Business »  Topic »  Coronavirus: Good news for Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai; COVID-19 transmission rate drops below 1

Coronavirus: Good news for Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai; COVID-19 transmission rate drops below 1


Coronavirus transmission in Delhi has dropped.. (Reuters image)

The rate of Coronavirus transmission in Delhi has dropped below 1 for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak. The transmission rate, which is also called Reproduction number (or R) has also gone below 1 in Mumbai and Chennai, The Indian Express reported today.

R-value measures the pace of the spread of the epidemic in a population. The R-Value below 1 usually signals the start of the end of the epidemic, the report said. It, however, cautioned that scientists are cautious about the situation in Delhi.

IE quoted Sitabhra ...


Read the full text financialexpress