New Delhi: The highlights of the coronavirus situation in Delhi included rise in the recovery rate and drop in the number of active cases on Friday. Delhi’s recovery rate has now gone past 86 per cent which is way above the national recovery rate of 63.45 per cent.
As many as 1,866 patients recovered from the deadly virus on Friday taking the total recovery figures to 1,10,931 in the national capital.
With the high recovery figures, the number of active cases dropped by 873 in the last 24 hours. Now, Delhi has 13,681 active cases which is the lowest since June 4.
Delhi continues to record lesser new cases in comparison to the daily recoveries. On Friday, Delhi recorded 1,025 new cases taking the tally to 1,28,389.
With 32 deaths, the toll has now mounted to 3,777.
Out of the 15,475 dedicated beds reserved for Covid patients, 12,265 are vacant. Likewise, of the 9,554 beds in dedicated COVID Care Centres, 8,032 are vacant.
Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday held a meeting with the senior officials of the health department and discussed the sero-surveillance and other issues related to the coronavirus situation in the national capital.
Earlier on Wednesday, he had announced that sero-surveillance will be conducted every month to gauge the percentage of infection in the city.