A health employee in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a sample using a swab from an individual at a school which was developed into a centre to carry out tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), amidst the spread of the illness, in New Delhi. (Photo: Reuters)
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Delhi signed up a record single-day spike of 4,473 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the city’s infection tally to over 2.3 lakh, while 33 more deaths were reported, authorities said.
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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Delhi signed up a record single-day spike of 4,473 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the city’s infection tally to over 2.3 lakh, while 33 more deaths were reported, authorities stated. The city’s COVID-19 tally has actually reached 2,30,269 and the death toll mounted to 4,839, according to the newest publication released by the Delhi health department. On Tuesday, Delhi’s death toll from COVID-19 stood at 4,806
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