Delhi reports 1,418 new coronavirus cases; positivity rate at 1.60 pc
New Delhi: Delhi on Friday reported 1,418 new cases, taking the cumulative tally to 6,14,775. The number of new cases reported came out of 88,400 tests conducted on the previous day.
Of which, 48,180 were RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 40,220 were rapid antigen tests. The positivity rate was 1.60 per cent. The cumulative positivity rate stands at 8.06 per cent.
37 patients died due to coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 10,219. 35 deaths were recorded on Thursday, 32 on Wednesday, 41 on Tuesday, 60 on Monday and 33 on Sunday.
2,160 patients recovered from the deadly disease, taking the total recovery figure to 5,93,137 in the national capital. The recovery rate was 96.48 per cent.
The recoveries outnumbered the new cases on Friday. Active cases declined by 779 in the last 24 hours. Delhi has now 11,419 active cases.
Out of the total 18,817 beds in coronavirus hospitals, 15,578 are vacant.