Delhi Peak has arrived, says Health Minister Jain; India records over 2,68,800 new infections
the nation has seen a sudden drop from 18.86 lajh to 17.87 lakh tests conducted in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the government of Jammu and Kashmir said on Friday that COVID cases in the region have increased 10 times over the past 10 days. The sharp increase required strict adherence to behavior, protocols and the reduction of unnecessary movement by the general public, he said.
The administration declared 12 containment areas in Jammu city as the number of COVID cases rose to 588. The Government Medical College (GMC) and associated hospitals in Jammu suspended routine surgeries, at the exception of those for cancer and emergency surgeries.
On Friday, the nation’s capital recorded 24,383 cases of COVID-19, a 15.5% drop from the previous day, even as the positivity rate rose to 30.64%, indicating that a sample on three taken for a coronavirus test have returned a positive report in the past. 24 hours. Thirty-four deaths were also reported on Friday, according to data shared by the Delhi health department.
As of Thursday, 28,867 cases of COVID-19 were reported, which was the highest one-day spike since the start of the pandemic, when the city conducted 98,832 tests. However, Friday’s figure for coronavirus cases came out of 79,578 tests, with a senior government official saying the drop in cases could be due to a drop in testing “The low number of tests can be attributed to the change in the guidelines of test. In a notice issued earlier this week, the (central) government had said that asymptomatic patients undergoing invasive surgical/non-surgical procedures should not be tested unless there is a need for it or symptoms are developing,” a said the manager.
Mumbai reported nine new COVID-19-related deaths on Friday, the highest single-day death toll since August 11, 2021, and 11,317 new cases, down 17.60 percent from the previous day, the city said. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). With these additions, the financial capital’s coronavirus count rose to 9,81,306, while the death toll rose to 16,435, according to a BMC bulletin.
Additionally, 22,073 patients have recovered from the infection in the past 24 hours, he said. It was the second day in a row that Mumbai witnessed a drop in daily coronavirus infections.
The city had reported 13,702 cases of COVID-19 and six deaths as of Thursday. This means that the metropolis has recorded a 17.60% drop in cases, or 2,385 fewer, in the past 24 hours.
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