Delhi reports 22,933 new coronavirus cases; 350 deaths

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Delhi reports 22,933 new coronavirus cases; 350 deaths

The total number of active cases increased to 94,592 from 93,080 on the previous day

Delhi reports 22,933 new coronavirus cases; 350 deaths

New Delhi: Delhi reported 22,933 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the cumulative tally to 10,27,715. It was the eighth consecutive day when more than 20,000 new coronavirus cases were reported from the city.

Delhi reported 24,103 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, 24,331 on Friday, 26,169 on Thursday, 24,638 on Wednesday, 28,395 on Tuesday and 23,686 on Monday.

The number of new cases reported came out of 75,912 tests conducted on the previous day. At least 45,315 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 30,597 rapid antigen tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate was recorded at 30.21 per cent. The cumulative positivity rate was 6.12 per cent, slightly higher than a day before.

Three hundred fifty deaths were recorded on Sunday, taking the toll to 14,248 in the national capital. Earlier, 357 deaths were recorded on Saturday, 348 on Friday, 306 on Thursday, 249 on Wednesday, 277 on Tuesday and 240 on Monday.

The new cases exceeded the recoveries yet again. A total of 21,071 patients recovered from the deadly disease, taking the total recovery figure to 9,18,875 in the national capital. The active cases increased by 1,512 in the national capital. The total number of active cases increased to 94,592 from 93,080 on the previous day. The active cases are at its highest level since the start of pandemic.

As far as vaccination drive is concerned, a total of 69,677 people received vaccines in the last 24 hours. A total of 47,960 people received the first dose of the vaccine whereas 21,717 people received their second dose. So far, 29,49,187 persons have received vaccines in the national capital.

Out of the total 20,333 beds in coronavirus hospitals, 1,579 are vacant. The tally of people in home isolation jumped to 52,296 from 50,285 on Saturday.