Delhi Records 3,594 New Covid Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike This Year

The new COVID-19 instances at present took the general rely to six,68,814 in Delhi. (File)

New Delhi:

Delhi noticed the best every day surge in COVID-19 instances of the yr at present after recording 3,594 new infections within the final 24 hours, whilst the federal government at present refused to impose any lockdowns.

The final time the every day Covid instances have been this excessive was on December 4 final yr when the town recorded 4,067 infections.

The new instances at present took the general rely to six,68,814 whereas 14 deaths pushed the demise rely to 11,050 within the metropolis.

The total positivity fee within the nationwide capital stands at 4.54 per cent. At least 2,084 folks recovered from coronavirus at present, bringing the full variety of lively instances all the way down to 11,994.

A complete of 87,505 Covid checks have been carried out within the final 24 hours in Delhi.

Amid a steady rise in COVID-19 infections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, after a gathering with prime officers at present, mentioned regardless of a surge in every day instances, the scenario is much less severe than in comparison with the final waves attributable to a decrease demise fee.

He mentioned Delhi won’t go into lockdown once more. “In the last few days, COVID-19 cases have been increasing exponentially in Delhi. However, there is no need to worry. We are monitoring the situation well. Despite a surge in daily cases, the situation is less serious than compared to the last waves due to a lower death rate,” the chief minister mentioned.

Delhi reported 2,790 new coronavirus instances on Thursday and 1,819 instances a day in the past, making Thursday’s soar an enormous 53 per cent.

Mr Kejriwal as soon as once more pushed for opening up the vaccination drive to all age teams, saying, “Centre should allow states to vaccinate everyone on war footing. Need to involve non-healthcare facilities in inoculation drive.”

India reported 81,466 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, the best every day quantity in six months, as a number of states have been hit by a brand new wave of the coronavirus.

Vaccination drives have been intensified amid the latest surge of instances, and plenty of states are contemplating imposing recent curbs on motion of individuals.

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