New DelhiAccording to a daily bulletin released by the Delhi Health Department on Tuesday, the national capital recorded 980 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours with a positivity rate of 25.98 per cent. Meanwhile, the cumulative active cases in the national capital stood at 2876. The health bulletin mentioned, “A total of 440 patients have successfully recovered from Covid. A total of 3772 tests were conducted, out of which 1392 were rapid antigen tests.”
The case fatality rate is 1.32 per cent. On Monday, Delhi reported 484 cases with a positivity rate of 26.58%, and the cumulative active cases in the national capital stood at 2338. A total of 603 patients have recovered from Covid, while a total of 1821 tests have been conducted, of which 235 were rapid antigen. tests and there were 1,586 RT-PCR tests in the last 24 hours.
COVID-19 cases in India in last 24 hours
Earlier India reported a total of 5675 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, marginally lower than Monday’s case count of 5,880, said a bulletin issued by the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday. As per the release, India’s overall active caseload currently stands at 37,093 with a daily positivity rate of 2.88 per cent and a weekly positivity rate of 3.81 per cent.
A total of 3,761 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours, taking the total count to 4,42,00,079. The recovery rate currently stands at 98.73 per cent. A total of 220.66 crore vaccine doses (95.21 crore second dose and 22.87 crore preventive dose) have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
The bulletin states that 358 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday advised citizens not to panic amid rising Covid cases, saying they should maintain proper hygiene. “Don’t panic. We’ve handled it before, we’ll do it,” the IMA said in a statement. Now with your help too. Covid cases are on the rise, but don’t panic. Maintain cleanliness.”
Covid related death above 60 years
The Covid-related deaths are mostly occurring in people above 60 years of age or those suffering from lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, the statement said. It added that the possible reason behind the rising cases of Covid is the lax adherence to Covid protocols and Covid-appropriate behaviour. Many people let down their guard against the coronavirus, it claimed.