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Business News/ News / India/  Covid: Delhi records highest deaths in a day, administers lowest ever doses
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Covid: Delhi records highest deaths in a day, administers lowest ever doses

This is the third day on the trot that the capital has recorded over 400 fatalities due to the deadly virus.

New Delhi: Volunteers set up an under-construction temporary Covid-19 Care Centre of 200 beds with oxygen support, amid the ongoing second wave of coronavirus pandemic, at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in New Delhi (PTI)Premium
New Delhi: Volunteers set up an under-construction temporary Covid-19 Care Centre of 200 beds with oxygen support, amid the ongoing second wave of coronavirus pandemic, at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in New Delhi (PTI)

Delhi logged a record 448 COVID-19 deaths in a day and 18,043 cases, the lowest since April 15, with a positivity rate of 29.56 percent, according to a bulletin issued by the Delhi health department on Monday.

This is the third day on the trot that the capital has recorded over 400 fatalities due to the deadly virus.

The 18,043 fresh cases is the lowest since April 15 when 16,699 people were diagnosed with the disease. The low number of cases can be attributed to less tests (61,045) conducted on Sunday.

According to the bulletin, only 1,611 vaccine doses were administered a day ago, the lowest so far. This included 1,260 people who received the first dose. includes 1260 1st dose and 351 2nd dose. The positivity rate remained below 30 percent for the second consecutive day.

Delhi had reported a positivity rate of 28.33 per cent on Sunday, 31.6 per cent on Saturday, 32.7 per cent on Friday, 32.8 per cent on Thursday, 31.8 per cent on Wednesday, 32.7 per cent on Tuesday, and 35 per cent on Monday.

On April 22 , a positivity rate of 36.2 per cent, the highest so far, was recorded.

The city had witnessed 407 deaths on Sunday, 412 on Saturday, the highest so far; 375 on Friday, 395 on Thursday, 368 on Wednesday; 381 on Tuesday, 380 on Monday, 350 on last Sunday, and 357 on Saturday last week, according to government data.

Delhi had recorded 20,394 cases on Sunday, 25,219 on Saturday, 27,047 on Friday, 24,235 on Thursday, 25,986 on Wednesday, 24,149 on Tuesday, 20,201 on Monday, 22,933 on last Sunday, and 24,103 last Saturday.

The city has so far recorded 12,12,989 cases, of which over 11.05 lakh have recovered. The death toll due to the viral disease stands at 17,414, the bulletin said.

The number of active cases dipped to 89,592 from 92,290 active cases the day before, it added.

A significant number of 20,293 patients recovered from the virus during the period.

Out of the 21,477 COVID beds in various hospitals of the city, only 1,335 are vacant. A total of 50,441 patients are recovering in home isolation, the bulletin said.

The number of containment zones in the city has jumped to 44,052 from 42,098 the previous day.

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Published: 04 May 2021, 08:49 AM IST
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