New Cases Of Covid-19 Have Come To Light In Delhi
According to municipal health department data, in the fourth wave of Covid-19 dread, Delhi saw 517 new coronavirus cases on Sunday (April 17, 2022). 56 more than the previous day, with a positive rate (4.21 %).
With the addition of these additional infections, the total number of cases in the capital has risen to 18,68,550, while the death toll has remained steady at 26,160.
In the previous few days. In Delhi, the number of daily Covid-19 has increased. On Saturday, the city reported 461 Covid cases and two deaths. In Delhi, 366 cases were reported on Friday. Compared to 325 cases on Thursday.
People should be tested. And the mask should be compulsory.
As a result of an increase in Covid-19 instances in Delhi. Physicians are advising those who are experiencing coronavirus. And authorities should make wearing masks mandatory to help prevent infection spread.
“People who have symptoms are less likely to undergo the Covid-19 test.” The positive rate has risen above 5% now that the number of incidents has increased. So, I would advise individuals to get tested. If they are experiencing symptoms. Even those who plan to isolate themselves at home should undergo tests “According to the PTI news agency, a senior doctor at LNJP Hospital said.
According to Dr. Ritu Saxena, who oversees the emergency department at the Delhi government’s largest facility and a main Covid-19 hospital. Large gatherings should now be avoided. People should also wear masks and follow COVID guidelines.
Dr. Suranjit Chatterjee, is a senior consultant in internal medicine at the Apollo hospital. Said that while hospitalization is still low. ‘logical’ and stringent precautions are needed. To prevent the virus from spreading.
Delhi’s hospital scenario
There are 9,662 vacant beds for Covid-19 patients in Delhi hospitals as of Monday morning. There are also 9,156 vacant Covid-19 oxygen beds and 2,174 ICU beds in the capital. However, In Delhi hospitals, there are around 1,246 ICU beds with ventilators accessible for Covid-19 patients.
In the national capital, 964 Covid-19 patients are currently in home isolation.
The DDMA will convene on April 20. May consider reinstating the usage of face masks as a requirement.
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) will conduct a meeting on April 20 to consider reimposing the mandatory wearing of face masks due to an increase in coronavirus infections in the national capital. So, It’s worth noting that the Delhi government’s health department issued. On April 2, an order was issued stating that failure to wear face masks in public places would result in fines. This proposal will not be executed.
Lt Governor Anil Baijal will preside over the DDMA meeting. And will focus on the current Covid situation. Not to mention the recent spike in the number of instances. So, The meeting is scheduled for April 20 at 11 a.m. According to the official notice. There will also be a discussion of the ongoing vaccination program in the nation’s capital.