New Delhi: Delhi’s daily count of cases of the Covid-19 witnessed a marginal rise. According to the data released by the Health Department, 13,287 more people tested positive for the viral disease in the Capital in the last 24 hours. The related death toll, however, witnessed a fall, as 300 more people succumbed to the infection in the city, the bulletin showed. As per the latest bulletin, 14,071 more patients recovered from the coronavirus disease in a single-day, taking the cumulative recoveries to 1,258,951 or 92.43% of the overall caseload. Also Read - Fake Covid, Black Fungus Drugs Manufacturing Unit Busted in Delhi, 2 Doctors Among 10 Held
With this, Delhi’s infection total tally has risen to 1,361,986 while total deaths stand at 20,310. In the last two days, i.e. May 10 and 11, the city’s caseload rose by 12,651 and 12,481 fresh infections respectively. The number of deceased on the respective days stood at 319 and 347. Also Read - Delhi Bar & Restaurant Raided For Violating Covid Norms
Active cases have fallen to 82,725, down from 83,809 a day ago and contribute 6.07% of the total cases. Deaths, meanwhile, comprise 1.49% of total cases. Also Read - Delhi Gym Trainer Held For Sending Obscene Texts, Videos to Over 100 Women on Facebook Messenger
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday had said that Covid cases were going down in Delhi, so was the second wave.
“With your cooperation lockdown was successful. We’ve increased number of Oxygen beds in past few days. Yesterday, we started 500 new ICU beds near GTB Hospital. Now there’s no shortage of ICU and Oxygen beds in Delhi, the Chief Minister said.
He suggested that the Centre share the anti-COVID-19 vaccine formula of the two manufacturers with other companies in the country to scale up production.