COVID milestone City conducts over 15000 RT PCR tests in a day

  • | Saturday | 17th October, 2020

In the past 24hours, 58,145 COVID tests were conducted out of which 15,660 tests were RT-PCR — the highest so far. On October 10 and September 29 as well, 48 fatalities were reported in the city, the highest number of deaths recorded in a day since July 16, when Delhi saw 58 fatalities. The total number of cases has climbed to 3,24,459, the bulletin added. The positivity rate on Friday stood at 5.9 per cent, while the recovery rate crossed 91 per cent, the bulletin said, adding that the case fatality rate stood at 1.83 per cent. According to the bulletin, out of the total number of 15,759 beds in COVID hospitals, 10,715 are vacant.

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