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COVID-19: National Capital records over 70 deaths for third straight day

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Corona onslaught continues in the national capital as daily number of cases and fatalities are on the rise.

On Monday, Delhi recorded over 70 fatalities due to COVID-19 for the third consecutive day, taking the death toll to 7,060. A total of 5,023 fresh cases pushed the total tally to over 4.4 lakh, a health department bulletin said.

Seventy-one deaths were recorded in the city, it said.

The 5,023 fresh cases came out of the 39,115 tests conducted the previous day. The total number of cases has climbed to 4,43,552, according to the bulletin.

Also read: COVID-19: Delhi records over 7,000 cases for the first time

The national capital’s positivity rate stood at 12.84 per cent.

On Sunday, Delhi had recorded 77 deaths and its highest single-day spike of 7,745 cases. On Saturday, 79 fatalities were recorded.

The number of active cases in Delhi stood at 39,795 on Monday, the bulletin stated. PTI

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