NDTV India in its assessment found that between 15 August and 22 August, Delhi’s average positivity rate was 6.68%, which rose to 8.59% between 29 August and 5 September. But between 26 September and 3 October, the average positivity rate has come down to 5.62%.
1. 26 September – 3 October: Delhi’s average positivity rate was 5.62% from 26 September to 3 October. During this period, 3,57,614 tests were conducted in Delhi in which 20,108 people were found positive or infected.
2. 19 September – 26 September: A total of 3,80,736 tests were conducted in Delhi from 19 to 26 September, 24923 people were found positive and a positivity rate of 6.54%.
3. September 12 – September 19: Delhi’s positivity rate was 7.03% between September 12 and September 19. During this period, 4,09,826 tests were conducted in Delhi and 28,830 people were found infected.
4. September 5 – September 12: Between 5 September and 12 September, the average positivity rate of Delhi was 7.64%. During this, 3,38,310 tests were done and 25876 people were found infected.
5. 29 August – 5 September: Between 29 August and 5 September, Delhi’s positivity rate reached 8.59%. During this, 1,95,807 tests were conducted and 16,827 people were found positive.
6. 22 August – 29 August: Between 22 and 29 August, there was a positivity rate of 8.32%. During this, 1,36,296 tests were conducted and 11,350 people were found positive.
7. 15 August – 22 August: Between 15 August and 22 August, Delhi’s positivity rate was 6.68%. There were 1,20,952 tests and 8088 people were found positive.
Number of tests increased threefold
It is clearly visible in the figures that the number of tests in Delhi has been increased by 3 times. Nearly 20 thousand tests daily reached 60 thousand and the positivity rate decreased.
Number of patients reduced in hospitals
In the Health Bulletin of Delhi issued on October 3, it was told that the number of admitted patients in hospitals has gone up to 5989. On September 19, the number of admitted corona patients in Delhi’s hospitals had crossed 7000, which has now come down to 6000 for the first time after September 10. Let us tell you that only those patients are admitted in hospitals in Delhi, whose condition is considered serious, 60 years are above the head or suffer from chronic serious illness.
Death figures are the biggest concern
Of course, the positivity rate is decreasing in Delhi and the number of admitted patients in hospitals is also decreasing, but there is great concern for Delhi where 96 deaths occurred between August 15-22. That means an average of 13–14 deaths daily. At the same time, this figure has increased up to 3 times. Between 26 September and 3 October, there were a total of 279 deaths in Delhi, that is, about 40 deaths daily.