Delhi logs 6,500 fresh COVID cases in 24 hours; CM Kejriwal announces oxygen concentrator banks

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New Delhi: In a glimmer of hope for the individuals of Delhi, town recorded 6,500 new coronavirus instances within the final 24 hours, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated right now.

The town’s check positivity price has additionally dropped to 11 per cent, he stated, including that coronavirus’s influence goes down within the nationwide capital.

“Within the final 24 hours, 6,500 instances have been reported in Delhi, the positivity price has additional gone all the way down to 11%. So Corona’s influence goes down in Delhi. 1000 ICU beds have been arrange inside 15 days, our docs and engineers have set an instance. I thank them,” Kejriwal stated throughout a digital press convention.

Oxygen concentrator financial institution in Delhi

He additionally introduced that the Delhi authorities has arrange ‘Oxygen Concentrator Financial institution’ in each district, which would offer doorstep supply to sufferers who’re in dwelling isolation.

“It’s important to supply oxygen to COVID sufferers, on time. We now have began this for such sufferers. 200 such banks have been arrange in each district. Our group will present the concentrator on the doorstep of sufferers in dwelling isolation if wanted,” he added.

The Chief Minister additional stated that every financial institution can have 200 oxygen concentrators, including that for individuals who want oxygen, the federal government group will attain them in two hours.

Drop in COVID instances because of lockdown?

The nationwide capital on Friday recorded 8,506 COVID-19 instances, the primary time the nationwide capital noticed lower than 10,000 infections in over a month. 

Medical specialists imagine that the lockdown is the principle issue behind the dip amid the second wave of the pandemic. The nationwide capital has been below lockdown since April 19.

“Lockdown, I’d say is the largest consider arriving at a scenario the place we are actually, when each day instances from 28,000 have come all the way down to about 8,500. Nonetheless, it’s nonetheless an enormous determine, and there must be no room for complacency, on any entrance,” Medical Director of Rajiv Gandhi Tremendous Speciality Hospital (RGSSH), BL Sherwal, informed PTI.

The each day COVID rely crossed the 28,000-mark on April 20 in Delhi that had been battling a brutal second wave of the pandemic.

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