Delhi records fresh 7,897 cases of coronavirus, 39 deaths in last 24 hours

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New Delhi: Delhi recorded 7,897 caller cases of COVID-19 connected Saturday, portion 39 much radical died owed to the infection, taking the decease toll to 11,235, according to the metropolis Health Department. The positivity complaint besides mounted to 10.21 per cent, breaching the 10 per cent for the archetypal clip this year. The positivity complaint mid-November past twelvemonth had stood supra 15 per cent.

On Friday, 8,521 cases and 39 deaths were recorded. This was besides the archetypal clip that implicit 8,000 cases had been recorded successful a time this twelvemonth amid a monolithic spike successful cases successful the span of the past fewer weeks. The highest single-day spike successful Delhi till day -- 8,593 cases -- was reported connected November 11 successful 2020, portion connected November 19, the nationalist superior had recorded 131 COVID-19 deaths, the highest single-day fatality number till date.

On Thursday, the metropolis had recorded 7,437 cases. On preceding 2 days, the cases number had stood supra 5,000. Delhi had recorded 5,482 cases connected November 27 and 6,224 cases connected November 24 and 7,486 connected November 18, according to authoritative data.

A full of 77,374 tests, including 43,473 RT-PCR tests and 33,901 accelerated antigen tests, were conducted a time ago, according to the latest wellness bulletin. The fig of cumulative cases connected Saturday stood astatine 7,14,423. Over 6.74 lakh patients person recovered from the virus. According to the bulletin, 39 much radical died owed to the disease, taking the toll to 11,235.

The fig of progressive cases roseate to 28,773 from 26,631 a time before. The fig of radical nether location isolation accrued to 15,266 from 13,188 connected Friday, portion the fig of containment zones mounted to 5,236 connected Saturday from 4,768 a time before, the bulletin said.

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain connected Wednesday had warned that the caller cases "could cross" the past single-day spike grounds registered successful November, fixed the gait of the dispersed of infection.

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