Covid: 10 new mass vaccination centres to open in England

Blackburn Cathedral and St Helens Rugby Ground are among the venues chosen to join the

seven hubs already in use.

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Active Covid cases down 94% in 10 weeks, Health News, ET HealthWorld

NEW DELHI: On November 14, 2020, when the capital was battling its third and deadliest Covid wave, 7,340 new cases and a positivity rate of 14.8% had been recorded. The number of active cases stood at 44,456 that day, the highest till date. Nine weeks from that Saturday, the number of active cases has crashed by 93.9% to 2,691 on January 16, when the first phase of vaccination started.

Over the past 24 hours, 299 new Covid-19 cases have been reported with a positivity rate of 0.4%. There were 96 fatalities on November 14, 2020, but it is down to single digit figures now.

Currently, 1,109 patients are admitted in hospitals, occupying less than 10% of the total 11,428 Covid-designated beds. While home isolation cases are 1,234, there are 49 patients admitted in Covid care centres. Out of the 1,408 Covid-19 ICU beds with ventilators, 1,094 are vacant and of the 2,737 Covid-19 ICU beds without ventilators, 2,545 are available.

“Well done Delhi! Delhi records the lowest number of Covid cases in the last 8 months. The positivity rate stands at an all-time low at 0.44%. With the resilience of Delhiites, we are committed to fight and beat Corona,”CM Arvind

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