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Delhi records 81 new cases; 1 more death; positivity rate at 0.82%

Delhi on Tuesday recorded 81 fresh Covid cases with a positivity rate of 0.82 per cent and one more death due to the infection, according to the data shared by the city health department here

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on Tuesday recorded 81 fresh Covid cases with a positivity rate of 0.82 per cent and one more death due to the infection, according to the data shared by the city health department here.

The new cases were detected from 9,865 tests conducted the previous day, the department said in its latest bulletin.

The government did not issue a bulletin on Monday.

on Sunday recorded 95 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 0.97 per cent and one fatality due to the infection.

With the new cases, Delhi's COVID-19 tally climbed to 20,02,572, while the increased to 26,500, it said.

Cases of COVID-19 in have registered a drop in the last several days. On Saturday, the city logged 89 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 0.88 per cent and one death.

Delhi saw 123 Covid new cases with a positivity rate of 1.16 per cent and zero fatality on Friday.

The capital reported 116 Covid cases with a positivity rate of 0.97 per cent and three fatalities on Thursday.

It logged 142 cases with a positivity rate of 1.29 per cent and zero fatality on Wednesday.

The number of active Covid cases in Delhi stands at 463, the bulletins said.

A total of 349 patients are under home isolation, the bulletin said, adding that of the 9,270 beds reserved for Covid patients in various city hospitals, 44 are occupied.

There are 65 Covid containment zones in Delhi.

The number of daily Covid cases in Delhi touched a record high of 28,867 on January 13, during the third wave of the pandemic. The city recorded a positivity rate of 30.6 per cent on January 14, the highest during the third wave.

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First Published: Tue, September 20 2022. 21:00 IST