Delhi records 2,419 new COVID cases, highest in 6 months

Record 2,419 in Delhi on August 5 cases of covidAccording to health department data, the highest in six months, the positivity rate is 12.95%, while two more people died due to the disease.

This was the third day in a row that the daily tally of COVID-19 cases crossed the 2,000-mark.

Delhi recorded 2,202 COVID cases on August 4, taking the positivity rate to 11.84%, while four more people died due to the disease.

Also, this was the fourth consecutive day when the positivity rate crossed the 10% mark.

The fresh cases were reported from the 18,685 COVID tests conducted in the city on August 4.

With fresh infections on August 5, COVID-19 case tally National Capital The death toll rose to 19,64,793, while the death toll rose to 26,327.