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Covid-19 crisis: Delhi reports record 427 new cases, total count at 4,549

At least 106 patients have recovered on Sunday, according to the Delhi health bulletin

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Coronavirus | Delhi government

BS Web Team & Agencies  |  New Delhi 

A medic collects samples for swab tests from a COVID-19 mobile testing van, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Ramakrishna Mission area in New Delhi, Saturday, May 2, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)
A medic collects samples for swab tests from a Covid-19 mobile testing van, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Ramakrishna Mission area in New Delhi, Saturday, May 2, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)

With a record number of 427 new cases reported in a day, the total count of Covid-19 cases in Delhi reached 4,549 on Sunday, the Health Department said.

With no deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the toll remained at 64, it said.

At least 106 patients have recovered on Sunday, according to the Delhi Health Bulletin.

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"At least 1,362 patients have recovered from so far in Delhi while 3,123 cases are active," the Health Department said.

Among the 64 who died, 55 had other serious diseases. This is so far the highest single day jump in the cases reported. On Saturday, 384 cases were reported.

On Monday, India has entered the third phase of its nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19. The total number of cases in the country has reached 42,505, while 1,391 died so far, show Worldometer data.

First Published: Mon, May 04 2020. 07:27 IST
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