Delhi Covid-19 tally rises, 228 new cases recorded in past 24 hours

Even as the fourth wave diminishes in the national capital, the fresh infections and positivity rate have seen a slight increase from the previous day's figures.
A worker chemically disinfects the premises at Qutub Minar complex, as the ASI Monuments are to reopen from tomorrow, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)
A worker chemically disinfects the premises at Qutub Minar complex, as the ASI Monuments are to reopen from tomorrow, in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 15, 2021 11:20 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Delhi on Tuesday recorded a slight increase in Covid-19 infections with 228 fresh cases and 12 related fatalities, according to the health bulletin.

Even as the fourth wave diminishes in the national capital, the fresh infections and positivity rate have seen a slight increase from the previous day's figures.

The national capital had recorded 131 Covid-19 cases, the lowest since February 22, and 16 fatalities on Monday, while the positivity rate dropped to 0.22%, according to a health department bulletin.

The total number of tests conducted in the last 24 hours stood at 71,291. The cumulative case tally stands at 14,31,498, while the total number of fatalities stand at 24,851.

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