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Covid-19 outbreak in Delhi as national capital sees huge jump, records over 1000 fresh cases in 24 hours

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Covid-19 has started spreading again in Delhi and the risk of corona infection has started increasing in the national capital. According to the report of Delhi Health Department, 1066 new cases of corona and two deaths have been registered in Delhi in the last 24 hours. With this, 687 patients of Corona have been cured, during which the positivity rate has been 6.91 percent. At present, if we talk about the active cases of corona in Delhi, then their number is 3239.

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According to the Health Department of the Delhi Government, 15433 tests were conducted in Delhi in the last 24 hours and during this time 1066 covid positives came out with a positivity rate of 6.91. At the same time 687 patients were discharged.

On Tuesday, the national capital logged 781 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 6.40 per cent along with two fatalities.

With the fresh infections, the case tally in the national capital rose to 19,49,736, while the death toll mounted to 26,305. The number of tests conducted the previous day was 12,209. The number of active cases of the disease in Delhi now stands at 2,862, up from 2,548 the previous day.

At present, 1989 patients infected with corona in Delhi are in home isolation and 184 patients are hospitalized. On the other hand, if we talk about the hospitalized patients, out of these 52 patients are on ICU, 6 patients are on ventilator and 50 patients are on oxygen support. Along with this, 144 of the hospitalized patients are from Delhi and 40 patients are from outside Delhi.

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Talking about Covid testing, in the last 24 hours, 10977 RTPCR / CBNAAT tests have been done in Delhi and 4516 rapid antigen tests have been done. Till now 39445292 tests have been conducted in Delhi. Apart from this, 27663 Covid vaccine has been given in Delhi in the last 24 hours, out of which 2899 have been given the first dose and 6415 have been given the second dose. Apart from this, the third dose has been given on 18349. So far, 1950802 cases of corona positive have been registered in Delhi.

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