Covid: 1,032 new cases in Delhi; positivity rate 3.64 pc

Delhi recorded 1,032 new COVID-19 cases and zero deaths on Thursday, while the positivity rate stood at 3.64 percent, according to data shared by the health department here.

With these new cases, the nation’s capital’s overall Covid tally has risen to 18,98,173 while the death toll stands at 26,184, he said.

Delhi reported 970 new Covid cases on Wednesday with a positivity rate of 3.34% and one death.

Delhi reported 1,118 new coronavirus cases and one death on Tuesday, while the positivity rate was 4.38%.

A total of 28,386 tests were carried out the day before, according to the latest health bulletin.

The number of daily COVID-19 cases in Delhi had hit a record high of 28,867 on January 13 this year during the third wave of the pandemic.

The city had recorded a positivity rate of 30.6% on January 14, the highest in the third wave of the pandemic which was largely due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

The number of patients in home isolation stood at 3,743 on Thursday, the bulletin said, adding that the number of active cases stood at 4,928.

There are 9,578 beds for COVID-19 patients in hospitals in Delhi and 173 (1.81%) of them are occupied, he said. The number of containment zones on Thursday stood at 1,875, according to the bulletin.

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