City records 128 new Covid cases

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City records 128 new Covid cases

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi recorded 128 fresh Covid-19 cases and one deaths on Monday, even as the positivity rate stood at 0.30 per cent.

These new cases reported came out of 42,242 tests for Covid-19 conducted the previous day, according to the latest health bulletin issued by the city government.

The total number of tests conducted on Monday consists of 31,234 tests and 11,008 rapid antigen tests, the bulletin added.

Delhi had recorded 96 coronavirus cases on January 27, the lowest in over nine months. It was also the first time the daily infection count stood below the 100-mark in that month.

The infection tally in the city now stands at 6,38,028, the authorities said. The tally of active cases is 1,041.

Besides fall in active cases, the count of home isolation cases have also registered a sustained fall, dropping to below 471-mark, indicating improvement in the Covid-19 situation, as per the bulletin.

It said that 180 beds in Covid care centres are occupied by persons under quarantine, including travellers who have returned by the Vande Bharat Mission and bubble flights. The bulletin said that 6,26,086 patients have been recovered, discharged or migrated so far.

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