New Delhi: The total number of coronavirus cases in Delhi rose to 2,625 on Saturday, with 111 new cases and one death being reported in a day, according to Delhi government authorities. The death toll from COVID-19 is now 54. Also Read - Mai Aa Rahi Hu Maa! Radhika Madan Flies Out of Mumbai as Domestic Flight Operations Resume
Of the total fatalities, 29 patients were aged 60 and above, the officials said. Fifteen of them were aged between 50 and 59, while 10 were aged below 50, they said. Also Read - Coronavirus in Maharashtra: With 2,091 New Cases, State Inches Closer to Crossing 55,000-Mark
By Friday night, the number of coronavirus cases in the city stood at 2,514, including 53 deaths. Also Read - Heatwave Intensifies: Delhi Records 2nd Highest Temperature at 47.6 Degrees, Churu in Rajasthan Sizzles at 50 Degrees
Amid the rising coronavirus cases in the national capital, a top official in the Delhi government’s COVID-19 committee has suggested that the ongoing lockdown will have to be continued till mid-May for the epidemic curve to flatten.