Delhi recorded as many as 25,219 contemporary coronavirus cases on Saturday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the nationwide capital has reached over 11.74 lakh, whereas the demise toll mounted to 16,559. As many as 412 deaths have been recorded, the largest single-day spike in fatalities, in response to the most recent bulletin issued by the Delhi well being division.
According to a well being bulletin issued by the Delhi authorities, 79,780 COVID-19 checks had been performed in the final 24 hours.
Lockdown in Delhi prolonged by a week
In view of the Covid state of affairs, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday introduced that lockdown in the nationwide capital is being prolonged by one week. The present lockdown was to finish on Monday (May 3), nevertheless, it has been additional prolonged for yet another week. This is the second time in 2021 when lockdown has been prolonged to include the unfold of the virus. The restrictions in Delhi had been first positioned on April 19.
Earlier in the day, Kejriwal mentioned that the Covid vaccination for residents in the age group of 18-44 yr will begin in the nationwide capital from May 3.
The case tally stands at 11,74,552 in the nationwide capital, together with 10,61,246 sufferers who’ve both been discharged or have migrated or recovered.
The variety of lively cases is 96,747, of which 50,554 are in residence isolation.
As many as 45,353 vaccine doses had been administered in a day and included 21,828 who acquired the primary dose and 23,525 who received the second dose.
The variety of containment zones in the town has jumped to 39,556 from 37,223 the earlier day.
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