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Covid-19 pandemic: Delhi records 113 new cases and zero fatality

Delhi reported 113 fresh Covid-19 cases with a positivity rate of 0.49 per cent and zero death due to the viral disease on Thursday, according to data shared by the city health department.

A BMC health worker collects swab sample of an outstation passenger for COVID-19 test at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj terminus in Mumbai (Photo: PTI)

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Delhi reported 113 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 0.49 per cent and zero death due to the viral disease on Thursday, according to data shared by the city health department.
With these fresh cases, the national capital's tally of cases has increased to 18,64,970. The death toll stands at 26,152, it stated.
As many as 23,094 COVID-19 tests were conducted the previous day, the department said in its latest bulletin.
Delhi on Wednesday reported 123 COVID-19 cases and one fatality due to the infection, while the positivity rate stood at 0.50 per cent.
The city has recorded zero fatality count on multiple days this month.
The number of daily COVID-19 cases in Delhi has been on the decline after touching the record high of 28,867 on January 13. Delhi had recorded a positivity rate of 30.6 per cent on January 14, the highest during the third wave of the pandemic.
The surge in Covid cases in Delhi during the third wave of the pandemic was largely due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the virus.
Amid the decline in daily cases, the number of patients under home isolation in Delhi has also fallen significantly over the last few weeks.
As of February 1, the total number of home isolation cases stood at 12,312. The number stood at 324 on Thursday, the bulletin stated.
There are 9,791 beds for COVID-19 patients in Delhi hospitals and 62 (0.63 per cent) of them are occupied, it said.

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First Published: Mar 31 2022 | 8:47 PM IST

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