Meanwhile, behind the fourth wave of Covid-19, the national capital on Tuesday had the highest number of 13,46868 and 61 deaths due to infections, making it a questionable difference as the most damaged city in the county.
The highest single-day spike in Mumbai is still 9,98,686, followed by Bangalore (37 cases), Chennai (2,105) and Kolkata (1,271).
In the wake of the significant rise in coronavirus cases in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has appealed to the Center to cancel the 10th and 12th board exams and explore alternative methods, including online exams.
He warned that testing could play a role in spreading the virus on a large scale, adding that the centers could emerge as big hotspots.
“Six lakh children in Delhi are going to take the CBSE exam. About one lakh teachers will take part in it. These (centers) could be the cause of large-scale scattering. Children’s life and health are very important,” he told a news conference on Tuesday afternoon. Requesting cancellation.
CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams are set to begin on May 4. With a significant increase in coronavirus cases, the chorus for canceling or postponing board exams is increasing on Tuesday, with the positive rate rising from 12.44 per cent a day earlier to 13.14 per cent.
The death toll was the highest since December 31, when 72 deaths were recorded. On 19 November, 191 Kavid-19 deaths were recorded in the capital, the number of single-day deaths to date.
From April 4 to April 13, 77 77,77575 Kavid-19 cases were recorded in Delhi, an increase of 234 per cent. At the same time, 376 people died due to this disease.
As the coronavirus disease spread in the city, Kejriwal said plasma stocks were running low for the treatment of COVID-19 patients and appealed to those who had recovered from the infection to be active in donating it.
“This (fourth) wave is very dangerous. According to the data of the last 10-15 days, 655 percent of the patients are under 45 years of age. Your health and life are very important to us. So I would like to appeal to the youth to leave the house only when needed and all COVID follows protocol, ”Kejriwal told a news conference earlier in the day.
He also appealed to people whose condition improved to be removed to home isolation so that the bed could be used for patients in critical condition.
“We need to bring hospital management into our efficient planning system. For example, we are now monitoring every patient in the hospital. If doctors think that a particular patient can be cured from home, they are being asked to go back home. This is the responsibility of this hospital or government.” Not moving, not at all.
“We will provide an oximeter to such patients, call our doctors regularly to check them. We will monitor their condition even at home and bring them back to the hospital if necessary,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Delhi government has instructed health facilities to strictly follow the admission protocol when admitting coronavirus patients and said that short or asymptomatic cases could be considered for home isolation. A dedicated COVID must be hospitalized.
The government has warned to take action for failure to determine the admission protocol.
An order issued by the Department of Health last week said hospitals were subsidizing light and medium cases of COVID-19 that did not comply with prescribed admission protocols.
As of Tuesday, 73,731 beds were occupied by COVID-19 patients and 21,994 were homeless in the national capital, according to official records.
According to the latest health bulletin, the growing number of coronavirus cases in Delhi is 7,50,16 and the death toll is now 11,4,43.
On Tuesday, 13,468 cases came out of more than 1.02 lakh tests conducted the day before. There were 11,991 cases and 722 deaths in the city on Monday. A total of 10,7722 cases and 48 deaths were recorded on Sunday.
In Delhi on Saturday, 977 Kavid-19 cases and 39 deaths were reported. The positivity rate also stood at 10.21 percent, breaking the 10-percent mark for the first time this year. The positivity rate was above 15 percent in mid-November last year.
As the number of coronavirus cases in Delhi has increased, private laboratories, which have been testing more than ever before, have said they are wasting significant time uploading data manually on the ICMR website.
Dr Gauri Agarwal of Generating Labs, which conducts COVID-19 testing at Delhi Airport, said they conduct about 6,000 tests a day.
“Manpower and data entry challenges. Many times when workers are infected the whole system has to be attested, ”he said.
A day after the Delhi government declared 14 private hospitals as “complete COVID-19” facilities, these health centers on Tuesday are trying to accommodate existing non-CVID patients due to lack of clear guidelines.
These include Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in Sarita Bihar, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Holy Family Hospital, Max SS Hospital and Fortis Hospital in Shalimar Bagh.