84% Delhi COVID-19 victims had other diseases as well: Jain

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said, on Monday, 84 per cent (38) of the 45 people who died from coronavirus were suffering from other serious diseases

84% Delhi COVID-19 victims had other diseases as well: Jain
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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said, on Monday, 84 per cent (38) of the 45 people who died from coronavirus were suffering from other serious diseases.

With 110 new cases reported in the past 24 hours the COVID-19 tally in the national capital had reached 2,003, he said. 2,054 tests were conducted on Sunday of which 110 were positive, he added.

"Of the total cases, 1,283 were aged below 50 years, 320 were 50-59 years and 386 above 60 years," Jain said and added, detailed information on 14 patients was awaited.

At present, six patients are on ventilators and 26 in the ICU.


In case of deaths, Jain said, 25 were aged 60 years or above, and 10 each in the below 50 years and in 50-59 years categories.

On healthcare, he said, "We have three levels of facilities: COVID care centres, dedicated COVID health centres, and COVID dedicated hospitals. Cases are admitted in these facilities as per their reports. If a patient is asymptomatic, he/she will be admitted to COVID care centres," Jain said.

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