As the district struggles with an explosion of novel coronavirus cases, the cityâ€™s situation became grimmer on Wednesday as it recorded 5338 fresh cases, the highest one-day rise so far. The situations is getting out of control as the death count is also increasing each day. Today the district reported 66 death taking the tally to 5504. The total active cases in the district are 4,29,33.
After todayâ€™s addition of positive cases, the caseload in the district rose to 2,54,22,1. The recovery rate recorded today was 80.95 percent.
As many as 3,868 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the total of recoveries to 205784 including 111344 home recoveries.
Todayâ€™s 5338 positive cases were reported from various hospitals.
AIIMS (788), GMC (989), IGGMC (533), NEERI (120), RTMNU (274) Private Lab (2421) and Antigen (213).
The consistent rise in COVID 19 positive figures is an indication that the virus is spreading with a faster pace. Secondly, people are blatantly violating the rules made to control the spread. The situation is alarming and threat of total lockdown looms large on the entire region.