Delhi’s COVID tally crosses 85,000 with 2,084 fresh cases; death toll now 2,680

The number of active cases stands at 26,246

Delhi’s COVID tally crosses 85,000 with 2,084 fresh cases; death toll now 2,680

A security person stands guard at Karol Bagh area, identified as a COVID-19 containment zone, in New Delhi on Monday, June 29, 2020. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi, June 29

Delhi recorded 2,084 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday taking the infection tally in the city to over 85,000, while the death toll from the disease mounted to 2,680, authorities said.

The number of containment zones in the city also jumped to 435 on Monday, according to a Delhi Health Department bulletin.

The national capital had reported the highest single-day spike of 3,947 cases on June 23. Recently, Delhi had eclipsed Mumbai as the city worst-hit by the pandemic in the country.

Fifty-seven fatalities had been recorded in the last 24 hours, the Delhi health department bulletin said.

It said the death toll due to coronavirus had risen to 2,680 and the total number of cases mounted to 85,161. The number of active cases stands at 26,246, while 56,235 patients have migrated/recovered or have been discharged. PTI

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