Mumbai: Delhi has recorded 19,486 new coronavirus cases, the largest daily case in the national capital since the onset of the pandemic. In the last 24 hours, more than 141 people have died in Delhi due to coronavirus.
The city’s active cases have risen to highest-ever 61,000. The recovery rate has dropped to 90.94 per cent.
Delhi’s positivity rate was 19.69 per cent. 12,649 Covid patients were discharged in the last 24 hours.
Delhi records 19,486 new #COVID19 cases, 141 fatalities and 12,649 recoveries in the last 24 hours
Total cases: 8,03,623
Active cases: 61,005
Total recoveries: 7,30,825
Death toll: 11,793 pic.twitter.com/qHRnrpfg46
— ANI (@ANI) April 16, 2021
Nearly 99,000 coronavirus tests were conducted in the city during the period.
Meanwhile, the Delhi government imposed a curfew over the weekend in view of the worsening situation due to the coronavirus pandemic in the national capital.