Mumbai: The rate of hospital admissions among COVID-19 patients in Delhi is stagnant for the last four days, which is a good sign, Delhi Health Minister, Satyendar Jain said on Thursday.
The Health Minister of Delhi also said that the number of Covid-19 beds in the city is 15 per cent.
Jain said, “Delhi is expected to report around 27,500 COVID-19 cases even today. The hospitalization rate among COVID patients is stable for the last 4 days, which is a good sign. The number of beds remains at 15 per cent.”
He said, “The data suggests that the number of cases of Kovid-19 will come down soon. There is no plan for a lockdown.”
Talking about the deaths due to COVID-19, he said, “Most of the COVID deaths are in people with co-morbidities.”
Delhi recorded 27,561 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours, which is the highest number of COVID-19 cases in a single day in the last eight months. The active caseload in the city has risen to 87,445, marking a surge during the third wave of the pandemic that is seen to be driven by the Omicron version.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the national capital is 16,17,716. The cumulative positivity rate is 4.79 per cent while the daily positivity rate is 26.22 per cent. The total death toll in Delhi has gone up to 25,240. The case fatality rate is 1.56 per cent.