The infection tally in the city stood at 6.3 lakh and the death toll mounted to 10,666 with 13 more fatalities
India suspended all flights coming from the UK from the midnight of December 23 till January 7 following the detection of the mutated strain of the SARS-CoV-2 in that country.
With this, the total number of infected persons, including those who returned from the United Kingdom (UK) and their contacts, has gone up to 31.
The city's caseload mounted to 6,23,415 and the death toll due to the coronavirus infection rose to 10,474, they said, adding that over 57,463 COVID-19 tests were conducted on Sunday.
The city's infection tally mounted to 6,22,851 and the death toll reached 10,453, they said, adding that over 75,210 COVID-19 tests were conducted on Saturday.
He asserted that the coronavirus situation in the city is under control with the positivity rate plummeting to below one per cent.
According to Medical Director Dr Suresh Kumar of the LNJP Hospital, 10,145 patients have been discharged from the hospital after testing negative of the deadly virus.
On Sunday RT-PCR tests were less as compared to the number of tests conducted on Saturday.
The total number of containment zones are 6,045. With the constant attempt by the government to increase testing a total of 81,473 tests were conducted.
The court said labs can message the results to people on their mobiles numbers, which are taken at time of sample collection, and it can be put up on the websites later.
Last week, the Delhi government had informed the High Court that it may decide in three to four days whether to impose night curfew in the national capital to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Party spokesperson Pawan Khera cited data to claim that in the last five years, the AAP government has failed to open even one new hospital in the city.
According to a bulletin issued by the Delhi Health Department on Friday, the total number of coronavirus cases climbed to 5,56,744 on Friday, of which 5,09,654 have recovered.
Detailing the shortcomings found on the part of Delhi government, the Centre said that no effective preventive steps to contain the infection were taken despite recommendations made.
Jain also said Delhi should be given priority during the distribution of the vaccine as it is the national capital.