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Delhi records 43 Covid deaths in 24 hrs, highest since June Delhi | COVID
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Delhi records 43 Covid deaths in 24 hrs, highest since June

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 20 Jan 2022, 10:04 pm

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi on Thursday reported 43 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours, which is the highest number of deaths due to the virus since June 10 last year when 44 people had died.

The national capital logged 12,306 new Covid cases during the same period, which is 10.72 per cent lower than Wednesday's number (13,785).

The number of total Covid cases in the city is 17,60,272.

The Delhi government on Thursday slashed the rates of RT-PCR tests in the capital.

Private labs and hospitals have been ordered to charge Rs. 300 for the test, which was Rs. 500 earlier.

The home collection rate has been reduced to Rs. 500 from Rs. 700. Rapid antigen test will now cost Rs. 100, which was earlier priced at Rs. 300.