With 3,947 cases, Delhi records biggest single-day spike; on way to become Covid-19 capital

According to Delhi government data, 16,952 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Tuesday. In total, 4,016,48 tests have been performed so far in the national capital.

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New Delhi: Delhi on Tuesday reported the highest single-day spike of 3,947 new COVID-19 cases. The metro city reported 68 deaths in the last 24 hours taking the toll to 2,301.

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According to the Delhi Health Department Bulletin, the national capital has reported a total of 66,602 cases of which active cases stand at 24,988.

The number of containment zones in the national capital is 261 and 12,963 patients are in home isolation.

According to Delhi government data, 16,952 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Tuesday. In total, 4,016,48 tests have been performed so far in the national capital.

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Currently, 6,264 beds are occupied in the hospitals, 1,607 in the dedicated Covid Care Centres and 207 in the dedicated Covid Health Centre. Over 12, 963 people are in home isolation. Delhi has a total of 261 containment zones.

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Meanwhile, India witnessed a spike of almost 15,000 fresh cases of novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours taking the total tally in the country to 4.4 lakh with 312 new fatalities, data from Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry revealed on Tuesday.

India recorded 14,933 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total tally to 4, 402,15.