New Delhi: For the first time, tye corona cases in Delhi have crossed 7000. It has never breached the 700 mark until now. In the last 24 hours, nearly 7178 covid cases were reported in the national capital. It’s the highest number of cases since the pandemic has started. For the last three days, there have been over 600 covid cases per day. On 4th November, there were about 6842 cases in the city and it accounts to be the second-biggest spike.
Delhi can soon become the corona capital of the country:
The talky of corona cases has now reached 4,23,831. In the last 24 hours, 64 deaths were reported. The death rate continues to be 1.6% and the recovery rate is 89%.
Besides the increasing covid cases in Delhi, Air Quality is another major concern in New Delhi and Near Capital Region(NCR). With the winters approaching amid the pandemic, the following days may be much more challenging for Delhites.
As the experts say that the poor air quality can have a major impact on the health if covid patients. The virus known to affect the respiratory system may make things worse with poor air quality conditions.
The positivity rate in Delhi is 12.2 perper centile the national average is 3.9 percent. The centre has asked the states to keep the positivity rate below 5 percent. However, we can see that the positivity rate has been markedly increased in Delhi when compared to the nation’s average positivity rate
On Thursday, a meeting was held with the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain along with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and other officials.
Currently, the RT-PCR ration in Delhi is at 77 perper antigen test and 23 per cent Rt-PCR test. Hence the Union Health Minister has asked the Delhi government to increase the RT-PCR test so that the antigen and Rt PCR ration can be improved.