City records 1,398 fresh virus cases


As many as 1,398 new COVID-19 circumstances had been reported in Delhi up to now 24 hours, taking the whole variety of circumstances to 1,56,139, in keeping with a well being bulletin launched by the Delhi authorities on Wednesday.

Additionally, 9 extra deaths had been reported, taking the whole variety of deaths to 4,235.

Of the whole circumstances, 1,40,767 individuals have recovered and there are 11,137 lively circumstances at current. The variety of lively circumstances has been rising for the previous three days and it has elevated from 10,823 to 11,137.

The lively circumstances, which had been 27,007 on July 1, had fallen to 9,897 – beneath the 10,000 mark in months – on August 4, however since then it has remained above that mark.

Nonetheless, the variety of new circumstances has been lower than 1,500 for the previous 34 consecutive days, which is much less in comparison with June. On June 23, every day new circumstances touched nearly 4,000 – the very best thus far – and since then it has been dropping.

Although Delhi has a capability to do round 11,000 RT-PCR exams in a day, solely 6,317 such exams had been completed up to now 24 hours.

Of the whole 14,988 exams completed up to now 24 hours, over 69.6% had been speedy antigen exams, which have proven a low positivity in comparison with RT-PCR exams. The positivity fee has additionally dropped from 12.2% to six.7% in comparison with July 1.

The variety of containment zones within the Capital stood at 560.

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