Delhi records 381 Covid-19 cases, 34 deaths in a day; positivity rate 0.5 pc, Health News, ET HealthWorld

The national capital reported 381 new instances of the Covid-19 infection, the lowest since March 15, with the positivity rate dipping to 0.5 per cent, according health department data on Sunday.

Also, 34 more people have succumbed to the disease in a day, the lowest in around two months. These new fatalities pushed the death toll here to 24,591.

On Saturday, the city had recorded 60 fatalities and 414 new cases of Covid-19 with a positivity rate of 0.53 per cent. The day before, Delhi had recorded 50 deaths and 523 new cases with a positivity rate of 0.68 per cent.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on Saturday said the coronavirus situation in Delhi is quite under control.

“Bringing back the economy on track is crucial as the situation of coronavirus is improving,” he said.

Kejriwal had held two key meetings on Friday to discuss preparations for the anticipated third wave of the coronavirus pandemic. He held an important meeting with the expert committee and then with the preparation committee later.

Delhi has been reeling under a brutal second wave of the pandemic that is sweeping the country, claiming a massive number of lives daily with the recent oxygen supply

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