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Updated on: Saturday, September 04, 2021, 06:11 PM IST

COVID-19: No death in Delhi for 4th day in a row; 55 new cases reported

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New Delhi: For the fourth straight day today Delhi reported zero COVID-19 deaths, according to data shared by the city health department. The cumulative death count in the national capital stands at 25,082.

Notably, this is also the 23rd time since the start of the second wave of the pandemic in the national capital that zero fatality has been reported in a day.

On March 2 this year, the national capital had reported zero death due to the virus. On that day, the number of new infections stood at 217 and the positivity rate was 0.33 per cent.

Meanwhile, Delhi on Saturday recorded 55 fresh cases as the positivity rate increased to 0.08 per cent, while there was no death due to COVID-19, according to the latest bulletin. The new cases took the national capital's infection tally to 14,37,929.

A total of 70,303 tests -- 48,510 RT-PCR tests and 21,793 rapid antigen tests -- were conducted a day ago, the bulletin said.

On Friday, 35 fresh cases were recorded as the positivity rate stood at 0.05 per cent, according to official figures. On Thursday, the daily case count stood at 39 with a positivity rate of 0.06 per cent.

The death toll due to the coronavirus infection in Delhi stood at 25,082 on Tuesday. The national capital has not reported any death due to the coronavirus since then.

(With agency inputs)

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Published on: Saturday, September 04, 2021, 06:11 PM IST
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