Mumbai: COVID19 cases are at another peak in Delhi, following which it was rumored that there will be reimposition of lockdown in National Capital. Well, state health minister Satyendar Jain said that there will be no lockdown as such a step will not be effective.
“I don’t think it will be an effective step now, wearing of masks by everyone will be more beneficial,” he added while stating that the third wave of COVID-19 has passed its peak in Delhi. Active coronavirus cases in Delhi currently stand at 39,990.
— ANI (@ANI) November 16, 2020
Over the last week, Delhi contributed the maximum number of new cases in the country, breaching the 8,500-mark for a day and recording over 51,000 cases in the last week. Since Friday, the capital has recorded more than 90 deaths per day. The day’s bulletin released by the Delhi government in the afternoon recorded 3,235 cases and 95 deaths with a positivity rate of 15.33 percent.