DELHI HAS CROSSED THE PEAK OF SECOND-WAVE OF COVID-19: CM ARVIND KEJRIWAL
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that the state has crossed the highest point of the second wave of coronavirus. He also said on Thursday the expert says us that number of cases will decrease in the coming days.
The state has seen that the second wave of COVID-19 had started around August 15 and it was until September 16 in which we saw a significant rise in the COVID-19 cases which was reported.
The daily cases reported have come down from 4,500 to 3,700.
According to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, the number of cases reported has come down by approximately 1,000.
The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare earlier said that the COVID-19 situation in India is now getting improve as more than one lakh people recovered in a single day.
Delhi one of seven worst-affected states
Delhi is the seven states which are worst-affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. In Maharashtra, data reported that Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Punjab – account for 65.5% of the total confirmed cases and 77% of the total deaths.
According to Union health ministry data, Delhi currently has 30,836 active cases of Covid-19 and over 2.20 lakh people have recovered from the infection. The state’s death toll stands at 5087.
The active cases include Delhi’s Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, who is currently under observation at the state-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital. He was admitted to the hospital after he complained of fever. Sisodia had tested positive for coronavirus on September 14.
Sisodia is the second Cabinet minister in the Arvind Kejriwal government to contact Covid-19 infection after Health Minister Satyendar Jain.
In June Our Health Minister was Hospitalised because of COVID-19 positive and later he was administered plasma therapy.