Delhi sees new Covid high of 13,468 cases, 81 deaths

New Delhi: Health worker wearing PPE suits and collect swab sample for Covid-19 testing at India Gate Lawn in new Delhi.

New Delhi, (Asian independent) The national capital on Tuesday recorded 13,468 fresh Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day spike since the pandemic began early last year, as well as 81 deaths, according to the Delhi health bulletin.

The daily positivity rate in the city was reported at 13.14 per cent.

The latest deaths took the toll to 11,436, while cumulative cases in Delhi have crossed the 7.50 lakh mark to reach 7,50,156, including 6,95,210 patients who have either been discharged or have migrated.

The number of active cases total 43,510, of which 21,954 are in home isolation.

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