Delhi coronavirus patients’ recovery rate crosses 70 percent

The recovery rate of patients from coronavirus in Delhi crossed 70 percent on Saturday. Out of 97,200 total patients, 68,256 have recovered so far. There are 24,940 total active cases in Delhi. The national recovery rate as of Saturday stood at 60.81 percent.

“Due to the efforts of Delhi’s 2 crore people, the hard work has paid off. Congratulations to all corona warriors for taking the recovery rate of Delhi to over 70 percent. We all need to work hard to defeat corona,” Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.

The positivity rate in Delhi too declined to 10.58 percent after rising to nearly 37 percent, and the average number of cases has also dropped by almost 1,000 over the previous week, indicating a welcome trend. However, experts have cautioned the people against lowering their guard.

According to a bulletin issued by the Health Department, 2,505 fresh cases were recorded taking the tally to 97,200 on Saturday. With 55 fresh fatalities, the death toll now stands at 3,004. The active cases stand at 25,940. This is for the first time since June 24 that active cases have dropped in the range of 25,000.