Delhi records 24,383 new COVID cases, 15.53% lower than yesterday; positivity rate at 30.64%


Delhi COVID-19 Updates: Delhi has reported 24,383 new COVID-19 cases and 34 deaths in the last 24 hours. The case positivity rate is now 30.64 per cent.

The fresh infections are 15.53 per cent less than the 28,867 cases reported in the capital on Thursday.

After the fresh infection, Delhi now has 92,273 active COVID-19 cases.

In the last 24 hours, 26,236 patients have been cured of COVID-19, informed the Delhi State Health Bulletin.

Earlier in the day, the Health Minister of Delhi informed that less than 25,000 cases will be reported in the national capital today. He also pointed out that Delhi has more than 13,000 or 88 per cent hospital beds available. This indicates that the number of hospitalizations in the capital in the third wave of the pandemic is notably lower than in the previous wave.

Delhi’s latest health bulletin reported that there are 2,446 COVID-19 positive patients admitted in hospitals in Delhi, out of which 671 are in ICU, 815 are on oxygen support and 99 are on ventilator.

There are 83 COVID suspected patients who have been admitted to the hospital in Delhi.

In the last 24 hours, 79,578 samples were tested for COVID-19 in Delhi.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain also informed earlier on Friday that 75 per cent of the people who died of COVID recently were not vaccinated.

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As far as vaccination is concerned, in the last 24 hours, 1,67,374 (1 lakh 67 thousand 3 hundred 74) beneficiaries were vaccinated against Kovid. Of these, 1,00,621 (1 lakh 6 hundred 21) received their first dose, while 42,464 (42 thousand 4 hundred 64) received the second dose of the COVID vaccine.

In the last 24 hours, 24,289 (24 thousand 2 hundred 89) people were given either a precautionary dose or a booster shot (3rd dose).

56,944 (56 thousand 9 hundred 44) ​​children between 15 to 18 years have received the first dose of COVID-19 since yesterday.

First published:January 14, 2022, 6:58 pm

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