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Thursday, 24 September 2020 5.01 PM IST

Delhi records 57 deaths, 2,084 new cases in 24 hours

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NEW DELHI: The national capital witnessed a spike of 2,084 new cases besides reporting 57 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing Delhi's Covid-19 tally to 85,161 on Monday.


According to the Delhi Government's data, as many as 3,628 patients recovered in the last 24 hours. Till now, 56,235 people have recovered, 26,246 are active cases and 2,680 patients have succumbed to the deadly disease.


Over 9,619 RT-PCR and 6,538 rapid antigen Covid-19 tests were conducted on Monday. In total, 5,14,573 tests have been conducted so far in the national capital. Delhi has a total of 435 containment zones.


Currently, 5,977 beds are occupied in the hospitals out of a total capacity of 13,411 beds, 1,615 in the dedicated COVID Care Centres and 241 in the dedicated COVID Health Centres. Over 16,329 people are under home isolation.


Meanwhile, an order has been issued regarding strictly following the advisory issued by the ICMR, including newer additional testing strategies for improving the access and availability of testing.


The country continues to be the fourth worst-hit by Covid-19 among 213 countries, with 2,10,120 active cases and 16,475 deaths. A total of 3,21,722 people have recovered and discharged from different hospitals. The recovery rate is 58.56 per cent.

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