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Delhi records 87 new Covid-19 infections, active cases stand at 389

Of the 8,863 beds reserved for COVID-19 patients in various city hospitals, 52 are occupied, it said

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Delhi recorded 87 fresh Covid cases with a positivity rate of 1.19 per cent on Friday, while one more person succumbed to the viral disease, according to data issued by the health department.
With the new cases, Delhi's COVID-19 tally has climbed to 20,03,369. The death toll rose to 26,502, the department said in its latest bulletin.
The new cases were detected from 7,319 tests conducted on Thursday.
Delhi recorded 75 Covid cases with a positivity rate of 0.87 per cent on Thursday, according to data issued by the health department.
The city had reported 88 Covid cases with a positivity rate of 1.01 per cent on Wednesday.
It logged 73 coronavirus cases with a positivity rate of 0.90 per cent on Tuesday, while 33 infections were recorded with a positivity rate of 1.23 per cent on Monday.
The national capital had on Sunday recorded 75 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 1.1 per cent.
The city reported 71 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 0.81 per cent on Saturday.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in Delhi stands at 389. A total of 265 patients are under home isolation, the bulletin said.
Of the 8,863 beds reserved for COVID-19 patients in various city hospitals, 52 are occupied, it said.
There are 44 containment zones in Delhi, it added.
The number of daily COVID-19 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: Sep 30 2022 | 10:48 PM IST

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