Photos: Active COVID-19 cases and deaths hit two-month low in Delhi

On August 4, active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Delhi dropped below the 10,000-mark for the first time in over two months. With just 11 deaths due to disease, the number of daily deaths also touched a two-month low a day later. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal acknowledged the effort of all Delhiites and praised the Delhi Model of containing the virus, but also asked all to practice precautions for the days ahead. The current coronavirus tally in Delhi stands at 140,232 cases and 4,044 deaths.

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A health worker shows COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits in New Delhi on August 2. Active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Delhi dropped below the 10,000 mark for the first time in over two months on August 4, the same day that the number of daily deaths also touched a two-month low — highlighting progress made by the Capital in its fight against the pandemic. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

A health worker shows COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits in New Delhi on August 2. Active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Delhi dropped below the 10,000 mark for the first time in over two months on August 4, the same day that the number of daily deaths also touched a two-month low — highlighting progress made by the Capital in its fight against the pandemic. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

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A health worker collects a swab sample from a man to test for COVID-19 infection in Vasudhra Enclave, New Delhi on August 4. According to the Delhi government’s latest health bulletin, Delhi recorded 1076 new cases on August 5, taking the total number of infections to 140,232. 16,785 new tests were conducted in the day. (Mohd Zakir / HT Photo)

A health worker collects a swab sample from a man to test for COVID-19 infection in Vasudhra Enclave, New Delhi on August 4. According to the Delhi government’s latest health bulletin, Delhi recorded 1076 new cases on August 5, taking the total number of infections to 140,232. 16,785 new tests were conducted in the day. (Mohd Zakir / HT Photo)

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A man wearing a face mask walks past a COVID-19 awareness mural in Jamia Nagar, New Delhi on August 4. Day before yesterday on August 4, Delhi had 9,897 active cases of the disease. This was the first time since May 29, that active cases in Delhi dropped below 10,000. Active cases in Delhi had touched an all time high of 28,329 on June 27. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

A man wearing a face mask walks past a COVID-19 awareness mural in Jamia Nagar, New Delhi on August 4. Day before yesterday on August 4, Delhi had 9,897 active cases of the disease. This was the first time since May 29, that active cases in Delhi dropped below 10,000. Active cases in Delhi had touched an all time high of 28,329 on June 27. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

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A family of four seen wearing face masks while commuting on a scooter in Daryaganj, New Delhi on August 3. “Active cases left in Delhi less than 10,000 today. No of deaths have come down to 12 today. I am proud of you, Delhiites. Your ‘Delhi model’ being discussed everywhere. But we should not get complacent and take all precautions,” tweeted Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

A family of four seen wearing face masks while commuting on a scooter in Daryaganj, New Delhi on August 3. “Active cases left in Delhi less than 10,000 today. No of deaths have come down to 12 today. I am proud of you, Delhiites. Your ‘Delhi model’ being discussed everywhere. But we should not get complacent and take all precautions,” tweeted Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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Doctors and health workers at an event in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi on August 4. On average, just over 2,900 COVID-19 patients have been admitted in hospitals over the last week, HT reported. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Doctors and health workers at an event in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi on August 4. On average, just over 2,900 COVID-19 patients have been admitted in hospitals over the last week, HT reported. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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A health worker gears up in his PPE kit inside Common Wealth Games Village COVID-19 care Centre, in New Delhi on August 3. On August 5, 11 new deaths were reported in Delhi, taking the total number of fatalities due to COVID-19 to 4,044. This was the lowest number of daily deaths in Delhi over 70 days. (Manvender Vashist / PTI)

A health worker gears up in his PPE kit inside Common Wealth Games Village COVID-19 care Centre, in New Delhi on August 3. On August 5, 11 new deaths were reported in Delhi, taking the total number of fatalities due to COVID-19 to 4,044. This was the lowest number of daily deaths in Delhi over 70 days. (Manvender Vashist / PTI)

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Traffic snarl at Raj Ram Kohil Flyover in New Delhi on August 4. The average positivity rate in Delhi had touched a record low of 5.7% on July 30. However, after a week of relatively low testing, it has climbed to 6.7% for the week ending on August 4. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

Traffic snarl at Raj Ram Kohil Flyover in New Delhi on August 4. The average positivity rate in Delhi had touched a record low of 5.7% on July 30. However, after a week of relatively low testing, it has climbed to 6.7% for the week ending on August 4. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

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