Delhi’s novel coronavirus tally on Monday crosses 1 lakh-mark after 1,379 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the national capital in the last 24 hours, making it the third place in the country to have more than a lakh cases since the outbreak after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the national capital now stands at 1,00,823, but recoveries have also rose significantly to reach 72,088, according to authorities.
There are currently 25,620 active cases while the death toll has reached 3,115 after 48 more virus-related fatalities were reported in the city in the last 24 hours, they said.
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus cases in India today rose to 6,97,413 after 24,248 fresh cases were reported in past 24 hours. Recoveries jumped to 4,24,432, including 15,350 patients declared cured in past 24 hours. According to figures released by the health ministry, currently there are 2,53,287 active coronavirus cases in the country. So far, there are 1,71,145 more recovered patients than COVID-19 active cases. The recovery rate stands at 60.85%.
The death toll from coronavirus has risen to 19,693, including 425 fatalities in 24 hours.