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New Delhi, May 21: In the last 24 hours, there have been 3,009 new cases of covid in Delhi, the lowest since April 1, when 270 new covid infections were recorded in a single day. According to the Delhi Government Health Bulletin, the rate of daily test positivity also declined in the national capital, dropping below 5 per cent (4.76 per cent) on Friday. This is the first time since April 4 that the national capital’s covid positivity rate has dropped below one percent.
On Friday, Delhi reported 252 covid-related deaths, bringing the total to 22,831 so far. A total of 7,288 people have been cured so far in terms of total recovery in the city. At the same time, a total of 13,54,445 people have been cured. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the positive rate of covid in safe areas to be less than five percent.
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The number of active cases has now dropped to 35,6863, the lowest since April 11. The recovery rate in the city is 95.85 percent. So far 14,12,959 Kovid cases have been registered in Delhi and the incident started in early 2020, where 22,831 people have died. The capital has witnessed the worst episode of the country’s second covid wave since February this year. However, there has been some relief over the past few weeks.