Delhi had recorded 2,716 recent circumstances on Saturday with a take a look at positivity price of three.64%.
Sunday is the third day in a row that the positivity price has crossed 2%, nearing 5% and Degree 4 (purple) of the Graded Response Motion Plan (GRAP), which entails complete curfew with solely important actions allowed. The Delhi authorities, nonetheless, has stated that Degree 1 (yellow) of GRAP will proceed as hospital mattress occupancy is significantly low.
Positivity price up over eight-fold in every week
In contrast with final Sunday (December 26), when the capital had recorded 290 new circumstances with a take a look at positivity price of 0.55%, the tally has multiplied greater than 9 instances whereas the take a look at positivity price has seen a greater than 8-fold enhance.
Whereas 230 have been in hospital final Sunday, 307 are admitted in hospital as of this weekend. The variety of individuals in dwelling isolation, in the meantime, has gone up considerably – from 583 to 4,759.
Of the 307 sufferers in hospital, 150 have delicate signs not requiring oxygen assist, 94 sufferers have average signs and are on oxygen assist, and 4 sufferers are in a extreme situation, needing ventilator assist. Sunday additionally recorded one Covid-19 fatality, taking the toll to 25,109.
The final time the nationwide capital recorded extra Covid-19 circumstances in a single day was on Might 20, when 3,231 circumstances have been reported with a take a look at positivity price of 5.5%.
The brand new circumstances recorded within the final 24 hours are from a complete 69,650 Covid checks, together with 59,897 RTPCR/CBNAAT/True Nat checks and 9,753 fast antigen checks. With the brand new circumstances, the full coronavirus an infection rely within the metropolis has reached 14,54,121. Of this, over 14.2 lakh sufferers have recovered from the illness, the well being division bulletin stated.