Delhi had on Sunday recorded 498 Covid cases with a positivity rate of 3.57 per cent, while one person succumbed to the virus.
India has been witnessing a spike in daily Covid cases for the past few days.
India records 3,157 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths in last 24 hours; active caseload at 19,500
The positivity rate has jumped to 5.7 per cent against 4.42 per cent on the previous day. The number of active cases has also surged to 2,641, out of which 1,578 patients are being treated in home isolation.
The number of COVID-19 tests conducted a day ago stood at 61,992, according to the city's health department data.
While Omicron is known to cause only mild disease, Delta has been more lethal leading to increased hospitalisation with the drop in oxygen levels, pneumonia, and death.
Along with the fatality reported on Sunday, Delhi witnessed seven deaths due to Covid-19 in the month of December.
The Union govt is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID vaccination throughout the country.
The national capital has recorded six deaths due to the viral disease so far this month. Four people had succumbed to COVID-19 in October and five in September.
The new guidelines for operation of spas and massage centres will be applicable to all such facilities running in areas under its jurisdiction.
Over 14.13 lakh patients have recovered from the disease, and the death toll stands at 25,085.
The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) was recorded at 0.04 percent, and the national capital has recorded only three fatalities due to the infection in September so far.
Shamli district in Uttar Pradesh has been declared “Covid-free” with its active caseload declining to zero, authorities said on Monday.
More than 1.15 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered.
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in an order on Sunday stated that bars will be allowed to reopen with 50 per cent seating capacity, from 12 pm to 10 pm, from next week.