Saturday, May 30, 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic: 1 COVID-19 death almost every hour in Delhi

Out of the total cases, 6,412 are active, and at least 6,267 patients have recovered from the disease so far, the Health Department said.

New Delhi: The coronavirus cases count in the national capital jumped to 12,910 with 591 new cases reported in the last 24 hours and the toll reached 231 with 23 deaths in past 24 hours, the Delhi Health Department said on Saturday.

With 23 deaths in 24 hours, the national capital recorded one death almost every hour.

The Health report said that the cumulative death figures refer to fatalities where primary cause of death was found to be the infection, as per the report of the Death Audit Committee on the basis of case sheets received from various hospitals.

Out of the total cases, 6,412 are active, and at least 6,267 patients have recovered from the disease so far, the Health Department said.

A total of 13 new coronavirus containment zones were announced in Delhi on Friday, taking the total in the national capital to 92, the Delhi government said.

The national capital has seen more than 2,200 COVID-19 cases in the last four days.

So far, 34 zones have been de-contained, government data shared on Friday morning said. It talked of 79 containment zones, which late on Friday jumped to 92.

Six new zones were declared in South West district, and five in North district, the data said.

East and North districts have the highest 17 zones each.

The South district has 16 red zones. East and West districts have one zone each.

The South West district has 10 red zones while North West and Central districts have eight zones each.

The North East district has five zones while Shadhara district has six zones.

Three red zones are in the New Delhi district.

As of Friday, Delhi had a total of 12,319 corona cases, with 208 deaths

SourceIANS
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