new positive cases

At the same time, the cases of fast growing black fungus (mucarmycosis) in Delhi amid the Corona crisis has raised the Kejriwal government’s concern. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal convened a high level meeting with officials and experts on Thursday regarding the black fungus. Some important decisions have been taken in this meeting to overcome this disease. As per the decisions taken in the meeting, dedicated treatment centers will be set up in Delhi’s LNJP, GTB and Rajiv Gandhi hospitals for treatment of black fungus. Along with this, adequate amount of medicines used in its treatment will be managed and awareness will be spread among the people about the measures to prevent the disease.




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