New Delhi: In a major relieving news for Delhiites, no death due to Covid-19 was recorded in the city on Saturday, while 66 fresh cases were reported with a positivity rate of 0.09 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department. This is the second time since the starting of the second wave of the pandemic in the national capital that zero fatality has been logged in a day. On July 18 too, no death was recorded, while the city had registered 51 cases.Also Read - Delhi Air Quality in 'Moderate' Category as Stage I of GRAP's Pollution Control Measures Begin

On March 2 this year, the national capital had reported zero death due to the virus. On that day, the number of single-day infections stood at 217 and the positivity rate was 0.33 per cent. The second wave swept the city during April-May period. Also Read - Weather Forecast: Heavy Rain To Start Again In These States From October 6, Delhi-NCR Update Too Inside

On Friday, the city had registered 58 cases and one fatality, while the positivity rate was 0.09 per cent. However, the threat of a third Covid wave looms large and citizens must exercise all precautions to avoid another lockdown-like situation. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out In Delhi’s Gandhi Nagar Cloth Market, 30 Fire Tenders Reach Spot

(With inputs from PTI)