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Delhi reports 10,756 fresh Covid-19 cases, 17,494 recoveries in last 24 hours

By Jasleen Kaur -- January 21, 2022 8:15 pm -- Updated:January 21, 2022 8:21 pm

New Delhi, January 21: Delhi reported 10,756 new Covid-19 cases, 17,494 recoveries and 38 deaths in the last 24 hours. As per the latest update on coronavirus, active cases stand at 61,954 while the cumulative positivity rate is 5.16 per cent.

Earlier in the day, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal issued a recommendation to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on easing Covid-19 restrictions amid a decline in cases.

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Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has allowed the government’s proposal to allow private offices to function with 50 per cent staff, but weekend curfew and odd-even rule for the opening of shops in markets would continue for now.

As per the latest update on coronavirus, active cases stand at 61,954 while the cumulative positivity rate is 5.16 per cent.

A total of 59,629 samples were tested during the last 24 hours. With this, the total count of cases of the disease in Delhi has gone up to 17,71,028. During the last 24 hours, 17,494 persons recovered from the infection, taking the total recoveries in Delhi to 16,83,533.

As many as 38 persons died due to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours. The death toll in the national capital due to the virus currently stands at 25,541. There are currently 61,954 active Covid-19 cases in the state, of which 48,356 are in home isolation. There are currently 42,239 active containment zones in the national capital.

As per the bulletin, there are currently 2,656 patients admitted to hospitals across Delhi. Out of this, 101 patients are suspected to be infected with Covid-19 while 2,555 are confirmed to have the disease.

The death toll in the national capital due to the virus currently stands at 25,541.

Out of the 2,555 confirmed cases, 2,174 are from Delhi while 381 are from outside the national capital. As many as 925 patients are currently on oxygen support, 855 on ICU support and 156 on ventilator support.

At least 82.93 per cent of beds are vacant in Covid-19 dedicated hospitals across Delhi, with only 2,656 out of a total of 15,557 beds being occupied by patients, the bulletin said.

At least 82.93 per cent of beds are vacant in Covid-19 dedicated hospitals across Delhi.

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-PTC News

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