Recovery Rate Improving, COVID-19 In Delhi Under Control: Kejriwal

Recovery Rate Improving, COVID-19 In Delhi Under Control: Kejriwal

On Monday, Delhi recorded 707 fresh coronavirus cases. With improved recovery rate, total coronavirus infected numbers in Delhi reached to 1.46 lakh. In the last 24 hours, 24 people died due to the coronavirus in Delhi, as per the latest bulletin released by the Delhi health department. Total deaths due to the coronavirus infection in Delhi reaches to 4,131.

According to the latest data, the recovery rate in Delhi has crossed 90 per cent mark. Out of the total 1,46,134 infected numbers, 1,31,657 people have been recovered and they have been discharged or migrated.

Sharing city’s positive trend, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “Over 90% of Corona patients in Delhi have now recovered. Only 7% of cases are active now. Slowly and steadily, the people of Delhi are defeating Corona.

On Monday, Delhi recorded low infected numbers as compared to the last few days. Moreover, the testing has also been reduced which shows that a lower number of freshly infected people are left.

The number of tests conducted on Monday stood at 12,323 – 3,311 through RTPCR, CBNAAT and TrueNat and 9,012 rapid antigen tests.

Delhi has total 10,346 active cases, out of which 5,637 cases are being treated in home isolation.

Earlier, the Director of the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Anurag Agarwal said that as per survey around 25% of people have been infected by the virus and have recovered after settling for specificity and sensitivity.

He further said that some people may not have yet proper antibodies so the actual number may be 30 per-cent. He added that with this per-cent the transmission chains will be shorter.

Agarwal said that when serology positivity reaches 20 per-cent globally then the first peak happens.

He added that Delhi and Mumbai reached this point and Delhi already faced its first peak at the end of June.


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