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Covid Update: Delhi reports 2,688 fresh Covid-19 cases

By Shgun S -- February 03, 2022 9:03 pm -- Updated:February 03, 2022 9:05 pm

Delhi Covid Update: The national capital reported 2,668 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours and the positivity rate further declined to 4.3 percent.

A total of 61,992 samples were tested for Covid in Delhi during the last 24 hours, according to the update provided by the health department. The total number of coronavirus infections in the national capital has risen up to 18,38,647.

Meanwhile, as many as 3,895 people recovered from the Covid infection in Delhi in the last 24 hours, as per the health update. With this, the total number of recoveries in the national capital is recorded at 17,99,085 on the day.

As per the Delhi health department update, 13 people succumbed to Covid infection in the last 24 hours. With this, the Covid death toll in the national capital stands at 25,932.

Delhi currently has 13,630 active Covid-19 cases, of which 9,581 are in home isolation. As per the update, Delhi has a total of 33,708 active containment zones.

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According to the update, 1,314 Covid patients have been hospitalised across Delhi. The bulletin further informed that just 1,314 of the 15,426 beds in the dedicated Covid-19 hospitals across the national capital are occupied by patients and 91.48 percent of the beds are vacant.

Similarly, only 143 of the 4,626 beds in the Covid Care Centres are now occupied, leaving 96.91 percent of beds unoccupied.

55,232 Covid-19 vaccine doses were given out in the last 24 hours, with 11,395 people receiving their first dose and 37,828 people receiving their second dose.

The vaccine was provided to 6,009 healthcare workers, frontline workers, and senior citizens over the age of 60 in the last 24 hours. This brings the total number of Covid precaution doses given in Delhi to 2,97,177, as per the update.

According to the bulletin, 17,051 vaccine beneficiaries aged 15 to 18 received their first shot in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of vaccine beneficiaries to 8,45,836.

In the national capital, 2,97,50,695 vaccine doses have been provided, with 1,70,31,121 people receiving their first dose and 1,24,22,397 people receiving their second dose.

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-PTC News

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