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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

17 new Covid cases in Delhi, no deaths in past 24 hours

NEW DELHI: Delhi recorded 17 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest since March 28 last year, and zero death on Monday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.04%.
The capital has recorded only one fatality due to the infection in September so far. The low number of cases on Monday can also be attributed to fewer tests (40,399) conducted the previous day.
With the new cases, the overall infection tally in the city climbed to 14,38,250. Of this, over 14.12 lakh patients have recovered from the disease. The death toll stands at 25,083, according to the bulletin issued by the state health department.
On Sunday, the city reported 22 coronavirus cases and zero death due to the infection. On Saturday, it reported 57 Covid cases. There are 377 active cases in Delhi, of which 97 are in home isolation. The number of containment zones stands at 92, the bulletin said.
On April 20, Delhi had reported 28,395 cases, the highest in the city since the beginning of the pandemic. On April 22, the case positivity rate was 36.2%, the highest so far. The highest number of 448 deaths was reported on May 3.

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