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Delhi logs 15,097 new Covid-19 cases, positivity rate over 15%

Written by  Jasleen Kaur -- January 06th 2022 09:07 PM -- Updated: January 06th 2022 09:13 PM
Delhi logs 15,097 new Covid-19 cases, positivity rate over 15%

Delhi logs 15,097 new Covid-19 cases, positivity rate over 15%

New Delhi: Delhi continues to witness a surge in Covid-19 cases as the national capital reported 15,097 fresh cases of the infection in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate has reached 15.34 per cent.


According to the bulletin issued by the Delhi Health Department on Thursday, the number of active cases in New Delhi stands at 31,498. The total count of cases has now gone up to 14,89,463. With six Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours, the death tally has gone up to 25,127.

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Meanwhile, 6,900 persons recovered from the infection. With this, the recovery tally in the capital city now stands at 14,32,838. As many as 1,091 persons who have been tested positive for Covid-19 are hospitalised.

In the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive, 1,41,498 eligible beneficiaries were vaccinated in the last 24 hours. Of these, 36,559 were beneficiaries in the 15-17 age group.

Delhi has been witnessing a rise in infections following the emergence of the new Covid-19 variant Omicron. In view of the rising cases, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has decided to impose a weekend curfew in the national capital.

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-PTC News

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