Delhi’s daily Covid-19 caseload dips slightly to 67; reports 3 fatalities

  • The infections reported on Wednesday are a slight improvement from Tuesday’s when 77 cases were witnessed, marking a jump from only 39 cases on Monday.
The total number of Covid-19 cases in Delhi currently stands at 1,436,093. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
The total number of Covid-19 cases in Delhi currently stands at 1,436,093. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
Published on Jul 28, 2021 06:56 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi saw a marginal drop in its daily Covid-19 case count on Wednesday with 67 infections in a span of 24 hours, thereby taking the cumulative tally to 1,436,093, according to the updated bulletin released by the health department. As many as 61 people recovered from the disease during that period while three patients succumbed to the viral disease, taking the overall tally of recoveries to 1,410,471 and the death toll to 25,049. The active caseload of the national capital currently stands at 573.

The infections reported on Wednesday are a slight improvement from Tuesday’s when 77 cases were witnessed, marking a jump from only 39 cases on Monday. The number of fresh recoveries has also seen a jump from 42 on Tuesday. The cumulative positivity rate has maintained its downward trend and currently stands at 6.12%. On Tuesday and Monday, the rate stood at 6.14% and 6.16%, respectively.

The previous 24 hours also saw 73,392 samples tested for coronavirus.

As far as the vaccination programme is concerned, Delhi inoculated 37,825 beneficiaries in the previous 24 hours, with 13,827 people being administered the first Covid-19 dose and 23,998 being administered the second jab. As many as 9,763,721 citizens have been inoculated with coronavirus vaccine doses so far.

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