New Delhi: The new coronavirus cases are continuously dipping in the national capital. In the last four days, the new infection count has remained below the mark of 10,000. On Monday, it even dropped below 5,000 mark. 4,524 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative tally to 13,98,391.
Delhi reported 6,456 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, 6,430 on Saturday, 8,506 on Friday, 10,489 on Thursday, 13,287 on Wednesday and 12,481 on Tuesday.
The number of new cases reported came out of 53,756 tests conducted on the previous day. At least 41,849 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 11,907 rapid antigen tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate declined to 8.42 per cent from 10.40 per cent on the previous day. The cumulative positivity rate was 7.62 per cent.
On the other hand, even if the new infections continued to dip, the daily deaths remained on the higher side. It was again reported in excess of 300. Delhi reported 340 deaths on Monday, taking the toll to 21,846. Delhi reported 262 deaths on Sunday, 337 on Saturday, 289 on Friday, 308 on Thursday, 300 on Wednesday and 347 on Tuesday.
A total of 10,918 patients recovered from the deadly disease, taking the total recovery figure to 13,20,496 in the national capital. The recovery rate was 94.42 per cent. The active cases declined to 56,049 from 62,783 on the previous day.
As far as vaccination drive is concerned, a total of 91,105 people received vaccines in the last 24 hours. A total of 79,585 people received the first dose of the vaccine whereas 11,520 people received their second dose. So far, 46,02,475 persons have received vaccines in the national capital.
Out of the total 24,104 beds in coronavirus hospitals, 8,562 are vacant. The tally of people in home isolation declined to 35,141 from 39,211 on Sunday.