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Seems third wave of Covid-19 in Delhi brought under control: Arvind Kejriwal


PTI, Dec 19, 2020, 5:39 PM IST

New Delhi: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Delhi seems to be under control now, as the city reported 1,133 fresh cases at a positivity rate of less than 1.5 per cent.

“There was a time in November when the daily cases went up to nearly 8,600. But, even then it wasn’t a panicky situation in Delhi, and beds were available. We fought it all together. The fresh cases count today is 1,133, the official report will soon be out,” he told an online briefing.

The highest single-day spike till date – 8,593 cases – was reported on November 11.

The chief minister said the situation in Delhi has improved significantly as the positivity rate had gone up to 15.26 per cent as in early November.

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