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As the Central and state governments allow phase-wise relaxation in curbs to get the life up and running again following over two months of lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19, we bring you the latest updates from Delhi.
*Update at 9.26am: Highest single day spike of 32,695 Covid-19 cases and 606 deaths reported in the last 24 hours in India.
*Delhi CM reiterated that there was no scope of being complacent and the viral infection could surge again if basic rules of social distancing, wearing face masks and frequently sanitising hands were not followed.
*Between June 30 and July 9, a total of 1,20,660 rapid antigen tests were conducted in Delhi out of which 1,13,062 people tested negative for the novel coronavirus. Among them, only 4,055 persons (3.59%) were tested using RT-PCR, which is considered the gold standard for Covid-19 testing.
*Delhi recorded 1,647 fresh coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking the tally to over 1.16 lakh.
*A total of 41 fatalities have been recorded in the past 24 hours, according to the Delhi health department bulletin.
*Wednesday was the fifth consecutive day when fresh cases have been reported in the range of 1,000-2,000. The number of active cases currently stands at 17,807, down from 18,664 on Tuesday in Delhi.
*Of all active cases, 9,943 patients are under home isolation. Only 4,021 are admitted in hospitals while 2,029 and 167 others are recuperating at dedicated Covid Care Centres and Covid health centres, respectively.