Delhi records 3,256 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths, recovery drops to 86.69 pc

New Delhi, Sep 6 (UNI) With the COVID cases again rising in Delhi, the city recorded 3,256 fresh COVID-19 infections, highest since two months, and 29 deaths from the virus during the past 24 hours, the state health bulletin said on Sunday night.

It is now the third consecutive day, when more than 2,900 fresh COVID-19 cases have clocked in the National Capital, which managed to trim the spread of the virus and keep the numbers low, since July.

Till date, the highest single-day spike in Delhi was of 3,947 cases, which was clocked on June 23.

With the latest additions, the overall COVID tally of the city has neared the two lakh mark, as the figure now stands at 1,91,449.

Fatality count of the city has now reached 4,567 after the 29 deaths since Saturday.

The active case load has jumped past the 20k mark, after a spike of 1039 in the same since Saturday and now, the figure stands at 20,909, as per the government data.

On a brighter note, as many as 2,188 more patients have overcome the disease, bringing the total recovery to 86.69 in percentage and 1,65,973 in numbers.

Patients under the home isolation also surged by 496 to reach 11,010 and the containment zones across the city have now increased to 1,076.


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