The prices of gold and silver declined on Thursday. According to HDFC Securities, gold prices fell by Rs 217 per 10 grams in Delhi to Rs 44,372 per 10 grams. According to securities, the demand for COVID-19 vaccine has reduced the demand of gold. A steep fall was registered in the price of silver in Delhi. Silver price fell by Rs 1,217 to Rs 66,598 per kg. Meanwhile, the rupee weakened by 18 paise against the US dollar. In the international market, the price of gold rose at $1,717 an ounce while silver was trading at $26.09 an ounce.