Delhi is severely affected with the large number of new Covid-19 cases, in past 24 hours 28,395 new Cvoid-19 cases and 277 deaths due to Covid-19 infection reported from Delhi. Delhi is worst affected city in the country with over 28,395 coronavirus cases and 277 deaths in 24 hours, which is one of the worst surge in the Covid-19 cases. In Delhi the total active caseload rose to over 85,600.
The positivity rate also rose to 32.82 per cent on Tuesday, which is the highest positivity rate in the country. According to the Delhi Government Data, total of 86,526 Covid tests were conducted in past 24 hours in Delhi. Delhi also reported over 19,430 recoveries in past 24 hours.
Due to massive surge in the new Covid-19 cases Delhi is facing severe shortage of beds, medicines and medical oxygen.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted "Serious oxygen crisis persists in Delhi. I again urge the center to urgently provide oxygen to Delhi. Some hospitals are left with just a few hours of oxygen," in his official account on Tuesday.
India total new reported cases on Thursday counts 2.9 lakh, while 2021 deaths recorded in a single day, which is highest reported cases so far.
India reported nearly 2.9 lakh fresh cases of Covid-19 infection on Tuesday, which is second highest per day cases reported globally. I past 24 hours 2,021 deaths were also reported which is highest figure so far. Now the per day cases are 2,94,291 which is almost three time of the first wave’s peak which was 98,795 cases.
United States on January 8, reported 3,07,570 new cases, now India reported 2,94,291 cases in a day which is the second highest recorded per day Covid-19 cases in the world.
The positivity rate also climbed to 19% in the country on Tuesday, which is very high figure. The positivity rate in Delhi recoded on Tuesday was 32% which is very high figure and one of three person tested found to be positive. The positivity recorded on Tuesday in Bengal was 25%, while Maharashtra and Jharkhand reported 20% positivity rate.
At this rate per day case might cross 3 lakhs very soon, which is very alarming, signal for India. The death rates are also rising sharply in the country. Last year Central Government imposed country-wide lockdown the contain the Covid-19, which as very effective and helped India in fighting Covid-19 very well.
Maharashtra reported 519 deaths, Delhi 277, Chhattisgarh 191, Uttar Pradesh 162, Karnataka 149 and Gujarat 121. These figure shows very high death count in the Country, which is rising sharply.
State wise new cases reported on Tuesday:
Tamil Nadu: 10,986
Maharashtra is most affected state in the country with 62,097 new cases reported on Tuesday, while 519 deaths are reported in the state on the same day. While Mumbai reported 7,192 new cases on Tuesday.
Cases are also increasing fast in Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday 29,754 new cases reported which close to Sunday’s fresh count of 30,596.
PM Modi insisted to use the lockdown as last resort and save country from lockdown. He said “In today’s situation, we have to save the country from lockdowns.”
The PM said that the leading pharm industry increased the production of medicines, he said “Beds are being increased and special and big Covid hospitals are being set up. We started work on vaccines early and scientists have developed the cheapest vaccines. The private sector has shown innovation and enterprise and we have speeded up approvals.”
Country’s Hospitals are facing shortage of the medial oxygen supply, while center is working on the supply of industrial oxygen to Hospitals for medical use.