Delhi’s COVID-19 tally nears one lakh-mark with 2,505 more cases

The total number of cases mounted to 99,444

Delhi’s COVID-19 tally nears one lakh-mark with 2,505 more cases

A physically challenged man selling pens sits on a bench as he waits for customers in a market area in New Delhi. AFP

New Delhi, July 5

Delhi recorded 2,505 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the tally close to the one lakh-mark while the death toll from the disease mounted to 3,067, authorities said.

The national capital recorded 63 new fatalities on Sunday, a Delhi health Department bulletin said.

The bulletin said the death toll from COVID-19 had risen to 3,067 while the total number of cases mounted to 99,444.

On June 23, the national capital had reported its highest single-day spike of 3,947 cases.  However, in the last five days, the number of fresh cases has oscillated.

The death toll from COVID-19 in Delhi stood at 3,004 on Saturday.

According to the bulletin, 71,339 patients have recovered, been discharged or migrated so far, while the number of active cases stood at 25,038.

As many as 6,43,504 tests have been conducted so far. The number of containment zones in the city on Saturday stood at 456. PTI

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