About 80 Percent Of The Population In Delhi Has Been Infected So The Spread Of The Virus Has Stopped

News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi

Published by: Vikas Kumar
Updated Wed, 09 Jun 2021 12:53 AM IST

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A total of 5,91,524 tests have been done in Delhi in the last eight days, 3,551 cases of infection have come. At the same time, before this, 9,372 cases came only after 5,54,728 investigations were conducted for eight days from May 24 to 31. Therefore, even after more investigations, the number of infected has decreased by three times.

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The scope of Corona in Delhi has shrunk. Now the more investigation is increasing, the cases are decreasing. Till two weeks ago, more than 1100 cases were coming only after 69 thousand tests were done daily. Now only 443 are getting infected on 74 tests. Experts say that about 80 percent of the population in Delhi has been infected. This has stopped the spread of the virus. This is the reason that even after increasing the investigation, the infected are not increasing.

A total of 5,91,524 tests have been done in Delhi in the last eight days, 3,551 cases of infection have come. At the same time, before this, 9,372 cases came only after 5,54,728 investigations were conducted for eight days from May 24 to 31. Therefore, even after more investigations, the number of infected has decreased by three times. Earlier when the second wave started in the first week of April. Then on April 5, the number of infected people had crossed three thousand. Every day the daily infected were increasing at a record level. During that time, since April 15, on an average, only after 65 thousand tests were being done, 25 thousand were getting infected. There was no improvement in the situation till the last week of April, but after 15 May the situation started changing. Every day the infected kept decreasing and the infection rate also started decreasing. The number of daily infections which was 28,395 on 20 April has now come down to 316 on 08 June. The infection rate also came down from 35 percent to 0.41 percent. Now even after more investigations, the number of infected people is decreasing.

Jugal Kishore, of the Community Medicine Department of Safdarjung Hospital, says that now about 70 thousand tests are being done daily in Delhi, but the infection rate is below one percent. This shows that now there are fewer people left to spread the infection. Everyone else has been infected. In the last sero survey in Delhi, 55 percent people were found infected. It is estimated that now about 80 percent of the population has been infected. This has stopped the spread of the virus.

More than 70 percent RT-PCR testing is being done
More than 70 percent RT-PCR tests are being done in Delhi. Of the total 591,524 tests conducted in the last eight days, 437,727 were by RT-PCR system, which is 74 percent of the total tests. Doctors say that increasing the golden test of corona correctly identifies the infected. Despite the increase in these investigations, the cases are not increasing.
statistics

(24 to 31 May)

date the inspection daily affairs
May 24 61,505 1550
May 25 63,046 1568
26 May 77,103 1491
May 27 70,068 1072
28 May 71,853 1141
May 29 70,473 956
30 May 75,440 946
May 31 65,240 648

(June 1 to 8)

date the inspection daily affairs
June 1 70,813 623
June 2 73,451 576
June 3 80,046 487
4 June 77,174 523
June 5 77,694 414
June 6 76,857 381
7 June 63,610 231
8 June 71,879 316

Note- The figures are according to the Health Department.

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The scope of Corona in Delhi has shrunk. Now the more investigation is increasing, the cases are decreasing. Till two weeks ago, more than 1100 cases were coming only after 69 thousand tests were done daily. Now only 443 are getting infected on 74 tests. Experts say that about 80 percent of the population in Delhi has been infected. This has stopped the spread of the virus. This is the reason that even after increasing the investigation, the infected are not increasing.

A total of 5,91,524 tests have been done in Delhi in the last eight days, 3,551 cases of infection have come. At the same time, before this, 9,372 cases came only after 5,54,728 investigations were conducted for eight days from May 24 to 31. Therefore, even after more investigations, there has been a reduction of up to three times in the infected. Earlier when the second wave started in the first week of April. Then on April 5, the number of infected people had crossed three thousand. Every day the daily infected were increasing at a record level. During that time, since April 15, on an average, only after 65 thousand tests were being done, 25 thousand were getting infected. There was no improvement in the situation till the last week of April, but after 15 May the situation started changing. Every day the infected kept decreasing and the infection rate also started decreasing. The number of daily infections which was 28,395 on 20 April has now come down to 316 on 08 June. The infection rate also came down from 35 percent to 0.41 percent. Now even after more investigations, the number of infected people is decreasing.

Jugal Kishore, of the Community Medicine Department of Safdarjung Hospital, says that now about 70 thousand tests are being done daily in Delhi, but the infection rate is below one percent. This shows that now there are fewer people left to spread the infection. Everyone else has been infected. In the last sero survey in Delhi, 55 percent people were found infected. It is estimated that now about 80 percent of the population has been infected. This has stopped the spread of the virus.

More than 70 percent RT-PCR testing is being done

More than 70 percent RT-PCR tests are being done in Delhi. Of the total 591,524 tests conducted in the last eight days, 437,727 were by RT-PCR system, which is 74 percent of the total tests. Doctors say that increasing the golden test of corona correctly identifies the infected. Despite the increase in these investigations, the cases are not increasing.

statistics

(24 to 31 May)

date the inspection daily affairs
May 24 61,505 1550
May 25 63,046 1568
26 May 77,103 1491
May 27 70,068 1072
28 May 71,853 1141
May 29 70,473 956
30 May 75,440 946
May 31 65,240 648

(June 1 to 8)

date the inspection daily affairs
June 1 70,813 623
June 2 73,451 576
June 3 80,046 487
4 June 77,174 523
June 5 77,694 414
June 6 76,857 381
7 June 63,610 231
8 June 71,879 316

Note- The figures are according to the Health Department.

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