Big jump in Kovid-19 cases in Delhi, data 1,066 new cases, 2 deaths – India Times Hindi News

New Delhi: According to data shared by the health department here on Wednesday, Delhi recorded two fatalities among 1,066 recent COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 6.91 per cent. This is the fifth consecutive day that the positivity rate has been recorded above 5 per cent. With the fresh infections, the number of infections in the national capital rose to 19,50,802, while the death toll rose to 26,307.

The number of tests conducted on the previous day stood at 15,433. The number of active cases of the disease in Delhi has now increased to 3,239 from 2,862 on the previous day. The information said that 1,989 COVID-19 patients are in home isolation.

Delhi on Tuesday reported two fatalities as well as 781 recent COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 6.40 per cent. Delhi reported 463 coronavirus cases and two deaths due to the disease on Monday, as the positivity rate rose to the highest in a month at 8.18 per cent, according to city health department data.

On June 20, 10.1 percent of the total samples tested were found to be Kovid positive. On Sunday, the city recorded 729 coronavirus cases with a positivity rate of 5.57 per cent and two fatalities.

On Saturday, 738 cases were reported in the city and one died of the disease. The positivity charge stood at 5.04 percent. On Friday, it recorded 712 coronavirus cases with a positivity rate of 4.47 per cent and one death.

On Thursday, the national capital recorded 649 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 4.06 per cent and one death. Out of 9,429 beds for corona virus patients in Delhi hospitals, only 203 beds were occupied on Wednesday. The latest bulletin mentioned that beds in covid care centers and covid health centers were lying vacant.

It said that there are currently 166 containment zones in the city. Delhi has reported several cases of Omicron’s ba.4 and ba.5 sub-variants, which are highly contagious, but experts have asked people not to panic as these sub-variants do not trigger serious infections.

The number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi every day touched a record high of 28,867 on January 13 during the third wave of the pandemic. Town had recorded a positivity of 30.6 per cent on January 14, its best through the third wave of the pandemic.