Delhi has recorded 366 Covid instances within the final 24 hours with a positivity charge of almost 4 per cent (3.95 per cent) – highest since February 3. The nationwide capital has been witnessing an uptick in coronavirus instances over the previous couple of days. With this, whereas Delhi’s Covid tally has elevated to 18,67,572. the dying rely is at 26,158 with no deaths in a day.
The town reported 325 new COVID-19 instances on Thursday, whereas the positivity charge stood at 2.39 per cent.
Earlier within the day, the Delhi authorities introduced free precaution doses of Covid vaccines at its hospitals amid the upward pattern in instances and positivity charge. “Precaution doses of the identical vaccine shall be given to the individuals who have revived the primary and second doses of the vaccine and who’ve accomplished 9 months of taking their second dose,” the Delhi authorities mentioned in an announcement.
India rolled out precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccines for all individuals aged above 18 years at non-public centres on Sunday. Those that have accomplished 9 months after the second shot are eligible for it.
Amid the uptick in instances, the studies of infections from colleges have change into the foremost trigger for concern.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday mentioned a selected wing or classroom the place a COVID-19 case has been detected ought to be closed briefly and clarified that your complete college ought to solely be closed in particular instances.
The nationwide capital has additionally been witnessing an increase of almost 48 per cent within the variety of residence isolation instances within the final one week, in line with official knowledge. On Thursday, the variety of residence isolation instances stood at 574 whereas 325 new coronavirus instances have been recorded with a positivity charge of two.39 per cent.
A gathering of the Delhi Catastrophe Administration Authority (DDMA) has been referred to as on April 20 to evaluation the scenario within the nationwide capital.