Delhi records 1,257 COVId-19 cases, 8 deaths, lowest in over 2 months

The recovery rate in the national capital has increased to more than 90 per cent

Delhi records 1,257 COVId-19 cases, 8 deaths, lowest in over 2 months

Pakistani Hindu refugees wait in a queue to give samples to health workers for COVID-19 tests at Shah Alam Bandh Road in New Delhi on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi, August 11

The national capital recorded 1,257 fresh COVID-19 cases and eight deaths, the lowest in over two months, in the last 24 hours, authorities said on Tuesday.

This is the first time in over two months that the daily number of deaths has dropped below 10, according to the Delhi government’s health bulletin.

On August 5, Delhi had recorded 11 COVID-19 deaths, indicating a significant improvement in the situation in the city.

The city has so far recorded a total of 1,47,391 cases, of which 1,32,384 people have recovered, been discharged or have migrated.

There are 10,868 active cases, of which 5,523 are under home isolation.

The death toll due to the disease is 4,139, according to the latest Delhi Health Department bulletin.

As many as 5,356 RTPCR, CBNAAT and TrueNat tests and 14,084 rapid-antigen tests were conducted. A total of 12,23,845 tests have been conducted till date — 64,412 tests per million population, it said.

In the past week, the number of new infections has grown by less than one per cent every day.

The recovery rate has increased to more than 90 per cent. PTI

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