Delhi reports 1,063 new coronavirus cases; positivity rate 1.18 pc
New Delhi: Delhi on Thursday reported 1,063 new coronavirus cases, taking the cumulative tally to 6,20,681. The number of new cases reported came out of 89,920 tests conducted on the previous day.
Of which, 47,889 were RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 42,031 were rapid antigen tests. The positivity rate was 1.18 per cent. The cumulative positivity rate stands at 7.64 per cent.
37 patients died due to coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 10,384. 18 deaths were recorded on Wednesday, 25 on Tuesday, 27 on Monday, 26 on Sunday and 32 on Saturday.
1,120 patients recovered from the deadly disease, taking the total recovery figure to 6,02,388 in the national capital. The recovery rate was 97.05 per cent.
The recoveries outnumbered the new cases on Thursday. Active cases declined by 94 in the last 24 hours. Delhi has now 7,909 active cases.
Out of the total 18,779 beds in coronavirus hospitals, 15,966 are vacant.