Delhi adds 5,481 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily rise since 16 May; positivity rate at 8.37%

The National Capital had recorded 6,456 fresh COVID-19 cases and 262 fatalities on 16 May, while the case positivity rate stood at 10.4 percent

Press Trust of India January 04, 2022 17:26:00 IST
Delhi adds 5,481 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily rise since 16 May; positivity rate at 8.37%

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New Delhi: Delhi reported 5,481 fresh COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the highest number of such cases since 16 May, with a positivity rate of 8.37 percent, and three more fatalities due to the viral disease, according to data shared by the city health department.

The national capital had recorded 6,456 fresh COVID-19 cases and 262 fatalities on 16 May, while the case positivity rate stood at 10.4 percent.

Tuesday's positivity rate is the highest since 17 May, when it stood at 8.42 percent.

According to official data, 531 COVID-19 patients are admitted in various hospitals, including 41 who are suspected to have contracted the disease. Fourteen patients are on ventilator support, while 168 patients with moderate symptoms are on oxygen support.

A total of 308 patients are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms and are without oxygen support.

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