COVID-19: Delhi reports less than 400 cases; positivity rate drops to 0.5 percent, lowest since March 9
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Delhi on Sunday (June 6) reported 381 new COVID-19 cases which is the lowest sinle day record since March 15. The national capital on June 5 had recorded 414 new cases and 60 Covid deaths.

Positivity rate has dropped to 0.5 percent, the lowest it has been between March 9 and now.

A total of 76,857 samples were tested for the novel coronavirus in Delhi between Saturday and Sunday. The national capital has tested 1,97,58,315 samples till date.

So far, a total of 24,591 lives in Delhi have succumbed to COVID-19, including 34 in the last 24 hours. The national capital had recorded its lowest casualties in a single day on April 8 of this year at 24. The death rate in Delhi now stands at 1.72 percent.

While, 1,189 patients recovered on Sunday pushing the cumulative number of discharged/recovered patients in Delhi to 13,98,764. On Saturday, only 87 new patients were admitted to hospitals in Delhi owing to coronavirus.

Currently, Delhi has 5,889 active cases of infection. In addition, another 2,327 Covid-19 patients are in home isolation across the national capital. The tally of active cases is the lowest it has been since March 25.

Restrictions in place to break the chain of Covid-19 transmission are being gradually lifted in Delhi while non-essential movement continues to remain prohibited.

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