Delhi`s daily caseload crosses 7000-mark for first time this year, 24 new COVID-19 death cases

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New Delhi: Delhi recorded 7,437 caller COVID-19 cases Thursday (April 8), the highest single-day surge this year, while 24 much radical died owed to the coronavirus infection, taking the decease toll to 11,157, according to the city's Health Department.

The positivity complaint besides mounted to 8.1 per cent from 6.1 per cent the erstwhile day, arsenic the monolithic spike successful cases witnessed implicit the past fewer weeks continues.

This is besides the archetypal clip that implicit 7,000 cases person been reported successful a time this year.

The regular lawsuit number for the past 2 days was besides supra 5,000.

The highest single-day spike successful Delhi till day -- 8,593 cases -- was reported connected November 11, portion connected November 19, the metropolis recorded 131 COVID-19 deaths, the highest single-day fatality since the pandemic began.

On November 27, the metropolis had recorded 5,482 cases and 6,224 cases connected November 24 and 7,486 connected November 18, arsenic per authoritative data.

A full of 91,770 tests, including 52,696 RT-PCR tests and 39,074 accelerated antigen tests, were conducted a time ago, the bulletin said.

The fig of cumulative cases connected Thursday stood astatine 6,98,005. Over 6.63 lakh patients person recovered from the virus.

As per the latest bulletin, 24 much radical died owed to the disease, taking the toll to 11,157.

The fig of progressive cases roseate to 23,181 from 19,455 a time before.

The fig of radical nether location isolation accrued to 11,367 from 10,048 connected Wednesday portion the fig of containment zones mounted to 4,226 from 3,708 a time before, the bulletin said.

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