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Delhi Records 3,419 COVID-19 Cases, Total Count Rises To 5,89,544

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Delhi Records 3,419 COVID-19 Cases, Total Count Rises To 5,89,544

The tally of active cases on Saturday dropped to 26,678 from 28,252 the previous day in Delhi.

New Delhi:

The national capital recorded 3,419 new COVID-19 cases with over 80,000 tests being conducted for the second day, even as the positivity rate further dipped to 4.2 per cent, authorities said.

The positivity rate on Thursday and Friday was 4.96 per cent and 4.78 per cent respectively.

These fresh cases came out of a record 81,473 tests conducted the previous day, including 35,352 RT-PCR tests, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi health department.

Seventy-seven fatalities were recorded, pushing the death count to 9,574.

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The tally of active cases on Saturday dropped to 26,678 from 28,252 the previous day. The bulletin said the total number of cases has climbed to 5,89,544.

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