On Wednesday, the Delhi Health Department reported 1,354 COVID-19 cases with a 7.64% positive rate and one death.
On Tuesday, 17,732 Covid tests were performed throughout the city.
On Tuesday, the national capital reported 1,414 COVID-19 cases, with a 5.97% positive rate and one death. On Monday, Delhi reported 1,076 Covid cases with a 6.42 % positive rate. On Sunday, it had 1,485 cases of the condition, with a 4.89 % positivity rate.
The latest cases brought the total number of COVID-19 infections in the capital to 18,88,404, with 26,177 deaths. The city presently has 5,853 active cases, down from 5,986 the day before. The results identified 1,343 containment zones.
According to the bulletin, less than 3% of active cases have been hospitalised.
Currently, 180 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised in Delhi, while 4,319 are recuperating at home. According to the report, just 186 (1.94%) of the 9,590 COVID-19 beds are filled.
Experts said the recent spike in COVID-19 cases and test positivity rates in Delhi does not signal a new wave, but individuals should take basic precautions to prevent infection transmission.
According to renowned epidemiologist Dr. Chandrakant Lahariya, the test positivity rate is stable, indicating that there is no wave of infection. The hospitalisation rate has changed slightly, proving that there is no wave, said Lahariya.
Last week, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain noted that while COVID-19 instances have increased, the situation was not serious due to mild sickness and low hospitalisation rates.
He credited immunizations and natural immunity for the low hospitalisation rate.
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