New Delhi: The coronavirus situation seems to be getting under control in the city as many parameters have shown signs of betterment in the last few days. Thursday was the seventh straight day when the new cases were recorded below the 10,000 mark. 3,231 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative tally to 14,09,950.
Delhi reported 3,846 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, 4,482 on Tuesday, 4,524 on Monday, 6,456 on Sunday, 6,430 on Saturday and 8,506 on Friday.
The number of new cases reported came out of 58,744 tests conducted on the previous day. At least 43,914 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 14,830 rapid antigen tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate declined to 5.50 per cent from 5.78 per cent on the previous day. The cumulative positivity rate was 7.61 per cent.
After continuously reporting in excess of 300, the daily deaths figures have also come down in last three days. It was reported below the mark of 300 again on Thursday. Delhi reported 233 deaths on Thursday, taking the toll to 22,579. Delhi reported 235 deaths on Wednesday, 265 on Tuesday, 340 on Monday, 262 on Sunday, 337 on Saturday and 289 on Friday.
The number of daily recoveries is also outnumbering the new cases by a significant margin in last few days. A total of 7,831 patients recovered from the deadly disease, taking the total recovery figure to 13,47,157 in the national capital. The recovery rate was 95.54 per cent. The active cases declined to 40,214 from 45,047 on the previous day.
As far as vaccination drive is concerned, a total of 68,703 people received vaccines in the last 24 hours. A total of 61,576 people received the first dose of the vaccine whereas 7,127 people received their second dose. So far, 48,90,028 persons have received vaccines in the national capital.
Out of the total 24,424 beds in coronavirus hospitals, 11,962 are vacant. The tally of people in home isolation declined to 23,851 from 27,112 on Wednesday.