Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal today tested positive for Covid-19
Anil Baijal wrote on Twitter: “I tested positive for COVID with mild symptoms. I have isolated myself since the onset of symptoms and everyone who came in contact with me has been tested. I will continue to function and to monitor the situation in Delhi from my residence. “
Meanwhile, the nation’s capital on Thursday recorded 395 deaths from the coronavirus, the highest since the pandemic began a year ago, and 24,235 cases with a positivity rate of 32.82%, according to a bulletin released by the city’s health department. It was the eighth day in a row that Delhi has recorded more than 300 deaths from COVID-19. He had reported 368 deaths Wednesday, 381 Tuesday, 380 Monday, 350 Sunday, 357 deaths Saturday, 348 Friday and 306 last Thursday, according to government data.
Delhi had registered 25,986 cases on Wednesday, 24,149 on Tuesday, 20,201 on Monday, 22,933 on Sunday, 24,103 on Saturday, 24,331 on Friday and 26,169 on Thursday.
The positivity rate was 31.76% Wednesday, 32.72% Tuesday, 35.02% Monday, 30.21% Sunday, 32.27% Saturday, 32.43% Friday and 36.24% last Thursday which is the highest to date.
The cumulative number of cases in the city stands at 11,22,286, of which more than 10.08 lakh have recovered. The death toll from the viral disease stands at 15,772, according to the bulletin.