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03 Mar 2024, 00:58 HRS IST
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  • Delhi adds 177 Covid cases, two deaths

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21:10 HRS IST

New Delhi, Sep 7 (PTI)
Delhi on Wednesday recorded 177 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 1.36 per cent, while two more people succumbed to the viral disease, according to data shared by the health department here.

The new cases came out of 13,004 tests conducted the previous day, the department said in its latest bulletin.

With the fresh cases and fatalities, Delhi's infection tally increased to 20,01,127 and the death toll climbed to 26,484, it said.

The government did not issue a bulletin on Monday and Tuesday.

On Sunday, the national capital recorded 218 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 1.93 per cent.

On Saturday, the city logged 236 cases with a positivity rate of 1.68 per cent and three deaths.

On Friday, it added 299 cases with a positivity rate of 2.17 per cent and two deaths.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Delhi stands at 936. As many as 672 patients are in home isolation, the bulletin said.

Of the 9,391 beds reserved for COVID-19 patients in various Delhi hospitals, 105 are occupied, it said.

There are 128 containment zones in the city, it added.

The number of daily COVID-19 cases in Delhi touched the record high of 28,867 on January 13 this year during the third wave of the pandemic.

The city recorded a positivity rate of 30.6 per cent on January 14, the highest during the third wave.

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