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Delhi's Covid deaths cross 1,000 mark, cases rise to 36,824 - New Delhi News

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Delhi's Covid-19 death toll reached 1,214 with 71 new deaths on Friday while 2,137 fresh cases took the total tally to 36,824.

Updated Jun 12, 2020 17:36 PM

Delhi's Covid deaths cross 1,000 mark, cases rise to 36,824 - New Delhi News

On Friday, Delhi saw 667 patients being discharged after recovery, taking the total so far to 13,398, while 22,212 cases remain active, a Delhi government press statement said.

India on Friday became the fourth worst-affected country due to the pandemic as it added 10,000 cases or more for the fourth consecutive day and surpassed the UK's tally to record 2,97,535 Covid-19 cases so far.

With a record highest single day spike of 10,956 cases, according to data released by Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India tipped UK which has 2,92,860 cases.

A total of 396 people died in the last 24 hours taking the total toll to 8,498, the Health Ministry data said.

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