Delhi: On Saturday, 2,260 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Delhi, the lowest one-day figure since March 31 (1,819) and 182 fresh deaths from coronavirus infection.
It is also the first time that the 24-hour count has fallen below the 3,000 marks since April 1, when 2,790 people tested positive for viral disease.
The number of active cases of the disease in the city stands at 2,260, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Twitter. “These are the lowest numbers after 31 March. Still need to take all precautions and follow covid appropriate behaviour,” he added.
The positivity rate fell from 36 per cent recorded on April 22 to 3.58 per cent, indicating a significant improvement in the epidemic situation in the national capital.
Data shared by the Department of Health shows that the death toll due to COVID-19 in the national capital rose to 23,013.