Delhi reported 1,797 new coronavirus cases today, a 35 per cent rise since yesterday’s figures, amid an upward trend in infections across the country.
Besides, one virus-related death was also recorded that increased the death count in the city to 26,226, said a health bulletin. The positivity rate in the city stood at 8.18 per cent.
With 901 recoveries logged in the past 24 hours, the city now has 4,843 active cases.
This is the fourth consecutive day Delhi’s daily figure remained above the 1,000-mark. It recorded 1,323 cases on Thursday, 1,375 on Wednesday, and 1,118 on Tuesday.