COVID-19: Delhi records 4,001 new cases, death toll climbs to 6,604; positivity rate 10.91 pc

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New Delhi, Nov 2 (PTI) The national capital recorded 4,001 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the infection tally to over 3.96 lakh, even as the positivity rate hovered around 11 per cent, authorities said.

These fresh cases came out of the 36,665 tests conducted the previous day.

Delhi had recorded over 5,000 daily cases for five days on the trot, ending Sunday when 5,664 new cases were recorded.

The highest single-day spike till date here -- 5,891 cases -- was recorded on Friday.

Forty-two new fatalities were recorded, pushing the death toll to 6,604, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi health department on Monday.

The tally of active cases on Monday stood at 33,308, as per the bulletin.

The bulletin said the total number of cases has climbed to 3,96,371 and the positivity rate stands at 10.91 per cent. PTI KND TDS TDS