Photos: Recoveries exceed new Covid cases in Delhi; tally past 1.3 lakh

Updated On Jul 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST

The addition of 1,075 new Covid-19 cases on July 26 took Delhi’s Covid-19 casecount past the 1.3 lakh mark. On the same day however the capital posted 1,807 recoveries in continuation of a healthy trend in the fight against the virus. Delhi’s recovery rate for coronavirus patients is now hovering around an enviable 90% mark and the number of people currently infected by the virus in the city has also dropped to below 12,000.

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Patients in a yoga class at the CWG village COVID-19 Care Centre near Akshardham in New Delhi on July 24. Delhi posted 1,075 new Covid 19 cases on July 26, taking the total number of coronavirus virus cases recorded so far in the capital past the 1.3 lakh mark but also managed 1,807 recoveries at the same time. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST

Patients in a yoga class at the CWG village COVID-19 Care Centre near Akshardham in New Delhi on July 24. Delhi posted 1,075 new Covid 19 cases on July 26, taking the total number of coronavirus virus cases recorded so far in the capital past the 1.3 lakh mark but also managed 1,807 recoveries at the same time. (PTI)

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Medics applaud a patient on her discharge from Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital after she recovered from COVID-19 in New Delhi on July 25. With the latest health bulletin update, the number of currently infected people in the national capital has come down to 11,904, marking the continuance of a healthy trend. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST

Medics applaud a patient on her discharge from Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital after she recovered from COVID-19 in New Delhi on July 25. With the latest health bulletin update, the number of currently infected people in the national capital has come down to 11,904, marking the continuance of a healthy trend. (PTI)

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A motorist passes by a mural of frontline workers against coronavirus at RK Puram in New Delhi on July 25. Delhi’s Covid-19 recoveries have outstripped new cases on almost all days this month barring a few exceptions, after ramped-up containment and testing efforts over the past month or so. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST

A motorist passes by a mural of frontline workers against coronavirus at RK Puram in New Delhi on July 25. Delhi’s Covid-19 recoveries have outstripped new cases on almost all days this month barring a few exceptions, after ramped-up containment and testing efforts over the past month or so. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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A health worker chemically disinfects the premises of the inner circle at Connaught Place in New Delhi on July 25. Delhi recorded its first coronavirus case on March 2 this year, over a month after India recorded its first case on January 30 in Kerala. With the exception of activities barred by the centre, much of daily life has now resumed in the capital with due precautions. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST

A health worker chemically disinfects the premises of the inner circle at Connaught Place in New Delhi on July 25. Delhi recorded its first coronavirus case on March 2 this year, over a month after India recorded its first case on January 30 in Kerala. With the exception of activities barred by the centre, much of daily life has now resumed in the capital with due precautions. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

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A man purchases vegetables while a health worker collects a swab sample from a man opposite him, in New Delhi on July 25. In contrast with the number of tests conducted over the week but in line with weekend figures, fewer tests were conducted on July 26 at 17,522. Delhi is currently just a fraction short of completing a million tests. (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST

A man purchases vegetables while a health worker collects a swab sample from a man opposite him, in New Delhi on July 25. In contrast with the number of tests conducted over the week but in line with weekend figures, fewer tests were conducted on July 26 at 17,522. Delhi is currently just a fraction short of completing a million tests. (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)

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Delhi Police personnel penalizes a commuter for not wearing a face mask while out in public at Gole Market on July 23. The health bulletin for July 26 said that 21 deaths were registered over the last 24 hour period, taking the total casualties caused by the infection in Delhi to 3,827. Additionally, ten new containment zones were added, pushing the count of restricted areas to 714. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST

Delhi Police personnel penalizes a commuter for not wearing a face mask while out in public at Gole Market on July 23. The health bulletin for July 26 said that 21 deaths were registered over the last 24 hour period, taking the total casualties caused by the infection in Delhi to 3,827. Additionally, ten new containment zones were added, pushing the count of restricted areas to 714. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT Photo)

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Beds being made at the recently launched 450-bed Covid-19 hospital in Burari on July 25. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had claimed last week that Delhi has turned a corner in its fight against the virus, took to Twitter on July 26 to say that the occupancy of designated hospital beds for Covid-19 has come down sharply in the national capital over the last one month. (Ajay Aggarwal / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST

Beds being made at the recently launched 450-bed Covid-19 hospital in Burari on July 25. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had claimed last week that Delhi has turned a corner in its fight against the virus, took to Twitter on July 26 to say that the occupancy of designated hospital beds for Covid-19 has come down sharply in the national capital over the last one month. (Ajay Aggarwal / HT Photo)

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A Covid-19 patient reports to a health worker at the CWG Sports Complex Covid-19 Care Centre on July 24. 6,976 active patients have currently been kept in home isolation in the capital, while over 3,000 people who arrived here on Vande Bharat Mission and bubble flights have been accommodated in dedicated Covid care centres. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 03:20 PM IST

A Covid-19 patient reports to a health worker at the CWG Sports Complex Covid-19 Care Centre on July 24. 6,976 active patients have currently been kept in home isolation in the capital, while over 3,000 people who arrived here on Vande Bharat Mission and bubble flights have been accommodated in dedicated Covid care centres. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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