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No death reported in LNJP Hospital

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No death reported in LNJP Hospital

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LNJP Hospital, the Delhi government's biggest COVID-19 treatment facility, did not report any death due to the disease in the last two days, signalling improvement in the pandemic situation

New Delhi : LNJP Hospital, the Delhi government's biggest COVID-19 treatment facility, did not report any death due to the disease in the last two days, signalling improvement in the pandemic situation.

The 2,000-bed hospital''s medical director Suresh Kumar said on Tuesday the number of people on ventilator at the facility has come down by nearly 25 per cent, compared to the figure a month ago.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted on July 28 that LNJP Hospital had not reported any death on July 27, a feat, doctors said, recorded for the first time in the last couple of months.

"After that day, on two more days, our hospital saw no death from COVID-19.... It is definitely a good sign for all of us who are fighting this situation," Kumar told PTI.

Delhi recorded 805 fresh coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the tally in the city to over 1.38 lakh, while the death toll from the disease climbed to 4,021, authorities said. Seventeen new fatalities were recorded, according to the Delhi health department bulletin released on Monday.

The active cases tally stood at 10,207, down from 10,356, on Sunday.

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