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Delhi records 520 fresh COVID-19 cases, one fatality

The fresh infections came out of 15,114 COVID-19 tests conducted a day ago, according to the data.

With this, Delhi's COVID-19 caseload climbs to 19,42,425 and its death toll to 26,289, it showed.
With this, Delhi's COVID-19 caseload climbs to 19,42,425 and its death toll to 26,289, it showed.

Delhi on Thursday recorded 520 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 3.44 per cent, while one more person succumbed to the viral disease, according to health department data.

With this, Delhi’s COVID-19 caseload climbs to 19,42,425 and its death toll to 26,289, it showed.
The fresh infections came out of 15,114 COVID-19 tests conducted a day ago, according to the data.

On Wednesday, Delhi recorded 490 coronavirus cases with a positivity rate of 3.16 per cent and three fatalities due to the disease.
On Tuesday, the city recorded 400 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 2.92 per cent and one fatality.
The city reported 280 cases of the disease with a positivity rate of 4.21 per cent on Monday.

Of the 9,490 beds for COVID-19 patients in Delhi hospitals, only 117 were occupied as on Thursday. Beds at Covid care centres and Covid health centres are lying vacant, the health department said in its bulletin.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Delhi now stands at 1,935, down from 1,966 the previous day. As many as 1,318 patients are under home-isolation, it said.
There are 233 containment zones in the national capital at present, the bulletin stated.

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 cases in Delhi 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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