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Third peak of corona in Delhi almost down now: Minister
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Third peak of corona in Delhi almost down now: Minister
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New Delhi, Jan 17 (TIWN): Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Sunday that the third peak of coronavirus had almost come down as positivity rate had dipped to 0.42 per cent a day earlier.

"Now, we can say that the third peak of Covid-19 infections has come down, though I will still urge the people of Delhi to follow the prescribed health guidelines."  Pointing out that the vaccination drive against coronavirus was rolled out at 81 health centers across Delhi on Saturday, the Minister confirmed that one serious adverse reaction case had been reported from All India Institute of Medical Sciences here. 

"There were 51 minor incidents but all persons were allowed to go after a few hours of medical observation, except one patient who was a bit serious and admitted in AIIMS, " Jain added. 

The AIIMS patient is a 22-year-old security guard working at the hospital. He was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit till Saturday night but was stable.  The Minister said that the healthcare workers of Delhi Municipal Corporations (MCDs) were not listed for vaccination on the first day of the drive because of their ongoing protest.

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