COVID deaths in Delhi jump to 148; cases reach 9,755
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COVID deaths in Delhi jump to 148; cases reach 9,755

IANS

New Delhi, May 17, 2020

With 422 new cases reported in a day, Delhi's tally of coronavirus patients has jumped to 9,755, with 5,405 active cases, health officials said on Sunday.

As per the Delhi Health report, 19 new fatalities were added in the tally taking the total COVID death toll in the national capital to 148. However, none of these were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Health Department said a total of 276 patients have recovered in the city in the last 24 hours.

"Total 422 new cases were reported and the positive cases in the city reached 9,755 on Sunday. At least 4,202 patients have recovered from coronavirus so far in Delhi while 5,405 cases are active," the Health Department said.

According to the Delhi Health Bulletin, among the 148 who died, 130 had other serious diseases. Also, only 31 people out of the total deaths were those below the age of 50 years.

So far, 1,35,791 tests were conducted in Delhi. And the containment zones number dropped to 76 in the national capital, the health report said.

IANS

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