Lockdown will not be extended in Delhi
Satyendra Jain, Health Minister of Delhi said Lockdown will not be extended in the national capital
Delhi with mojor parts of the country began Unlock 1.0 this week, allowing salons, shopping malls, and places of worship to re-open in addition to several other activities that were approved in May.
The Capital’s total tally of Covid-19 cases stands at 34,687 and of these, 1,085 have died, according to the Delhi government’s daily health news that accounts for cases and deaths from the day before.
Delhi is the 3rd Worst Hit by Covid-19.
The death toll in Delhi due to the Covid-19 surged past the 1000 mark on Thursday as the city saw 1,877 new infections and 101 new deaths.
It was a new record for single-day numbers which reinforce fears about the outbreak worsening and the need to rapidly ramp up health care infrastructure.
The latest figures push the city’s case fatality rate, or the proportion of infected persons who succumb to the illness, to 3.13%, the highest it has been since March 25, when a single death had taken place from among 35 infections.
The 1,877 new cases came from testing 5,360 samples or a test confirmation rate of over 35%.