Delhi reports record 395 deaths; 24,235 new coronavirus cases

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Delhi reports record 395 deaths; 24,235 new coronavirus cases

The positivity rate was recorded at 32.82 per cent

Delhi reports record 395 deaths; 24,235 new coronavirus cases

New Delhi: The city of Delhi is witnessing a high number of fatalities everyday. On Thursday, Delhi recorded 395 fatalities, which is the highest single-day fatality since the pandemic hit the city. With this, the death toll has reached 15,772 in the national capital.

Delhi recorded 368 deaths on Wednesday, 381 on Tuesday, 380 on Monday, 350 on Sunday, 357 on Saturday, 348 on Friday, and 306 on Thursday.

On the other hand, the Capital reported 24,235 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, taking the cumulative tally to 11,22,286. It was the twelfth consecutive day when more than 20,000 new coronavirus cases were reported from the city.

The city reported 25,986 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, 24,149 on Tuesday, 20,201 on Monday, 22,933 on Sunday, 24,103 on Saturday and 24,331 on Friday.

The number of new cases reported came out of 73,851 tests conducted on the previous day. At least 54,600 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 19,251 rapid antigen tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate was recorded at 32.82 per cent. The cumulative positivity rate was 6.57 per cent, slightly higher than a day before.

A total of 25,615 patients recovered from the deadly disease, taking the total recovery figure to 10,08,537 in the national capital. The active cases declined to 97,977 from 99,752 on the previous day.

As far as vaccination drive is concerned, a total of 31,761 people received vaccines in the last 24 hours. A total of 15,589 people received the first dose of the vaccine whereas 16,172 people received their second dose. So far, 31,33,323 persons have received vaccines in the national capital.

Out of the total 21,152 beds in coronavirus hospitals, 1,628 are vacant. The tally of people in home isolation declined to 53,440 from 53,819 on Wednesday.