With the increase in cases of COVID-19 cases in the national capital combined with overcrowded hospitals, the University of Delhi (DU) is about to start the COVID isolation center at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (DDU) College. The COVID isolation center will be built at the hostel block at Dein Dayal Upadhyaya College in the 3rd Division of Dwarka in the national capital. It was developed by DU in partnership with ISKON Temple, Dwarka and supported by the Delhi government.
The center will have 180 beds and is expected to start over the weekend, the University said on Twitter on Tuesday.
DU on April 12 released the new COVID-19 classification guidelines. It is said that the teaching-learning of undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) undergraduate (PG) students at all its affiliated colleges and departments and institutions of the university will continue online.
Delhi witnessed two tragic incidents on Tuesday – the highest number of deaths per day at 381 and the total number crossing the 15,000 mark. Over the past six days, the capital has reported the deaths of more than 300 people as a result of Covid-19.
Delhi on Tuesday recorded 24,149 Covid-19 cases, registering a total of 3,948 cases compared to 20201 cases reported on Monday.
A report from the Delhi state health department said the number of coronavirus cases in the city had risen to 10,72,065 and the death toll had risen to 15,009. The standard of living in Delhi is 32.72 percent and the death toll is 1.40%.
A total of 17,862 patients also recovered from the disease, which took a total of 9,58,792. The city now has 98,264 active cases, the highest since the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic.