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Delhi sees no new Covid cases in day for first time since pandemic began | Delhi News



NEW DELHI: For the first time since March 2020, Delhi recorded no new Covid cases on Monday.
The national capital reported its first Covid-19 case on March 2, 2020, and recorded a total of 20,07,313 infections with a cumulative positivity rate of 4.94% and 26,522 related deaths. regarding the pandemic to date.

Seven states, including Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, have recorded more coronavirus cases than Delhi.
The city has battled three waves of Covid so far, with the second wave driven by the Delta variant in April to May 2021 being the deadliest.
Two months have seen hospitals and patients’ families jostle for oxygen and doctors have to bear a burden beyond their means.
The third wave, driven by the infectious Omicron variant, saw daily numbers COVID-19 cases in Delhi hit a record high of 28,867 on January 13. The city recorded a positivity rate of 30.6% on January 14, its highest level to date.
According to data shared by the city health department here, the number of active cases is just 10.
As many as 931 tests were conducted the previous day, the health ministry bulletin said. The city reported only one new case on Sunday with a positivity rate of 0.05%.
It saw three new Covid cases on Saturday with a positivity rate of 0.10% and six new cases on Friday with 0.41% of people tested positive.
No Covid-related deaths were reported on Monday. The capital recorded only one death from the infection (on 9 January) this month.
Currently, only 13 of the 8,295 hospital beds are occupied at specialized Covid-19 treatment hospitals in the city. 12 of these are suspected cases of Covid. Nine patients are being isolated at home.
(With input from PTI)

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