Delhi registered 26,169 new COVID-19 cases and 306 related deaths in the past 24 hours. This was the highest number of COVID-19 deaths the national capital has registered in a single day.
A total of 77,208 tests, including 48,346 RT-PCR and 23,862 Rapid antigen test (RAT), were done in the said period, thus showing a positivity rate of 36.24 — the highest ever. 19,609 people also recovered from the disease, taking the total number of recoveries to 8,51,537.
As of now, there are 91,618 active COVID-19 cases in the city while the death toll has mounted to 13,193. So far, 9,56,348 people have been infected with the virus in the national capital since the start of the pandemic. Also, 53,673 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in Delhi in the last 24 hours.