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Recovering from third wave: As cases fall, Covid wards start clearing out

While 25,920 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours (as on February 18 morning), 66,254 patients have recovered during the same time

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Sohini DasRuchika Chitravanshi Mumbai/New Delhi
As daily fresh Covid cases show a steady decline, the Covid-19 wards in hospitals across the country are now almost vacant.

While 25,920 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours (as on February 18 morning), 66,254 patients have recovered during the same time.

This reflects the story in the Covid wards.

In Delhi’s Lok Nayak Hospital — a dedicated Covid facility, there are 15 Covid patients compared to about 60 two weeks ago. The hospital has a 750-bed facility across two units.

“The patients coming to hospital are usually serious cases. We have only eight patients in the ICU. It is

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First Published: Feb 19 2022 | 6:00 AM IST

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