NEW DELHI : National capital Delhi on Tuesday reported 980 fresh cases of Covid-19 with positivity rate standing at 25.98 per cent. This means one in every four people who were tested returned positive for Covid-19, data shared by Delhi Health department revealed.
Two more Covid deaths were also reported from the national capital, as per the bulletin. However, Covid was not the primary cause of death in one of the two fatalities which the case sheet in the other case is awaited, it added.
The latest figures take the fatalities toll in the national capital to 15 Covid-related deaths in the past 12 days. Covid was the primary cause of death in one of the cases while it was ‘incidental’ in the rest of the fatalities, as per city health department data.
15 deaths were logged between March 30 and April 10, with 4 deaths on April 9. Delhi has logged over 5,500 cases of Covid-19 in the last two weeks. The active cases have surged by 150 percent, official data revealed