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Covid-19: Delhi reports 325 fresh cases in last 24 hours

By Shgun S -- March 02, 2022 9:36 pm -- Updated:March 02, 2022 9:36 pm

New Delhi, March 2: Delhi reported 325 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of active cases in the national capital to 1,653.

One Covid-related death was reported in Delhi on Wednesday. With this, the death toll rises to 26,127, while the case fatality rate has been recorded at 1.40 percent, according to the health ministry's update.

Delhi government in its health bulletin informed that as many as 440 people have recovered from the illness in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries in the national capital to 18,32,781.

Covid positivity rate stays below 1% in Delhi

Over 4,000 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against the Covid infection in the last 24 hours in Delhi, updated the government. Of these, 547 have received their first dose and 3,113 took their second shot.

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According to the health bulletin, the positive rate in the previous 24 hours was 0.81 percent.

In the last 24 hours, a total of 40,284 samples were tested.

Covid positivity rate stays below 1% in Delhi

As per the update, there are currently 4,526 containment zones in Delhi.

The number of patients in home isolation in Delhi has decreased dramatically as the number of daily cases of Covid-19 has dropped. The overall number of people kept in home isolation has dropped to 1,653.

In Delhi hospitals, there are 10,943 beds for Covid patients, with 150 (1.37%) of them occupied.

Covid positivity rate stays below 1% in Delhi

On Tuesday, 344 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in Delhi, with four deaths and a positive rate of 0.80%. After reaching a record high of 28,867 daily cases on January 13, the number of daily cases in Delhi has been declining. On January 14, the city reported a positive rate of 30.6 percent, the highest during the pandemic's current wave.

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-PTC News

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