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No coronavirus patient under home isolation in Delhi has died in July: study

NEW DELHI : Not a single coronavirus patient under home isolation in the city has died in July and there has been a "sharp decline" in daily fatality figures in the past two weeks, a Delhi government study on COVID-19 deaths has said.The city's Health department presented these findings to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday, days after he directed them to study all COVID-19 deaths in the last fortnight to understand what steps could be taken to further reduce the number of fatalities. "During the June 24 to July 8 fortnight, a total of 691 deaths took place in Delhi, which is an average of 46 deaths per day during this period," the government said in a statement.According to the study, the number of daily deaths in past few days has

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With cases rising, India’s health facilities and workforce continue to be under severe strain. The risk of further spread is higher now as the economy has started to reopen and most public movement is allowed.Among states, Maharashtra (9,893), Delhi (3,300), Gujarat (2,022), Tamil Nadu (1,829) and Uttar Pradesh (889) have reported the most deaths.
New Delhi: In a bid to provide additional healthcare facilities to Delhi-NCR residents to combat coronavirus, Northern Railways will provide 503 isolation coaches to be used as COVID-19 wards.These isolation coaches, which will have around 8,048 beds, will be parked at nine different stations of the national capital."In view of providing additional healthcare facility to people of Delhi-NCR, Northern Railways on demand of state govt is providing 503 isolation coaches equivalent to 8,048 beds as #COVID Care Centers at 9 different stations of Delhi," Northern Railway said in a statement.According to the Union Health Ministry, the national capital so far has recorded as many as 10,7051 cases of COVID-19.

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