Coronavirus: With 1,491 new cases, COVID-19 positivity rate in Delhi below 2 percent
Coronavirus Delhi Updates: The daily new cases of COVID-19 in the national capital continued to decline as the positivity rate has gone below 2 percent.
As per the coronavirus updates given by the State Health Department, Delhi reported 1,491 new positive cases, 3,952 recoveries, and 130 deaths in the last 24 hours.
With this, the total number of positive cases has increased to 14,21,477 while active cases stand at 19,148.
The COVID-19 positivity rate in Delhi is below 2 percent (1.93 percent) while total active cases remain at 19,148.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, on Sputnik V vaccines, said that "Talks are on with them. Their people had a meeting with our officers yesterday. Talks are underway as to what quantity of vaccines will they provide us. They will supply to us."
Meanwhile, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that on May 23, over 200 cases of Mucormycosis (black fungus) were reported in one day. Around 600 cases reported in Delhi so far, including people from Delhi as well as outside. Less than 100 cases on May 24 and 25.
As the decision on CBSE Class 12 board exams is yet to be taken, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia told Union Education Minister that "if we can't vaccinate school students, we advise to cancel board exam this year." The result can be declared based on their performance in the last 2 years, he said, adding that Plan 'B' can be prepared for students disagreeing with it.
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