Delhi reports 673 new cases, 4 more deaths

Delhi reports 673 new cases, 4 more deaths

The data shared by the health department shows that Delhi recorded 673 new Covid cases and four more deaths on Saturday, while the positivity rate stood at 2.77 per cent.

The city had four deaths on Friday, the highest single-day fatality count in over two months.

Three deaths on March 7 due to Covid were recorded in Delhi and four deaths due to the disease on March 4.

On Friday, the city had recorded 899 COVID 19 cases with a positivity rate of 3.34 per cent.

The positivity rate was 3.64 percent and Delhi had 1,032 fresh COVID 19 cases and zero death on Thursday.

The death toll increased to 26,192 with 673 fresh cases reported on Saturday, the national capital's overall Covid tally increased to 18,99, 745.

A total of 24,317 tests were conducted a day earlier, according to the latest health bulletin.

The number of daily COVID 19 cases in Delhi had reached a new record high of 28,867 on January 13th, 2014, during the third wave of the epidemic.

The city had a positive correlation of 30.6 per cent on January 14, the highest level during the third wave of the epidemic, which was largely due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the coronaviruses.

The number of patients in home isolation was 3,122 on Saturday, the bulletin said. There were 3,936 active cases.

In Delhi hospitals, 9,581 beds are available for COVID 19 patients and 154 1.6 per cent of them are occupied, it said.

The number of containment zones as of Saturday stood at 1,706, according to the bulletin.