Delhi: 2,423 COVID cases in 24 hours, positivity rate highest since January

Delhi on Sunday registered 2,423 new coronavirus cases, and the national capital city’s positivity rate was recorded at 14.97%. The positivity rate was the highest since January 22, when it was 16.4%.

This was the fifth straight day on which the daily COVID-19 count was higher than 2,000, according to PTI news agency.

A total of 16,186 persons were tested for the disease in the past 24 hours.

The positivity rate in Delhi has been above 10% for the past seven days.

Two persons died due to the COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the cumulative tally in Delhi to 26,330 since the pandemic began in January 2020.

There are currently 8,045 active coronavirus cases in Delhi.

A total of 464 persons are undergoing coronavirus treatment in hospitals in Delhi, out of whom 157 are in intensive care units, according to the state health bulletin.