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Delhi logs 649 Covid-19 cases, one death in a day; positivity rate 4.06% – Business Standard

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on Thursday logged 649 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 4.06 per cent and one death, according to data shared by the city health department.
With this, the national capital's COVID-19 case tally climbed to 19,46,313. The death toll rose to 26,297, the latest bulletin stated.
The number of active cases in stands at 2,209, up from 2,153 the previous day. As many as 1,454 patients are under home isolation, it said.
The fresh cases were detected out of 15,974 COVID-19 tests conducted the previous day.
on Wednesday logged 686 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 4.74 per cent. On Tuesday, it recorded 585 cases with a positivity rate of 4.35 per cent and two deaths. The day before, 378 cases were recorded with a positivity rate of 6.06 per cent and two deaths.
The city logged 498 cases with a positivity rate of 3.57 per cent and one fatality on Sunday.
Of the 9,488 beds for COVID-19 patients in Delhi hospitals, only 130 were occupied on Thursday. Beds at Covid care centres and Covid health centres were lying vacant, the bulletin said.
There are 186 containment zones in the city, it added.
Delhi has reported a few cases of the BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants of Omicron, which are highly transmissible, but experts have asked people not to panic as these sub-variants do not cause severe infection.
The number of daily COVID-19 cases in Delhi had touched the record high of 28,867 on January 13 during the third wave of the pandemic. The city had recorded a positivity rate of 30.6 per cent on January 14, the highest during the third wave of the pandemic.
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First Published: Thu, July 21 2022. 21:43 IST
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