Delhi registers highest single-day spike with 4,473 new COVID-19 cases says Delhi Health Minister

Delhi saw a record single-day spike of 4,473 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the total tally of disease to over 2.3 lakh, while 33 more deaths were reported, according to the Health Department.

Delhi saw a record single-day spike of 4,473 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the total tally of disease to over 2.3 lakh, while 33 more deaths were reported, according to the Health Department.

Delhi Health Minister said that “the total tests conducted were 62,553 while positivity rate was 7.15 yesterday. The death rate is at 0.7% from the last ten days”

The previous highest single-day spike of 4,321 cases was recorded on September 12.

“The bed availability here is 14,521 out of which 50% are occupied,” he added, according to ANI.

according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi health department. The number of containment zones in Delhi alsojumped to 1,637 on Wednesday from 1,560 on Tuesday.

Chief Secretary Vijay Dev, along with district magistrates, reviewed COVID-19 management in a meeting, as per the bulletin.

The Delhi government has also decided to increase the number of beds for COVID-19 patients by declaring DDU Hospital and BSA Hospital for admitting confirmed and suspected cases.

 

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