Delhi reports 1,374 new coronavirus cases; active cases increase
New Delhi: Delhi reported 1,374 new novel coronavirus cases taking the tally to 1,54,741 on Tuesday. With 12 fatalities, the death toll reached 4,226 in the last 24 hours.
On the other hand, 1,146 patients recovered from the deadly disease on Tuesday. A total of 1,39,447 patients have recovered in the national capital so far. The recovery rate is 90.11 per cent.
The active cases increased by 216 in the national capital. Delhi has now 11,068 active cases. 5351 patients are being treated in home isolation.
A total of 20,266 tests were conducted on Tuesday. 14,847 rapid antigen tests and 5,419 RTPCR, CBNAAT and TrueNat tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. The total number of tests done till date in Delhi stands at 13,37,374
With the increase in active cases, the positivity rate increased to 6.8 per cent on Tuesday. It was 5.2 per cent on Monday.