Delhi records this year’s biggest single-day jump of 5,506 COVID-19 cases

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Delhi on Wednesday recorded 5,506 recent COVID-19 cases, the sharpest each day spike this 12 months, that pushed the an infection tally to six,90,568 whereas 20 extra individuals succumbed to the illness, taking the demise toll to 11,133, in accordance with the well being division. This is the second consecutive day when Delhi has seen an increase of over 5,000 cases. The metropolis had reported 5,100 recent cases on Tuesday.

The positivity fee jumped to six.1 per cent on Wednesday from 4.93 per cent the day earlier than, in accordance with the bulletin.

A complete of 90,202 checks, together with 52,477 RT-PCR checks and 37,724 speedy antigen checks, had been carried out yesterday, the bulletin stated.

So far, over 6.59 lakh sufferers have recovered from the virus.

Twenty extra individuals died as a consequence of COVID-19, taking the toll to 11,133, the bulletin acknowledged.

The quantity of lively cases in Delhi stands at 19,455.

The quantity of individuals underneath dwelling isolation elevated to 10,048 on Wednesday from 8,871 on Tuesday, whereas the quantity of containment zones surged to three,708 from 3,291 the day earlier than.

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