Delhi’s Hindu Rao Hospital Staffer Dies Due To Covid-19: Kejriwal Govt To Assist With 1 Crore To The Family

The death of the technician marked the first casualty of a healthcare worker associated in Delhi.

The Kejriwal Government today assisted the Lab technician’s Family with ₹ 1 crore, the first to succumb to COVID-19. A 56-year-old lab technician working at Hindu Rao Hospital under the North Delhi Municipal Corporation succumbed to coronavirus last year in June.

The death of the technician marked the first casualty of a healthcare worker associated in Delhi.

The Delhi Government remembering late Rakesh Jain tweeted saying “Shri Rakesh Jain, posted as a lab technician at Hindurao Hospital, died due to corona infection, today Chief Minister @ArvindKejriwal Ji met his family and gave an assistance of ₹ 1 crore.

The Delhi government stands with the families of its Corona warriors at every step.”

However, according to the north MCD officials, it was reported that the patient was diabetic and was last reported for duty on June 9, 2020. He was admitted to the Delhi Heart and Lung hospital with a fever on June 12. It was noted that initially, his condition was improving the onset of hypoxemia deteriorated his condition.

India’s total Active Caseload stands at 2.02 lakh (2,02,022) today. The present active caseload is 1.78% of the total Positive Cases. 24,882 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and Madhya Pradesh reported 87.72% of the new cases in the last 24 hours.

India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,09,73,260 today. The national Recovery Rate is 96.82%. The gap between total recovered cases and active cases are constantly rising and stands at 10,771,238 today.

19,957 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours. 86.43% of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 6 States.

India recorded a significant milestone in its countrywide COVID19 vaccination drive which started on 16th January 2021.

More than 20 lakh (20,53,537) vaccine doses were given on Day-56 of the vaccination drive (12th March 2021) through 30,561 sessions. This is the highest single-day vaccine administration so far.

16,39,663 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose (HCWs and FLWs) and 4,13,874 HCWs and FLWs received the 2nd dose of vaccine.

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