In Delhi, 28,867 Covid-19 instances have been reported on Thursday, the sharpest one-day improve for the reason that onset of the epidemic and 31 deaths, whereas the positivity fee rose to 29.21 per cent, in response to well being division knowledge.
Delhi recorded the most important each day surge of 28,395 instances on April 20 final 12 months. In line with the info, Thursday’s positivity fee is the very best since Might 3, when it was 29.6 %.
On Wednesday, 40 deaths have been reported in Delhi, the very best since June 10 final 12 months, whereas 44 deaths have been reported. Of the 164 covid deaths reported within the first 13 days of January, most sufferers had comorbidities, in response to authorities knowledge.
Amid a rising variety of Kovid-19 instances within the nationwide capital, Delhi Well being Minister Satyendra Jain stated earlier as we speak that town has no intention of imposing a lockdown at current, and the Kovid-19 state of affairs is at present below management.
In the meantime, the AAP authorities in Delhi determined earlier this week to tighten the Covid-19 ban within the metropolis. Now, eating places, bars and golf equipment have closed within the nationwide capital, and solely supply and takeaway companies can be out there.
Officers have additionally imposed an evening curfew and weekend lockdown in Delhi, whereas all actions besides these concerned in important companies are prohibited. Public gatherings have been banned in Delhi and vaccinations are being expedited.
(With PTI inputs)