1,215 new coronavirus cases in Delhi; tally crosses 1.57 lakh
New Delhi: Delhi on Thursday reported 1,215 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 1,57,354. With 22 fatalities, the death toll reached 4,257 in the last 24 hours.
It was the highest number of deaths since August 7, when Delhi had reported 23 fatalities.
On the other hand, 1,059 patients recovered from the deadly disease on Thursday. A total of 1,41,826 patients have recovered in the national capital so far. The recovery rate is 90.13 per cent.
The active cases increased by 134 in the national capital. Delhi has now 11,271 active cases. 5,707 patients are being treated in home isolation.
10,994 rapid antigen tests and 6,010 RTPCR, CBNAAT and TrueNat tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. The total number of tests done till date in Delhi stands at 13,75,193.
The positivity rate was 7.14 per cent in the previous 24 hours.