Delhi reports 1,367 new Covid cases, positivity rate nears 5%
New Delhi, April 27 (SocialNews.XYZ) Delhi on Wednesday reported a rise in new Covid cases to 1,367 from 1,204 reported the day before, while there was one more death, according to the health ministry bulletin.
With the outbreak, the Covid positivity rate stands at 4.97%, while the number of active cases is 4,832, of which 3,336 patients are being treated in home isolation.
With 1,042 patients recovering in the past 24 hours, the total number of recoveries has risen to 18,47,456.
The new cases and deaths drove the cumulative number of cases to 18,78,458, while the toll is 26,170 and the Covid death rate stands at 1.39%.
The number of Covid containment zones has increased to 919.
A total of 30,346 new tests – 20,024 RT-PCR and 10,322 Rapid Antigen – have been carried out in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 3, 77, 62,098, while 57,168 vaccines have been administered – 8 047 first doses, 30,633 second doses and 18,488 precautionary doses.
The total number of cumulative beneficiaries vaccinated to date stands at 3,33,02,831 according to the health bulletin.