As per the health department bulletin, 24 deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative Covid death tally of Delhi to 25,387.

As many as 1,51,740 recoveries were added in the last 24 hours thereby increasing the total recoveries to 3,52,37,461. With this, the recovery rate currently stands at 94.27 per cent.

In the year since the country's vaccination drive began, the country has administered 1,56,76,15,454 doses of COVID-19 vaccines.

In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID-19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75 per cent of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

According to the health ministry, 1,38,331 people recovered from the COVID-19 infection in the last 24 hours taking the recovery tally to 3,50,85,721. The recovery rate is currently at 94.51 per cent.

As many as 16,13,740 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours wherein a daily positivity rate of 16.66 per cent was observed

Covid19 in Delhi: On whether Delhi started witnessing flattening of cases, Jain said, "The hospital admissions in the city have become stagnant, which is a good sign. The positivity rate keeps on changing, but the main factor is hospital admissions."

As far as the COVID-19 vaccination is concerned, over 155.39 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. 

It also mentioned that earlier studies demonstrated the neutralizing potential of Covaxin against SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concern Alpha, Beta, Delta, Omicron, Zeta and Kappa.