On Saturday, 249 new cases of covid were recorded in Delhi, the highest one-day increase since June 13 and the death rate of one person when the positivity rate rose to 0.43 per cent, according to data shared by the city’s health department. The death toll from coronavirus infection in Delhi has risen to 25,104.
On Friday, 180 new cases were recorded, with a positive growth rate of 0.29 percent, according to official figures. According to the latest health bulletin, the number of daily cases reached 249 on Saturday with an increased positive rate of 0.43 percent.
The increase was the highest since June 13, when 255 cases were logged with a positive rate of 0.35 per cent, with 23 deaths recorded that day. On Saturday, the recorded positivity rate was also the highest since June 9 when it stood at 0.46 percent, according to official data.
The number of cases rising on Saturday stood at 14,43,062. More than 14.17 lakh patients have recovered from the infection in Delhi. Six deaths have been reported so far in December.
In the last few days, there has been an increase in the number of new cases in Delhi in the wake of Kovid’s new Omicron variant. On Thursday, the number of daily cases stood at 118, with a positive rate of 0.19 percent, when one death was reported.
Seven COVID-19 deaths were reported here in November this year, the highest number of deaths due to coronavirus infection in the last three months in the national capital, according to official data. Delhi recorded four Kovid deaths in October and five in September.
A total of 57,295 tests – 52,444 RT-PCR tests and 4,851 rapid antigen tests – were performed the day before, according to the latest bulletin.
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