New Crisis in the Making? Uptick in Covid Cases in Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat Even as India Numbers at Two-yr Low


In a span of seven days in the last week, Delhi, Haryana and Gujarat have reported a rise in typical everyday Covid-19 cases even as the countrywide numbers have tremendously decreased and is presently at two-year low.

Delhi on Saturday tape-recorded 160 fresh COVID-19 cases while the positivity rate rose to 1.55 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department. With this, the nationwide capital’s COVID-19 caseload has actually increased to 18,66,102. The death toll due to the viral disease remained the same at 26,156, the most recent publication stated.There has been

an uptick in COVID-19 cases in Delhi over the last 3 days. Delhi had on Friday recorded 146 cases and one death, while the positivity rate stood at 1.39 per cent.On Thursday,

the city had actually taped 176 cases, registering a 40 percent boost over the previous day’s count. The positivity rate stood at 1.68 percent while no death was reported. On Wednesday, 126 cases were reported with a positivity rate of 1.12 percent and someone had actually surrendered to the disease.Advertisement An overall of

10,312 COVID-19 tests were

carried out in Delhi the previous day, the publication said.Meanwhile, states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have shown indications of stability. On the other hand, the seven-day average increased from 47 on April 4 to 68 on Saturday in Haryana.Gujarat reported a case of the XE variation of Omicron on Friday and has all at once seen a minor increase in Covid-19 cases in the past few days. The western Indian states,

which reported simply 8 cases on Thursday, saw the case count dive to 34 on Saturday, the highest considering that March 13. Meanwhile, the seven-day average has actually risen to 15, from nine on April 4. The Centre has actually advised Kerala, Delhi, Haryana, Maharashtra and Mizoram to take pre-emptive action in areas of issue to control any emerging spread of coronavirus infection after they reported a greater contribution to India’s daily brand-new COVID-19 cases. In a letter to the four states and the union territory, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan underlined that regular tracking and follow-up action in emerging areas of issue is essential and that laxity at any level may nullify the gains in pandemic management so far.Read all the most recent News, Breaking News and IPL 2022 Live Updates here.Published at Sun, 10 Apr 2022 01:39:15 -0400