158 new Covid-19 cases, 10 more deaths in Delhi in a day; positivity rate slips to 0.20 pc

Death toll at 24,886

158 new Covid-19 cases, 10 more deaths in Delhi in a day; positivity rate slips to 0.20 pc

A boy carries bottles with collected drinking water from a tanker walk past the graffiti at Vivekanand Camp, Chanakyapuri as water crisis during the ongoing Covid-19-induced lockdown in New Delhi. — PTI

New Delhi, June 17

The National Capital has recorded 10 more deaths due to Covid-19 and 158 fresh cases of the disease, while the positivity rate has dipped to 0.20 per cent, according to data shared by the health department on Thursday.

These 10 fatalities have pushed the death toll in the city to 24,886. The National Capital had on April 3 recorded 10 deaths due to Covid-19.

On Wednesday, Delhi had recorded 212 cases and 25 deaths, while the positivity rate stood at 0.27 per cent. It had on the previous day registered 228 cases with a 0.32 per cent positivity rate and 12 deaths.

On Thursday, 158 cases and 10 deaths were reported, indicating a significant fall in the count of daily fatalities due to coronavirus infection.

On June 14, the city had registered 131 cases and 16 deaths. On March 8, it had witnessed 239 cases while on February 22 there were 128 cases of Covid-19, according to official figures. — PTI 

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