Delhi reports 407 deaths; 20,394 new coronavirus cases

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Delhi reports 407 deaths; 20,394 new coronavirus cases

The active cases declined to 92,290 from 96,747 on the previous day

Delhi reports 407 deaths; 20,394 new coronavirus cases

New Delhi: The city of Delhi continues to witness a high number of fatalities everyday. Delhi reported 407 deaths on Sunday, taking the toll to 16,966. However, the mark of 400 daily deaths was breached for the first time on Saturday. Delhi recorded 412 fatalities on Saturday, which was the highest single-day fatality since the pandemic hit the city.

Delhi recorded 375 deaths on Friday, 395 on Thursday, 368 on Wednesday, 381 on Tuesday, 380 on Monday, and 350 on Sunday.

The Capital reported 20,394 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the cumulative tally to 11,94,946. The city reported 25,219 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, 27,047 on Friday, 24,235 on Thursday, 25,986 on Wednesday, 24,149 on Tuesday, and 20,201 on Monday.

The number of new cases reported came out of 71,997 tests conducted on the previous day. At least 54,487 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 17,510 rapid antigen tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate was recorded at 28.33 per cent. The cumulative positivity rate was 6.91 per cent, slightly higher than a day before.

A total of 24,444 patients recovered from the deadly disease, taking the total recovery figure to 10,85,690 in the national capital. The active cases declined to 92,290 from 96,747 on the previous day.

As far as vaccination drive is concerned, a total of 49,633 people received vaccines in the last 24 hours. A total of 28,775 people received the first dose of the vaccine whereas 20,858 people received their second dose. So far, 33,02,559 persons have received vaccines in the national capital.

Out of the total 21,483 beds in coronavirus hospitals, 1,347 are vacant. The tally of people in home isolation slightly increased to 50,742 from 50,554 on Saturday.