Delhi Records 4,454 Fresh Cases,121 Deaths From Coronavirus On Monday
The capital recorded 121 deaths yesterday, a figure above the 100 fatalities mark for the sixth time in the last 12 days
Delhi continues its fight against COVID19 as it recorded 4,454 fresh cases on Monday (23 November). With 121 deaths in just 24 hours, this was the sixth time in the last 12 days when more than 100 deaths were reported in a single day. According to the health bulletin, more than 37,000 tests were conducted on Sunday, which makes the Monday numbers relatively better compared to the last two weeks.
On 11 November, 8,593 infections were reported that made the capital not just the city to register the highest surge in India, but also globally surpassing previous records created by Sao Paulo in Brazil and New York City in the United States.
Yesterday saw a total of 37,329 active cases as compared to Sunday’s 40,212 positive patients. Of the total 5,34,317 infections till date, 4,88,476 people have successfully recovered from the contagion.
The Delhi government under Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal put together strict guidelines in the post festive season including increasing the fine for not wearing face-mask from 500 rupees to 2,000 rupees, random testing on the Delhi-Noida border and restricting guests at social gatherings. Further, the union home ministry has also committed itself to Delhi’s fight against the pandemic by increasing beds and medical staff across the city’s COVID facilities.
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