Delhi reports 2,419 new cases, highest in 6 months

Delhi has reported 2,419 new cases in the last 24 hours, highest in 6 months, according to health department data. The positivity rate in the national capital has now climbed to 12.95%, while two more people died due to the disease.

It was the third consecutive day that the daily count of COVID-19 cases crossed the 2,000-mark. Delhi on Thursday recorded 2,202 Covid cases, with a positivity rate of 11.84 per cent, while four more people died due to the disease.

Also, this was the fourth day in a row that the positivity rate breached the 10-per cent mark. The fresh cases came out of 18,685 Covid tests conducted in the city on Thursday.

With the fresh infections on Friday, the COVID-19 case tally in the national capital rose to 19,64,793, while the death toll reached 26,327.

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Originally published at www.dnaindia.com

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