62 cases, four deaths reported in last 24 hours

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62 cases, four deaths reported in last 24 hours

Thursday, 22 July 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

As many as 62 coronavirus cases were reported in the national Capital while four more patients succumbed to the disease on Wednesday.

According to a health bulletin issued by the Delhi Government, the positivity rate stands at 0.09 per cent while sixty-one patients recovered from the infection in the past 24 hours.

As per the bulletin, the total number of fatalities stands at 25,039, while the cumulative case tally has reached 14,35,671.  “Out of 12586 available beds in hospitals, 322 are occupied as on Wednesday while the rest are vacant. At least 65811 tests, including 42,187 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests, were conducted in the last 24 hours,” according to the bulletin issued by the health department.

As many as 14,10,066 people have either been discharged, have recovered or migrated out. The case fatality rate stands at 1.74 per cent, according to the bulletin.

The number of active cases stands at 566, a minor decline from 569 cases a day ago, while the number of containment zones has declined to 403 from 406 the previous day. A total of 65,811 tests were conducted a day ago, it said.

The national capital had reported five Covid fatalities and 44 cases at a positivity rate of 0.07 per cent, according to Tuesday's bulletin.

Delhi recorded 36 coronavirus cases, the lowest single-day rise in over a year, at a positivity rate of 0.06 per cent along with three fatalities, according to the health bulletin issued on Monday.

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