Coronavirus: Delhi logs 1,072 Fresh cases, 117 deaths in last 24 hrs, positivity rate at 1.53%
Also, with 117 people succumbing to the deadly virus in the same time span.
Delhi on Thursday reported as many as 1072 new COVID-19 cases taking the cumulative total to 14,22,549, a health bulletin said. Meanwhile, the positivity rate today dipped further to 1.53%. The national capital has logged 117 fatalities in the last 24 hours and 3725 recoveries.
Delhi on Wednesday reported 1,491 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest since March 25 when the national capital had reported a single-day tally of 1,515 cases, according to the health bulletin issued by the Delhi government. The national capital recorded a positivity rate of 1.93 per cent in the last 24 hours, remaining below the 5 per cent-mark for the fifth consecutive day. On the other hand, fatalities are also gradually dipping in the national capital, with the city reporting 130 deaths, taking its overall toll to 23,695.
Coronavirus has spread like wildfire in the second wave of the pandemic in India. It doesn't seem to end anytime soon. The second wave of COVID 19 has proven to be harmful and fatal. The fear of contracting the COVID-19 virus is something that is constantly on our minds.
Delhi considers lifting lockdown partially from June 1 as COVID-19 cases dip
The Arvind Kejriwal-led government in the national capital is considering lifting of some lockdown restrictions which were imposed last month as the number of COVID-19 cases registered an upward trend.
State government is considering partial unlocking from June 1 which means some businesses or shops may be allowed to re-open in Delhi from June 1, as per sources. Shops associated with construction work such as hardware shops, maintenance and repair shops may be allowed to resume.
While, malls, spas, gyms have not been allowed to reopen as yet.
Meanwhile, on Sunday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, "If COVID-19 cases continue to decrease, we will begin to unlock Delhi in a phased manner from May 31."
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