Delhi witnesses fall in COVID cases with12,527 new infections

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New Delhi

Delhi witnessed a decline in COVID-19 cases and logged 12,527 new infections in the last 24 hours, the state health ministry said on Monday.

The positivity rate in the national capital stands at 27.99 per cent, while the active cases also declined to 83,982. The health department bulletin said 24 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative tally of casualties in Delhi to 25,387 since the pandemic began.

The health department also said that there are 68,275 COVID patients in home isolation presently.

Meanwhile, 18,340 patients recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID recoveries to 16,13,128. The recovery rate in the national capital touches 93.65 per cent.

During the last 24 hours, 23,577 people were administered COVID-19 vaccines out of which 8,248 were in the 15-18 age group.

As many as 44,762 COVID tests were also conducted in Delhi, including 39,767 RT PCR tests.