- Delhi reported 108 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, and no deaths.
- With this, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the city rose to 18,63,899.
- Delhi had reported 97 COVID-19 cases on Sunday with a positivity rate of 0.41 per cent and one death
Delhi reported 108 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, and no deaths were reported, according to data released by the city’s health department. The positivity rate in the national capital was recorded at 0.49 per cent.
With this, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the city rose to 18,63,899, the bulletin said. The death toll remained unchanged at 26,147. Delhi had reported 97 COVID-19 cases on Sunday with a positivity rate of 0.41 per cent and one death. The city saw 61 cases with a positivity rate of 0.68 per cent and one death on Sunday.
The city also recorded zero death rate on March 5, 6, 10, 11, 13 and 14.
There has been a decline in the number of daily cases in Delhi after touching a record high of 28,867 on January 13.
The city had recorded a positivity rate of 30.6 per cent on January 14, the highest during the ongoing wave of the pandemic.
Amid a drop in the daily cases of COVID-19 in Delhi, the number of patients under home isolation here has also dropped significantly in the past few weeks.
The total number of home isolation cases stood at 12,312 on February 1 and came down to 365 on March 20.
According to official data shared by the health department, the number of areas that fell gradually during this period also fell to 3,147 on March 20.
The increase in COVID cases in Delhi during the third wave of the pandemic was largely due to the Omicron variant of the virus which is highly transmitted.
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