5,023 new coronavirus cases in Delhi; 71 deaths in last 24 hours
New Delhi: Delhi on Monday reported 5,023 new coronavirus cases, taking the cumulative tally to 4,43,552.
The number of new cases reported came out of 39,115 tests conducted on the previous day. Of which, 14,047 were RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 25,068 were rapid antigen tests. The positivity rate was 12.84 per cent.
71 patients died from the deadly disease in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 7,060. 77 deaths were recorded on Sunday, 79 on Saturday, 64 on Friday, 66 on Thursday, 51 on Wednesday, 48 on Tuesday and 42 on Monday.
7,014 patients recovered from the deadly disease, taking the total recovery figure to 3,96,697 in the national capital. The recovery rate was 89.43 per cent.
The recoveries outnumbered the new cases by a significant margin on Monday. Active cases declined by 2,062 in the last 24 hours. Delhi has now 39,795 active cases.
A total of 25,321 patients are in home isolation in the national capital.