Delhi Coronavirus (Covid-19), India Lockdown Latest News Live Update: The health department in their revised guidelines for home isolation on Friday said Covid patients suffering from immunity-targeting health conditions like cancer, HIV and others were not eligible for home isolation.
Delhi Coronavirus (Covid-19) India News Live Updates: The national capital recorded 2,520 fresh coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the tally in the city to over 92,000, while the death toll from the disease mounted to 2,923. After an increase in testing in the month of June, Delhi has conducted 5,96,695 tests so far. The number of fresh cases in the national capital in the last five days has not shown any particular trend.
The health department in their revised guidelines for home isolation on Friday said Covid patients suffering from immunity-targeting health conditions like cancer, HIV and others were not eligible for home isolation. The bulletin also said psychiatrists working in hospitals and medical institutions under the Delhi Health department would be deployed at Covid hospitals and facilities to provide tele-consultancy to patients.
Calling the situation “chaotic”, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said donating plasma could be a chance to save someone’s life as he launched of country’s first plasma bank Thursday. Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting with the chief ministers of Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to discuss the Covid situation in Delhi and its adjoining areas on the same day.
India reported its highest single day spike of 22,771 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours along with 442 fatalities, the Union Health Ministry said Saturday. Over 18,600 people have succumbed to the disease till now.
Delhi Coronavirus (Covid-19), India Lockdown Latest News Live Update: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the situation in the capital is improving and is “not as terrible” as predicted a month ago. Follow LIVE updates below
Welcome to our live blog: Delhi’s caseload stands at 94,695 along with 2,923 fatalities as of Friday evening as the department issued revised guidelines for home isolation.
A donor at Delhi’s plasma bank. (Express Photo: Tashi Tobgyal)
Delhi Coronavirus news live updates:
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said plasma therapy would be “helpful to treat covid patients” till the time a vaccine is discovered. To donate their plasma, one can call 1031 or send a WhatsApp message to 88-0000-77-22 and register, after which the person will be contacted by a Delhi government doctor. The government will send a vehicle to take donors to the plasma bank, or reimburse them for the travel cost if they wish to come in their private vehicle.
The number of recovered patients in Delhi is small at present as the number of people who had recovered two weeks ago was a little over 21,000.
According to the bulletin, 65,624 patients have recovered, been discharged or migrated so far, while the number of active cases stands at 26,148. The number of containment zones in the city stood at 445 on Friday.
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