In the last 24 hours, no Covid fatalities were recorded in Delhi. The state recorded 217 fresh cases taking the caseload to 6,39,681. According to the Delhi government’s health department data, the positivity rate fell to 0.33 percent from 0.44%.
The data also shows that more than 8 people recovered in the last 24 hours. There are in total 562 containment zones in Delhi while 66,624 tests for Covid-19 were conducted, out of which 23,992 were rapid antigen tests and 42,632 are RT-PCR.
Yesterday, the capital conducted 39,700 tests, which led to a positivity rate of 0.44% since the previous month. Also, the data shows that Delhi recorded 175 new cases of the coronavirus disease on Monday. The state administration decided to have the nationwide exercise along with the vaccination drive.
6,200 persons over the age of 60 years and 1,009 people over the age of 45 with one of the 30 listed co-morbidities took the vaccine shot yesterday in the state. Witnessing an increase in the number of cases officials called for a faster pace of vaccination in areas.