India Covid update: On Friday, Delhi recorded 24,383 new confirmed cases of infection, 26,236 recoveries, and 34 new Covid-related deaths.
According to India Today, the new cases increased the daily positivity rate in the national capital to 30.64 percent, the highest since May 1 last year, when it was 31.6 percent.
The daily positivity rate represents the percentage of people who test positive for Covid-19 out of all tests performed on that particular day. India Covid update
The daily positivity rate in Delhi is now 30.64 percent, the cumulative positivity rate is 4.94 percent, and the case fatality rate is 1.51 percent.
In the last 24 hours, 79,578 samples were tested for Covid-19 in Delhi. This was significantly less than the 98,000 samples tested on Thursday.
To date, the national capital has tested 3,39,26,818 samples for the infection.