Delhi on Tuesday recorded over 1,000 coronavirus cases after a month, reported the Hindustan Times.
The city registered 1,118 cases on Tuesday – a jump of 82.08% from Monday’s infection count of 614. Delhi had last reported over 1,000 cases on May 10, when the city had registered 1,118 infections as well.
On Tuesday, two patients died in the city due to the disease. The positivity rate dropped to 6.5% from Monday’s 7.06%, while the active case tally stood at 3,117.
Only 149, or 1.55%, of the 9,582 beds at dedicated Covid-19 hospitals are occupied.
#COVID19 | Daily cases in Delhi cross 1000; 1118 cases, 500 recoveries and 2 deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
Active cases 3177 pic.twitter.com/9nMwlWoos0
— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2022
Two cases of BA.5 found in Maharashtra
Meanwhile, Maharashtra detected two more cases of the BA.5 Omicron subvariant of the coronavirus disease, reported PTI. Both the patients are residents of Thane and had been vaccinated.
The patients are a 25-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man. They were found infected with Covid-19 on May 28 and May 30. They have recovered from the infection after they were put in home isolation, the state health department said.
On Monday, the health department had said that three cases of BA.4 and one…