Coronavirus Latest Update: For the second time in a row, the national capital on Thursday recorded 5,739 fresh COVID-19 cases, which is the highest single-day spike till date, as the infection tally in the city mounted to over 3.75 lakh. Also Read - Delhi Chalo: Are Autos, Taxis Going Off Roads In National Capital? Autorickshaw Union Clears Doubts
As per updates from health authorities, the previous highest single-day spike of 5,673 cases was recorded on Wednesday. Also Read - Pfizer Vaccine For Coronavirus, 95% Effective, May Not be Available in India For Long | Here's Why
Twenty-seven new fatalities were recorded, pushing the death toll in the national capital to 6,423, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi health department. Also Read - Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Feels T20 World Cup in India is Uncertain And Could be Shifted to UAE
The 5,739 fresh cases came out of the 60,124 tests conducted the previous day.
The active cases tally on Thursday rose to 30,952 from 29,378 the previous day, as per the bulletin. It said that the total number of cases has climbed to 3,75,753.
(With inputs from PTI)