Delhi on Saturday recorded 412 deaths, its highest single-day fatality count since the pandemic broke out in March last year. The city also logged 25,219 infections in the same period with a positivity rate of 31.61%.
India recorded 4,01,993 cases on Saturday, the highest ever since the pandemic began last year, setting a new global record of single-day infections. With this, the country’s tally of infections rose to 1,91,64,969. The toll climbed to 2,11,853 after 3,523 new deaths were registered in 24 hours.
The coronavirus has now infected 15.17 people across the world and killed over 31.88 lakh since the pandemic broke out in December 2019, according to Johns Hopkins University. Over 8.96 crore people have recovered from the infection.