Delhi records 1,141 new Covid cases, positivity rate 1.59%

A health worker in PPE kit stand near Covid-19 patient, at Covid Care Center Rakabganj Gurudwara in New Delhi, on 25 May 2021 (Representational image) | PTI

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New Delhi: Delhi recorded 1,141 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 139 fatalities from the infection on Friday, while the positivity rate stood at 1.59 per cent, according to data shared by the city Health Department.

This is the third consecutive day when the daily cases count have stood below the 1500-mark.

As per the latest health bulletin, these new fatalities pushed the death toll from COVID-19 here to 23,951.

On Thursday, 1,072 cases and 117 deaths were recorded, while the positivity rate had dipped to 1.53 per cent. -PTI

Also read: Delhi govt was first under-counting Covid deaths. Now, it is over-counting


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