City sees 119 Covid cases
New Delhi: Delhi on Sunday recorded 119 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 5.5 per cent and three Covid-linked deaths, according to data shared by the city government’s Health department.
With this, Delhi’s case tally climbed to 20,40,115
and the death toll rose to 26,644, it said.
The fresh cases emerged from 2,163 tests conducted the previous day, the bulletin stated.
The number of active cases stands at 920, of which 696 patients are in home isolation, according to the bulletin.
Delhi recorded 113 cases with a positivity rate of 8.21 per cent and three Covid-linked deaths on Saturday.
On Friday, it witnessed 142 cases with a positivity rate of 5.43 per cent and one Covid-linked death. It added 199 cases with a positivity rate of 7.07 per cent and three Covid-linked deaths on Thursday.
The national Capital recorded 272 cases with a positivity rate of 8.39 per cent and one death on Wednesday. It logged 289 cases on Tuesday with the positivity rate at 9.74 per cent and one death.
The city reported 259 cases with a positivity rate of 14.3 per cent and two deaths on Monday.
Only 119 of the 7,976 COVID-19 beds at hospitals in the national capital are occupied, according to Sunday’s bulletin.
The number of cases in Delhi had dropped to zero on January 16 for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic. However, the city has witnessed a spurt in fresh cases over the past month.
On April 11, mock drills were conducted in Delhi
hospitals to ascertain their preparedness to deal with any eventuality.