With 312 fresh Covid cases, Delhi records highest single-day spike in nearly 2 months
Delhi recorded 312 new coronavirus cases and three deaths on Friday, the highest number of daily incidences in nearly two months. A total of 340 cases were reported on January 14.
The death toll due to coronavirus rose to 10,918, according to data shared by the Health Department. With this, the case fatality rate stands at 1.7 per cent.
The total tally reached 6,40,494 on Friday while the number of active cases of the disease in the city increased to 1,779 on Friday from 1,701 on Thursday. The positivity rate rose to 0.53 from 0.39 per cent the previous day.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has gone up to 6.2 lakh people.
The total number of tests conducted the previous day, included 36,119 RT-PCR tests and 23,003 rapid antigen tests, the bulletin said.