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Delhi records 4,473 new Covid-19 cases, highest single-day spike so far

Delhi recorded the highest single-day spike of 4,473 fresh coronavirus cases pushing the caseload to more than 2.30 lakh on Wednesday, authorities said

Delhi | Coronavirus

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A health worker in PPE collects a nasal sample from a girl at a local health center to conduct tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), amid the spread of the disease, at the Darya ganj area in New Delhi on Monday

recorded the highest single-day spike of 4,473 fresh cases pushing the caseload to more than 2.30 lakh on Wednesday, authorities said.

As many as 62,593 tests were conducted the previous day, according to government's health bulletin.

The bulletin said that the death toll has risen to 4,839 with 33 fatalities. Four of the 33 fatalities are from the previous days.

The total number of cases stands at 2,30,269, of which 30,914 are active cases and 1,94,516 have recovered, migrated out of the city or discharged.

The positivity rate stands at 7.15 per cent while the case fatality rate is 2.1 per cent. The number of containment zones is 1,637, it said.

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First Published: Wed, September 16 2020. 19:29 IST