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Delhi registers 27,561 new COVID-19 cases, second highest since April Dehi Covid cases
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Delhi registers 27,561 new COVID-19 cases, second highest since April

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 13 Jan 2022, 12:57 am

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi on Wednesday logged 27,561 fresh COVID-19 cases, which is a 29 percent rise over the infections in the last 24 hours and the highest ever in a day since April. 

The positivity rate has touched 26 per cent, which is the highest in seven months.

On April 20 last year, the city reported 28,395 cases.

The city also reported 40 Covid deaths, which is the most since June 10.

Active Covid cases stand at 87,445, highest in the last eight months, according to the health bulletin.

There are 25,240 patients in home isolation, said the bulletin.

Over the last 24 hours, 1,05,102 tests were conducted, out of which 85,349 were RT-PCR tests, while 19,753 were antigen tests.