Updated: May 13, 2021 14:39 First
new Delhi [India]May 13 (ANI): Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia Informed on Thursday that the Kovid positivity rate of the national capital has gone below 14 percent with only 10,400 new COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours.
Addressing a press conference, Sisodia said,Delhi 10,400 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. positivity rate is gone below up to 14 percent. ,
positivity rate of Delhi went up to 36 per cent during the last three weeks and started showing a decline from last week.
like locking down the citybelow for about three straight weeks, Delhi The COVID-19 cases and the positivity rate also started showing a decline. On May 11, the national capital reported a decline of 17.76 per cent in the positivity rate from April 12.
Besides, Sisodia asked the Center to allocate its surplus oxygen to other states as per their requirement, as the demand for the life-saving gas in the national capital has come down to 582 metric tonnes (MT).
“Today, following an assessment of the COVID-19 situation, DelhiThe requirement of oxygen is 582 metric tonnes per day. Sisodia said, as a responsible government, we will give surplus oxygen to those states which need it.
“We have written to the Center to give additional oxygen to other states,” he said.
Even before this, the issue of lack of oxygen has been raised in the House many times. Delhi High Court in the last few weeks, with Delhi The government has been arguing that despite being allocated around 976 tonnes of oxygen, a little over half is reaching hospitals in the national capital. (ANI)