Gurugram, May 20 -- Gurugram reported 1161 Covid-19 cases on Wednesday taking the total number of infections till date to 176,099. The district reported 15 deaths too on the day, taking the total toll to 725.

According to the daily bulletin, the number of active case reduced from 19,947 on Tuesday to 18,091.

The current weekly test positivity rate (TPR, proportion of positives out of the sample tested) is almost 17%, down from a high of 20% on May 13. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a TPR of 5% or below to consider a region having controlled the disease.

For the past three days, the number of new cases has been on a decline accompanied by are dip in the reliable Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test...