DELHI RECORDS 3K NEW CASES AS TOTAL IN CITY NEARS 60,000
NEW DELHI: Delhi added 3,000 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Sunday, taking the total infections in the city to 59,746. The government in its daily health bulletin on Sunday also added 63 deaths to the city’s toll. So far, 2,175 people in the city have succumbed to the infectious disease.
The national capital has consistently recorded 3,000 or more Covid-19 cases for three days now. Over the past week, Delhi has recorded an average of 2,652 cases every day.
The Capital breached the 50,000 mark on Friday, and saw it’s highest single-day rise on Saturday, when the city 3,630 new infections to its total.
The national capital currently has a doubling rate of nearly 13.
As per Sunday’s bulletin, 33,013 patients have recovered, which leaves the city with 24,558 active cases. Of the active cases, 6,054 are in hospital with severe symptoms of the illness. However, more than half the city’s beds were vacant, as of Sunday.