Photos: Delhi sees third-highest one-day Covid-19 deaths as cases dip

UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 11:51 AM IST
Relatives of a person who died of Covid-19 during the cremation at Nigambodh Ghat in New Delhi on November 22. Delhi registered its third highest death toll from coronavirus on November 21, taking the tally of deaths from the infection to 8,270. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)
A health worker collects a swab sample from a passenger to test for Covid-19 near Kashmere Gate Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) in New Delhi on November 22. In its third and the most severe Covid-19 wave yet, Delhi has continuously reported cases above 5,000-mark since October 28. This surge reached its highest on November 11 when single-day cases breached 8,000 mark. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)
Samples collected from passengers for Covid-19 test are seen during a testing drive for coronavirus infection, near Kashmere Gate Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) in New Delhi on November 22. Delhi government shared that even though nearly 45,500 tests were conducted on November 21 against an average of over 62,000 tests over the last three days, nearly 48% of them were done through RT-PCR method. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
A healthcare worker carries a Covid-19 patient as she is being transferred to a hospital from CWG Covid-19 Care Centre in New Delhi on November 21. Despite fewer recorded infections, hospitalizations were still the highest. 9,522 Covid-19 positive patients were seeking treatment in various city hospitals on November 21. (ANI)
Security guards in conversation near a Covid-19 bulletin board at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital in New Delhi on November 18. The state government’s Delhi Corona App also showed that 55 per cent of hospital beds earmarked for coronavirus patient were occupied on November 21, while 86.8 per cent intensive care unit (ICU) beds are being used to give care to patients with a severe level of infection, HT reported. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)
A patient suspected of coronavirus infection is taken from an ambulance into the Covid-19 ward at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital in New Delhi on November 18. In preparedness for a worse Covid-19 situation in Delhi, the state government has added 663 ICU beds in its hospitals. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)
A policeman fines a commuter for not maintaining social distancing as a preventive measure against coronavirus infection in New Delhi on November 22. Meanwhile, the penalty for not wearing a mask in public has also been increased from ₹ 500 to ₹ 2000 in the light of a worsening third-wave of coronavirus infections. (Prakash Singh / AFP)

Relatives of a person who died of Covid-19 during the cremation at Nigambodh Ghat in New Delhi on November 22. Delhi registered its third highest death toll from coronavirus on November 21, taking the tally of deaths from the infection to 8,270. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

A health worker collects a swab sample from a passenger to test for Covid-19 near Kashmere Gate Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) in New Delhi on November 22. In its third and the most severe Covid-19 wave yet, Delhi has continuously reported cases above 5,000-mark since October 28. This surge reached its highest on November 11 when single-day cases breached 8,000 mark. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

Samples collected from passengers for Covid-19 test are seen during a testing drive for coronavirus infection, near Kashmere Gate Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) in New Delhi on November 22. Delhi government shared that even though nearly 45,500 tests were conducted on November 21 against an average of over 62,000 tests over the last three days, nearly 48% of them were done through RT-PCR method. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

A healthcare worker carries a Covid-19 patient as she is being transferred to a hospital from CWG Covid-19 Care Centre in New Delhi on November 21. Despite fewer recorded infections, hospitalizations were still the highest. 9,522 Covid-19 positive patients were seeking treatment in various city hospitals on November 21. (ANI)

Security guards in conversation near a Covid-19 bulletin board at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital in New Delhi on November 18. The state government’s Delhi Corona App also showed that 55 per cent of hospital beds earmarked for coronavirus patient were occupied on November 21, while 86.8 per cent intensive care unit (ICU) beds are being used to give care to patients with a severe level of infection, HT reported. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

A patient suspected of coronavirus infection is taken from an ambulance into the Covid-19 ward at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital in New Delhi on November 18. In preparedness for a worse Covid-19 situation in Delhi, the state government has added 663 ICU beds in its hospitals. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

A policeman fines a commuter for not maintaining social distancing as a preventive measure against coronavirus infection in New Delhi on November 22. Meanwhile, the penalty for not wearing a mask in public has also been increased from ₹ 500 to ₹ 2000 in the light of a worsening third-wave of coronavirus infections. (Prakash Singh / AFP)

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There seems to be no end in sight from Delhi’s most severe wave of coronavirus infections, more so after the city recorded 111 Covid-19 deaths on November 21; the third-highest for Delhi so far. The state government’s Delhi Corona app also showed that 55 per cent of hospital beds earmarked for coronavirus patient were occupied on November 21, while 86.8 per cent intensive care unit (ICU) beds are being used to give care to patients with a severe level of infection.

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