Even though many other states have high numbers of cases and deaths, the nation’s capital still appears to be in control. On Sunday, September 19, Delhi reported 28 new positive COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of coronavirus infections so far to 14 38,497 since the start of 2020.
Fortunately, no deaths have been recorded from the coronavirus in those same 24 hours. However, one death was recorded on Friday and Saturday each. According to the Delhi government health bulletin, with the 28 new cases, the number of active cases stands at 387, of which 137 are under home quarantine.
On a more positive note regarding the COVID-19 situation in the nation’s capital, 45 people infected with the coronavirus have recovered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total recovery to date to 14,13,025.
The daily positive Covid rate has been reported at 0.4%, while the city’s cumulative positivity rate stands at 5.34%. Although no Covid-related deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours, the city has recorded 25,085 deaths since January 2020. The total Covid death rate in Delhi stands at 1.74% of the total of cases reported so far.
According to the Delhi government health bulletin report, 63,302 Covid samples have been tested in the past 24 hours, including 45,250 RT-PCRs and 18,053 rapid antigen tests. There are currently 103 containment zones in the city.
According to the bulletin, a total of 203,527 doses of Covid vaccines have been administered in the past 24 hours in the nation’s capital.