Updated: 01/13/2022 12:43 PM IS
New Delhi [India]Jan 13 (ANI): Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said Thursday that the rate of hospital admissions among COVID-19 patients in the capital has stagnated for the past 4 days, which is a good sign.
The Delhi Minister of Health also said bed occupancy from COVID-19 is 15 percent in the city.
“Delhi is also expected to report around 27,500 COVID-19 cases today. The rate of hospital admissions for COVID patients has been stagnating for 4 days, which is a good sign. The bed occupancy is 15 percent, ”said Jain.
“The data suggests that the number of COVID-19 cases will soon decline. There is no plan for a lockdown, ”he said.
Regarding deaths from COVID-19, he said, “Most COVID deaths occur in people who have comorbidities.”
Delhi reported 27,561 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest number of COVID cases in a single day in the past eight months.
The active case count in the city has risen to 87,445, an increase during the third wave of the pandemic powered by the Omicron variant.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in the state capital is 16.17.716. The cumulative positivity rate is 4.79 percent, while the daily positivity rate is 26.22 percent.
The cumulative death toll in Delhi has risen to 25,240. The death rate is 1.56 percent. (ANI)