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Delhi reports 5 Covid deaths, 2,073 new cases in 24 hours Delhi
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Delhi reports 5 Covid deaths, 2,073 new cases in 24 hours

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 04 Aug 2022, 12:32 am

New Delhi/IBNS: The national capital on Wednesday reported five Covid-related deaths along with 2,073 new cases as the positivity rate remained above 10 per cent for the third day in a row.

At 11.64 per cent, the single-day case count was the highest since January 24 when it was 11.79 per cent.

With the fresh infections on Wednesday, the Covid case tally in the national capital rose to 19,60,172 while the number of deaths reached 26,321.

A total of 17,815 tests were conducted the previous day to detect COVID-19, the health department data showed.

The positivity rate and daily Covid cases in the city have risen steadily in the last one week.

Delhi had reported 1,506 Covid cases, and three deaths on Tuesday while the test positivity rate stood at 10.69 per cent. The day before, the positivity rate was 11.41 per cent.

The national capital had logged 1,891 cases on June 26.