Delhi’s fresh COVID-19 cases rose by nearly nine per cent in last 24 hours as the city recorded 1,490 infections on Thursday and two deaths while the positivity rate stood at 4.62 per cent, according to data shared by the health department.
It was the seventh consecutive day that the national capital recorded over 1,000 daily new cases.
Prior to that, the city had reported 1,604 cases on February 5.
The infection tally in the national capital rose to 18,79,948 and the death toll was 26,172, the bulletin stated.
A total of 32,248 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the city on Wednesday, it said.
Delhi had reported 1,367 fresh COVID-19 cases and one fatality on Wednesday, while the positivity rate stood at 4.50 per cent.