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Coronavirus “Under Control” In Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal Cites Numbers

New Delhi:

Delhi has managed to decelerate the unfold of coronavirus for now, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated right this moment, citing figures that fall wanting predictions for June. In place of the anticipated 60,000 lively circumstances by the tip of June, Delhi has solely round 26,000, he stated. the variety of circumstances detected every day, has additionally gone down from final week — round 2,500 a day as a substitute of the near 4,000.

With 87,000 circumstances, the nationwide capital, which is the second worst hit space within the nation, continues to be wanting the 1 lakh circumstances the consultants had predicted in the beginning of final month.

Over the final 24 hours, 2,199 new COVID-19 circumstances have been reported in Delhi, taking the entire to 87,360. The variety of fatalities has gone as much as 2,742 with 62 extra deaths reported in a single day. There are 26,270 lively circumstances.

The day by day hike in circumstances has seen a downward pattern within the final one week.

Mr Kejriwal stated testing, which has been elevated, additionally signifies a slowdown of the virus.

“We have increased the number of tests. There is a good indication… Earlier around 31 out of 100 people whose samples were collected tested positive for Coronavirus. Today, 13 out of 100 people test positive,” Mr Kejriwal stated.

The restoration charge in Delhi has improved from 60 per cent to 66 per cent. The nationwide restoration charge is 59 per cent. The dying charge has remained round three per cent.

Testing has been growing and has remained between 16,000 and 21,000 within the final week.

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