Delhi reported 2,909 new Covid-19 cases and 58 casualties on Monday, the well being division stated.
The nationwide capital’s Covid-19 tally now stands at 62,655 together with 36,602 recovered/discharged/migrated cases.
For the primary time in 4 days the variety of information cases fell below 3,000. Between Friday and Sunday, the variety of Covid-19 cases touched or crossed 3,000 each day.
Delhi now has 23,820 lively cases whereas the loss of life toll has gone as much as 2,233.
As the federal government continues to plot new methods to combat the surge in new cases, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal introduced that his authorities will give pulse oximeters which measure oxygen stage in blood to Covid-19 sufferers in dwelling isolation. The sufferers can return the heart beat oximeters to the federal government after they’ve totally recovered, he stated.
He additionally stated the Delhi authorities has greater than tripled testing for Covid-19 from round 5,000 exams per day to 18,000 exams
Kejriwal stated antigen exams, which give the outcomes inside 30 minutes, have additionally been began in Delhi.
Last week, the Delhi authorities capped the costs of Covid-19 exams at Rs 2,400 following the advice of a committee arrange by Union dwelling minister Amit shah.
Delhi’s well being minister Satyendar Jain, who examined optimistic for Covid-19 final week, continued to point out enchancment. He was moved from an ICU to a basic ward of the hospital the place he’s being handled.