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Delhi reports 20,181 new coronavirus cases, seven more deaths

Delhi on Friday reported 10,756 new coronavirus cases and 38 more deaths due to the virus in the last 24-hour cycle
COVID-19. Photo: Miguel Á. Padriñán/ Pixabay

New Delhi, Jan 8 (MNN) Delhi on Saturday reported 20,181 new coronavirus cases and seven more deaths due to the virus in the last 24-hour cycle, the Health Department said.

As many as 1,02,965 more tests were conducted during the period, with the Positivity Rate in Delhi shooting up to 19.60.

The recovered, discharged or migrated or duplicate case increased by 11,869 to 14,53,658.

Delhi now has 48,178 active cases, with 25,143 coronavirus deaths till date and a Case Fatality Rate of 1.65.

Positive Cases total 15,26,979 in the national capital, with a Cumulative Positivity Rate of 4.57.

In Dedicated Covid Hospitals, 1,586 (11.24 per cent) of the total 14,106 beds are occupied and 12,520 vacant (88.76 per cent).

In Dedicated COVID Care Centres, 588 (13.12 per cent) of the total 4,482 beds are occupied and 3,894 (86.88 per cent) vacant.

In Dedicated COVID Health Centres, only 20 (15.15 per cent) of the 132 beds are occupied and 112 (84.85 per cent) vacant.

The Health Department said that 1,586 patients admitted in hospitals (including 106 suspected cases).

There are 279 positive patients admitted in ICU, 375 patients on oxygen support (including 27 on ventilators).

The hospitalised patients include 1,308 from Delhi and 172 from outside the city.

The RT-PCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests conducted in the last 24 hours total 79,946, with Rapid Antigen Tests totalling 23,019.

So far 3,33,87,074 tests have been done in the national capital, which comes to 17,57,214 tests per million.

Patients in home isolation total 25,909 in Delhi.

As many as 1,79,885 beneficiaries were vaccinated in the last 24 hours, including 1,20,371 given the first dose and 59,514 the second dose.

Beneficiaries in the 15-17 age group vaccinated in last 24 hours total 57,810, taking the total so far to 2,04,824.

So far 2,73,77,708 beneficiaries have been administered the doses, including 1,58,06,399 given the first dose and 1,15,71,309 the second dose.

Containment zones as on date total 9,227 in Delhi. All figures are tentative, subject to change on receipt of additional information, the Health Department said.

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