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Covid-19 spike: Delhi logs 2,423 new cases, positivity rate at 14.97% | India News

Covid-19 spike: Delhi logs 2,423 new circumstances, positivity fee at 14.97% | Information

New Delhi: Delhi on Sunday reported 2,423 contemporary COVID-19 circumstances with a positivity fee of 14.97 per cent, the very best since January 22, whereas two extra folks died because of the viral illness, in accordance with well being division information. On January 22, the positivity fee stood at 16.4 per cent.

That is the fifth consecutive day when the day by day case rely has remained above 2,000. The positivity fee has remained above 10 per cent for seven straight days.

The contemporary circumstances on Sunday got here out of 16,186 COVID-19 checks performed the day past, the well being division bulletin said.

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With the contemporary infections and fatalities, Delhi’s caseload elevated to 19,69,527 and the dying toll climbed to 26,330, it stated.

Delhi on Saturday recorded 2,311 COVID-19 circumstances with a positivity fee of 13.84 per cent and one fatality.

On Friday, it logged 2,419 circumstances with a positivity fee of 12.95 per cent, whereas two folks died because of the illness.

On Thursday, the town noticed 2,202 circumstances with a positivity fee of 11.84 per cent and 4 deaths.

On Wednesday, Delhi recorded 2,073 COVID-19 circumstances with a positivity fee of 11.64 per cent and 5 fatalities. Wednesday’s dying toll was the very best since June 25, when six folks succumbed to the illness.

The variety of energetic COVID-19 circumstances in Delhi stands at 8,048, up from 7,349 the day past. As many as 5,173 sufferers are in residence isolation, the bulletin stated.

Of the 9,407 beds reserved for COVID-19 sufferers in numerous Delhi hospitals, 464 have been occupied. Beds at Covid care centres and Covid well being centres have been mendacity vacant, it stated. There are 228 containment zones within the metropolis, it added.

Delhi has reported a number of circumstances of the BA.4 and the BA.5 sub-variants of Omicron which are extremely transmissible.

The variety of day by day COVID-19 circumstances in Delhi had touched the document excessive of 28,867 on January 13 this yr throughout the third wave of the pandemic. The town had recorded a positivity fee of 30.6 per cent on January 14, the very best throughout the third wave of the pandemic.

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