Delhi records fresh spike of 3,944 COVID cases, recovery rate 93.14 percent

New Delhi, Dec 2 (UNI) The national capital on Wednesday registered 3,944 new cases of COVID 19, the state health bulletin said here.
With these new cases the city’s nCoV case tally has now surged to 5,78,324, the data said.

In the same period, the city also recorded 5,329 patients who recovered from COVID-19, taking the total number of recoveries in the city so far to 5,33,351, the bulletin said, adding that the city’s recovery rate currently stands at 93.14 per cent.

The bulletin said that with the rate of recoveries being higher than the new cases in the past 24 hours, it has resulted in reducing the active case load on the city by 1,467 since Tuesday, and the capital presently houses 30,302 active nCoV cases.

However, during the same period 82 more people lost their lives to the virus, taking the city’s pandemic fatality count till date to 9,342. Death rate based on the past ten days data is currently 1.96 per cent, the bulletin said.

Patients currently under home isolation in the city are 18,423, while the number of containment zones as on Wednesday stood at 5,772, the bulletin added.

A total of 78,949 COVID tests were conducted in the city during the past 24 hours.


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