2,505 fresh cases take tally to over 97,000

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2,505 fresh cases take tally to over 97,000

Sunday, 05 July 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The national Capital on Saturday witnessed 2,505 new coronavirus cases and 55 deaths, pushing Delhi’s tally to 97,200 and number of fatalities to 3,004, according to Delhi Government’s daily bulletin. As per the report the total numbers of containment zones are 448 and total 430 number of calls received in the control room.

The Delhi Government has also issued an order regarding revised guidelines and also reviewed preparedness to combat the virus. An order regarding revised guideline for home isolation of very mild, presymptomatic and asymptomatic Covid-19 cases has also been issued, as per health bulletin.

A total of 2,632 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, increasing the number of cured people to 68,256. At present, 25,940 cases are active.

Over 9,925 RT-PCR and 13,748 rapid antigen Covid-19 tests were conducted. In total, 6,20,368 tests have been conducted in the national Capital. Delhi has 448 containment zones.

Currently, 5,522 beds are occupied, out of 15,283 in various hospitals, 1,756 in the dedicated Covid Care Centres and 153 in the dedicated Covid Health Centres.

The Cabinet Secretary reviewed the public health response to Covid-19 and the implementation of guidelines and preparedness. Over 16,004 people are under home isolation, it said.

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