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Delhi records 35 pct single-day spike in Covid cases with 1,797 new infections Delhi
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Delhi records 35 pct single-day spike in Covid cases with 1,797 new infections

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 18 Jun 2022, 12:50 am

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi reported 1,797 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, 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 taking 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 national capital now has 4,843 active cases.

This is the fourth consecutive day Delhi's daily figure remained above the 1,000-mark.

India's concern over the pandemic kept growing Friday with over 12,000 Covid-19 cases being reported from various states and union territories in the last 24 hours.