During the last one and a half months of Covid-19 in Delhi (Delhi), the highest number of 312 cases were reported on Friday. During this period, along with the death of three more patients, the number of those who lost their lives from Pandemic increased to 10,918. This information was obtained from the data released by the Ministry of Health. This is also a significant increase in the number of infections in terms of 261 cases that came out on Thursday.
According to official figures, a total of 585 cases were reported on January 1, while the number of infection cases on January 4 was 384. According to this, on January 11, the daily cases had reduced to 306 but on January 12, the cases had increased to 386. The decline in infection cases started in February and on February 26, 256 cases were registered, which was the highest number of cases reported on a single day in the second month of the year.
Three patients died on Friday
According to the Health Bulletin, 312 cases were registered on Friday, while three patients also died due to the epidemic. In the city, 1779 patients are undergoing treatment of Kovid-19 on Friday whereas the figure was 1701 on Thursday. The infection rate has increased to 0.53 percent from Thursday’s 0.39 percent.
Lt. Governor of Delhi directs officers
In view of the increasing cases of Corona virus, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has directed the authorities to continue with the current strategy against Kovid-19, which includes cluster-based surveillance, investigation and genome sequencing. The official said that Baijal, who presided over a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority, told the officials that there was no need to lax against the virus, as “with a slight increase” the situation of Kovid-19 is under control.
The decision to continue with the current strategy
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Health Minister Satyendar Jain, Chief Secretary Vijay Dev, NITI Aayog member VK Paul and others were present in the meeting. “In view of the increasing trend of new infections at the national level, it was decided to continue with the current strategy of cluster-based surveillance, screening and genome sequencing,” said an official.