New Delhi: Delhi’s tally of COVID-19 cases crossed the 66,000-mark with the biggest single-day jump of 3,947 fresh infections, while the death toll due to the disease mounted to 2,301, authorities said. It has the fastest growth rate among the top 10 cities reporting the maximum number of cases. At this rate, it might cross Mumbai soon. Also Read - Lockdown in Delhi: Read Latest Update on Delhi Metro Services After Lockdown Extension
There have been 68,410 cases of COVID-19 in Mumbai city alone with 3,844 deaths so far. Also Read - Delhi Lockdown Likely To Be Extended Till May 24, Metro Services To Remain Shut: Report
The national capital reported 3,000 or more fresh cases between Friday and Sunday. On Monday, 2,909 cases were recorded in the city. The coronavirus cases in
Maharashtra rose to 1,39,010 on Tuesday with 3,214 new patients being reported Also Read - Delhi Starts Oxygen Concentrator Banks in Every District, to Provide Home Delivery to COVID Patients
Sixty-eight fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours, a Delhi health department bulletin said on Tuesday.
An order has been issued regarding a revised COVID response plan for Delhi.
An order has also been issued for posting senior nursing officers at 68 private hospitals for monitoring admission of COVID-19 patients, it said.
Till now, 4,01,648 tests have been conducted, the bulletin said.