- 11,486 new cases of corona were reported in Delhi on Saturday
- Kovid-19: 60 percent of those who died in the ‘third wave’ did not get proper vaccination
- 58,593 active cases of corona in Delhi
Delhi Corona Updates: Delhi on Saturday reported 11,486 new corona virus (COVID19) cases in the last 24 hours. At the same time, 14,802 patients were cured of corona and 45 more patients died during this period. According to the latest data released by the Delhi Health Department, during this period the positivity rate stood at 16.36%, while there are 58,593 active cases of corona in Delhi.
According to the latest update of the Delhi Health Department, now a total of 1782514 cases of corona virus infection have been reported in the capital Delhi. At the same time, till now a total of 16,98,335 patients have become corona free after beating this epidemic. With this, the death toll from Corona has reached 25586 so far. The number of containment zones in Delhi has also reached 43457.
Know the condition of corona testing in Delhi
According to the Delhi Health Department, a total of 70,226 tests have been done in Delhi today. Of these, 56,551 RTPR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 13675 rapid antigen tests were conducted. A total of 3,44,01,748 tests have been conducted in Delhi so far and 18,10,618 tests have been done per 10 lakh people.
Kovid-19: 60% of those who died in the ‘third wave’ did not get proper vaccination
60 percent of those who died during the current wave of the Kovid-19 epidemic were those who had either not been vaccinated at all or had only partially vaccinated. This has been said in a study of a private hospital. The study conducted by Max Healthcare states that most of the recorded deaths were people above 70 years of age or were also suffering from various other ailments like kidney ailments, heart disease, diabetes, cancer. “Of the 82 deaths in our hospitals so far, 60 per cent were people who had either partially vaccinated or had not been vaccinated at all,” it said in a statement.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has also been emphasizing that those patients who have weak immunity and who have other diseases are also dying. A comparative study of three waves of the pandemic also states that during the third wave of the pandemic, only 23.4 per cent patients needed oxygen, while 74 per cent during the second wave and 63 per cent during the first wave were given oxygen. was needed.
The study said that 41 children were admitted due to Kovid-19 in all hospitals of the Max network. It said, “However, there have been no deaths in this age group. Seven needed to be admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit while two needed to be put on a ventilator.” The hospital said that when Delhi reported 28,000 cases during the second wave in April, ICU bed availability in hospitals was zero, while there was no bed availability crisis during the current wave when a high number of cases were reported last week.
The number of hospitalizations during the first, second and third wave stood at 20,883, 12,444 and 1378, respectively, the report said. The overall mortality rate in the first wave was 7.2 percent which increased to 10.5 percent during the second wave. Max hospitals have registered a mortality rate of six per cent during the current wave. “Although the number of admitted patients has increased rapidly over the past 10 days and more and more deaths are being reported daily, the good news is that the oomicron pattern is causing mild illness,” the study said.
It said that the reason for the low number of hospitalizations is anti-Covid vaccination and due to this there is no need for oxygen delivery on a large scale. The hospital chain studied from the start of the third wave of COVID-19 to 20 January 2022. The study was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Sandeep Budhiraja, Group Medical Director, Max Healthcare. Let us tell you that during the third wave in the national capital, 28,867 cases were reported on 13 January 2022, which is the highest number of cases reported in a single day since the start of the pandemic. The number of cases of the epidemic has started declining now.
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