New Delhi: Delhi today recorded 1,491 new cases of corona virus as the positivity rate in the national capital fell from 2% to 1.93%, a nearly nine-week low. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a Kovid positivity rate of less than 5 percent is considered a safe zone.
130 Kovid patients died in Delhi in the last 24 hours, the lowest number of deaths since 15 April.
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The national capital today reported fewer than 2,000 new Kovid cases for the fourth consecutive day. Experts have termed the lockdown in the capital useful for the decline in cases which will remain in force till 5 am on 31 May.
77,103 samples were tested in Delhi in the last 24 hours whereas 1,89,39,206 samples have been tested so far. There have been 14,21,477 cases of coronavirus in the national capital since the outbreak of the epidemic with 23,695 deaths. In the last 24 hours, 3,952 patients have been cured, bringing the recovery rate to 96.98%. Delhi now has 19,148 active cases.
India today set a new record 22.17 lakh with the most Kovid tests conducted in the last 24 hours. The country recorded 2.08 lakh fresh coronavirus infections and 4,157 deaths on Wednesday. So far, 3.11 lakh people have died due to Kovid in the country.
Corona virus The country, which has been hit by a devastating second wave, is battling to vaccinate people amid shortages of domestic vaccines, while black fungus has emerged as a new challenge in a large number of recovered patients. The government aims to provide immunization to all adults by the end of the year, so far 200 million doses of vaccines have been given.
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