Delhi registers 2,136 fresh Covid cases, 10 fatalities

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The national capital on Friday reported 2,136 new Covid-19 cases taking the tally of coronavirus infections in the state to 19,80,402.

With 10 deaths recorded in a day the death toll rose to 26,367. This is the highest in six months, according to data shared by the health department.

This is the 10 consecutive day when the city logged more than 2,000 cases in a day. Delhi on February 13 reported 12 deaths due to the viral disease.

The fresh cases on Friday came out of 14,225 COVID-19 tests, according to the latest health bulletin.

Delhi on Thursday reported 2,726 fresh COVID-19 cases, the highest in nearly six and a half months, and six fatalities due to the viral disease, while the positivity rate stood at 14.38 per cent.

The day before, it had logged eight fatalities and 2,146 cases with a positivity rate of 17.83 per cent. On Tuesday, Delhi had reported 2,495 coronavirus cases with a positivity rate of 15.41 per cent and seven fatalities.

The national capital saw 1,372 infections and six deaths on Sunday as the case positivity rate rose to 17.85 per cent, the highest since January 21. On January 21, the positivity rate was 18.04 per cent.

(With inputs from PTI)

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