The nationwide capital on Saturday reported a slight dip in Covid-19 instances. Delhi reported 1,407 Covid-19 instances and two fatalities, town well being division bulletin stated. The positivity price stood at 4.72 per cent
The capital had recorded 1,656 infections on Friday and 1,365 instances the day earlier than.
With 1,407 new infections, the entire variety of the instances within the nationwide capital has now surged to 18,92,832. The whole deaths as a result of virus stood at 26,179.
The town had recorded a positivity price of 30.6 per cent on January 14, the very best through the third wave of the pandemic pushed by the Omicron variant.
The hospitalization price has thus far been low, accounting for lower than three p.c of the entire variety of lively instances, it acknowledged.
At the moment, 183 COVID-19 sufferers are admitted in Delhi hospitals, whereas 4,365 are recuperating in residence isolation, the bulletin acknowledged.
Of the 9,590 beds for COVID-19 sufferers in numerous hospitals, solely 212 (2.21 p.c) are occupied, it acknowledged.
The spurt in COVID-19 instances and the check positivity price in Delhi over the previous few weeks doesn’t counsel the onset of a brand new wave, however folks ought to maintain primary mitigation measures in place to forestall the unfold of the an infection, specialists have stated.
Delhi Well being Minister Satyendar Jain had final week stated COVID-19 instances have elevated within the capital however the scenario was not critical as folks weren’t creating extreme illness and the hospitalization price was low.
(With PTI inputs)