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Coronavirus: Delhi reports 20,718 new cases, positivity rate stays above 30%

Coronavirus: Delhi reports 20,718 new cases, positivity rate stays above 30%

Delhi on Saturday reported 20,718 new coronavirus cases and 30 deaths, a bulletin by the health department showed. The number of new cases was 15% fewer than Friday’s count of 24,383 infections.

Only 67,624 tests were conducted on Friday and the dip in cases can be attributed to this. The active caseload rose by 1,134 to 93,407. The positivity rate continued to be at 30.64%, up from 29.21% two days ago.

The overall caseload jumped to 16,91,684 since the pandemic began in early 2020, while the death count increased to 25,335.