New Delhi: The national capital on Wednesday recorded a highest single-day spike of 1,513 cases, taking the COVID-19 tally in Delhi past the 23,000-mark. Further, the death toll due to the disease climbed to 606.Also Read - Good News: Now Amazon Alexa Can Help Locate COVID Vaccine, Testing Centres Near You | Here’s How to Use it
The previous highest single-day spike of 1,298 cases was recorded on Tuesday. Also Read - Is Delta Variant of Coronavirus Linked to The Onset of New Diabetes Cases?
In a bulletin, the Delhi health department said the death toll due to coronavirus has risen to 606 and the number of cases has mounted to 23,645 in the national capital. Also Read - Coronavirus Leaked From China's Wuhan Institute of Virology, Claims Report by US Republicans | Read Details
A total of 50 fatalities were reported on June 2, the bulletin said, adding that these lives were lost between April 15 and June 1.
It, however, said the cumulative death figure refers to fatalities where the primary cause of death was found to be COVID-19, according to a report of the Death Audit Committee on the basis of the case-sheets received from various hospitals.