Covid-19: Delhi reports 24,149
new coronavirus cases in a day,
Delhi reported 24,149 new COVID-19 cases and 381 deaths on
Tuesday, the highest single-day toll for the national capital since
the outbreak of the pandemic.
This is the sixth consecutive day the metropolis has seen daily
fatalities of over 300.
A Delhi Health Department bulletin said the total coronavirus
cases count in the city has gone up to 10,72,065 and the death toll
has gone up to 15,009. The positivity rate in Delhi is 32.72 per
cent and the case fatality rate is 1.40 per cent.
The city now has 98,264 active cases, which is also the highest.
A total of 17,862 patients also recovered from the disease taking
the total number of recoveries to 9,58,792.
The bulletin said that 73,811 tests including 46,581 RTPCR and
27,230 rapid antigen tests were done in the last 24 hours. Read