Delhi Fights Corona: Delhi reported 165 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours as the COVID positivity rate fell to 0.22%, according to a health department bulletin. With 14 deaths in the same period, the absolute fatality count of the national capital has reached 24,900.
There are 2,445 active Covid-19 cases in the UT, the lowest since March 15 when there were 2,321 active cases. As many as 698 Covid patients are under in-house quarantine. The recuperation rate rose to 98.09% - the highest since February 26 - as 260 patients were released in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate was 98.1% on February 26.
Delhi's total coronavirus caseload stands at 14,32,033 while the death rate stands at 1.74%. Over 14.04 lakh patients have recovered from the infection to date, as per the latest reports. Delhi fights corona and moves towards full unlock
A total of 76,480 tests, including 53,724 RT-PCR COVID-19 tests, were carried in the last 24 hours, according to the bulletin, the cumulative number of containment zones in the national capital currently stands at 5,452.
On April 20, Delhi had registered 28,395 cases, the highest daily rise since the beginning of the pandemic in 2019
At 448, the national capital had recorded the highest daily death count on May 3. As Delhi continues to unlock further, health experts have advised all Covid-19 SOPs be strictly followed as the threat of COVID-19 3rd wave still looms.