2,914 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported in Delhi on Friday, the highest one-day spike in 69 days, exceeding 1.85 lakh, while the death toll rose to 4,513, officials said.
This is the fourth consecutive day in September when more than 2,000 new cases have been reported in a single day.
According to the latest bulletin released by the Health Department of Delhi, thirteen fatalities have been reported in the last 24 hours.
On 27 June, the city reported 2,948 cases, the most single-day spike since 3 September.
There were 19 deaths on Thursday while the number of daily cases was 2,737. On 1–2 September, the number of fresh cases was 2,312 and 2,509 respectively.
The number of active cases on Friday increased to 18,842 from 17,692 on the previous day.
On 23 June, the national capital reported the highest single-day total of 3,947 so far.
The death toll from COVID-19 in Delhi was 4,500 on Thursday.
The bulletin said on Friday that the number of deaths from coronavirus infection has increased to 4,513 and the total number of cases has increased to 1,85,220.