For the second straight day, Delhi reported over 400 Covid deaths in a day while the positivity rate dropped below 30 per cent, according to the state health bulletin.
407 died today, just a tad behind the 412 deaths on Saturday. The positivity rate stood at 28.33 per cent.
Delhi on Friday recorded 375 deaths and 27,047 fresh COVID-19 cases.
The national capital has been reporting over 300-a-day deaths for well over a week now. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the third lockdown extention yesterday to break the chain of transmission.
The country is battling a deadly second wave of coronavirus which has overwhelmed health facilities and has caused a massive surge in cases.