New Delhi/IBNS: The national capital on Wednesday reported over 5,000 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest so far in the city since the pandemic has hit.
Delhi, which is battling the third wave of infections, has been logging over 4,000 cases daily for the last few days.
With Diwali round the corner, the unprecedented spike in cases has raised concerns.
According to a health department bulletin, the national capital recorded 5,673 fresh Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike till date.
The total tally in terms of caseload has been pushed to over 3.7 lakh in Delhi.
Forty new fatalities were recorded in a day, pushing the death count in the national capital to 6,396, the government said.
On Tuesday, Delhi reported 4,853 new coronavirus cases and 44 deaths, which was also its highest daily spike.