In the middle of a spike in day-to-day COVID-19 cases in the city, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday said the pandemic scenario in the national capital is “under control” as long as the positivity rate is listed below one per cent.Interacting with press reporters, the minister told that 407 cases were reported on Sunday, and the positivity rate was 0.60 percent, which is much listed below the one per cent-mark.”The health publication for Monday will be provided quickly, and today, about 350 cases have been tape-recorded. So, we are alert, but as long as the positivity rate is below one percent, the circumstance is well under control,” he said.The scenario in Maharashtra and a couple of other states, where high positivity rates are being recorded, is different, Jain asserted.”In Maharashtra, 16,620 cases were taped (on Sunday) with a positivity rate of 16.46 percent, in Kerala, the figures were 1,792 with 3.54 per cent positivity rate. In Punjab, it was 1,492 cases with 4.81 per cent, and in Gujarat, it was 810 cases with 1.78 percent positivity rate. However in Delhi, it was 407 cases with 0.60 per cent positivity rate,” he added.On Sunday, Delhi’s everyday new case tally crossed the 400-mark for the 4th consecutive day.On Saturday, the city had actually tape-recorded 419 new COVID-19 cases, while the positivity rate stood at 0.56 per cent, according to information shared by the health department.On Friday, 431 new cases were taped, the greatest single-day spike in over two months, while the depend on Thursday was 409. Jain on Friday had actually said the figures of over 400 per day suddenly were “not worrying”, and asserted that the positivity rate was still listed below one per cent.”We are totally prepared and on a complete vigil,” he had then stated, and included that over 70,000-80,000 tests were being conducted per day.The city’s COVID-19 death toll on Sunday climbed to 10,941, with four more fatalities being taped in a 24-hour duration, based on the publication provided by the Delhi Health Department With 407 new COVID-19 cases, Delhi infection tally on Sunday rose to 6,43,696.
As long as positivity rate is below 1 percent, COVID 19 circumstance is
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