- Delhi reported 804 fresh cases of coronavirus on Sunday and 12 deaths.
- The test positivity rate in the national capital dropped to 1.50 per cent.
- Delhi’s total caseload increased to 18,51,320 and the death toll climbed to 26,072.
Delhi reported 804 fresh cases of coronavirus on Sunday and 12 deaths, according to data released by the city’s health department. The test positivity rate in the national capital dropped to 1.50 per cent, the data showed.
With this, the national capital’s caseload increased to 18,51,320 and the death toll climbed to 26,072, the latest bulletin showed. A total of 53,719 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the city the previous day, it said. Delhi on Saturday reported 920 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 1.68 per cent and 13 deaths.
It recorded 977 cases with a positivity rate of 1.73 per cent and 12 deaths on Friday. On Thursday, the city logged 1,104 cases with a positivity rate of 2.09 per cent and 12 deaths.
The number of daily cases in Delhi has been on the decline after touching the record high of 28,867 on January 13. The city had recorded a positivity rate of 30.6 per cent on January 14, the highest during the latest wave of the pandemic. It took just 10 days for daily cases to drop below the 10,000-mark.
Meanwhile, India recorded 44,877 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 684 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday (February 13), the country saw a total of 1,17,591 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 97.37 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 4 ,15,85,711.