Coronavirus Delhi Updates: The daily new cases of coronavirus in Delhi continue to fall as the COVID-19 positivity rate in the national capital has reached 2.14 percent.
As per the coronavirus updates, the Health Department stated that Delhi reported 1,568 new COVID-19 cases, 4,251 recoveries, and 156 deaths in the last 24 hours.
With this, the total number of active cases has increased to 21,739 while the death toll has reached 23,565 and the total recoveries have gone up to 13,74,682.
Meanwhile, the daily new cases have fallen below the 2 lakh mark on Tuesday after 40 days. The active caseload has now reduced to 25,86,782 while the daily positivity rate currently stands at 9.54 percent in India.
The national recovery rate has touched 89.26 percent, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
On Tuesday, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that the COVID-19 outbreak has placed unprecedented demand on the health system. "Our health facilities and workforce are currently inundated with a plethora of activities related to controlling the pandemic," he said.
"To achieve universal health coverage and reduce premature deaths due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the healthcare system needs to transform," he added.
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