New Delhi: Delhi on Friday reported 7,802 new cases, taking the cumulative tally to 4,74,830. In the last two weeks, over 6,000 new cases have been reported on a daily basis.
The number of new cases reported came out of 56,553 tests conducted on the previous day. Of which, 19,910 were RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 36,643 were rapid antigen tests. The positivity rate was 13.80 per cent.
Delhi reported 91 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 7,423. On Thursday, Delhi had the highest single-day death toll of 104 due to coronavirus.
85 deaths were recorded on Wednesday, 83 on Tuesday, 71 on Monday, 77 on Sunday, 79 on Saturday and 64 on Friday.
6,498 patients recovered from the deadly disease, taking the total recovery figure to 4,23,078 in the national capital. The recovery rate was 89.10 per cent.
The new cases outnumbered the recoveries on Friday. Active cases increased by 1,213 in the last 24 hours. Delhi has now 44,329 active cases. A total of 26,741 patients are in home isolation in the national capital.
Out of the total 16,609 beds in coronavirus hospitals, 7,945 beds are vacant.