India reported 2,527 new COVID-19 cases today, taking the overall cases so far to 4,30,54,952. The active Coronavirus cases in the country currently stands at 15,079, according to the Union health ministry. 33 new Covid-related deaths increased the total death count to 5,22,149.
Delhi reported 1,042 fresh Covid cases yesterday, the highest since February 10, with a positivity rate of 4.64 per cent. Two more people also died due to the infection yesterday, official data said on Friday.
Meanwhile, the Delhi government said yesterday that people must wear mask in public places and that those those found in violation of the rule will be fined ₹ 500. Those travelling in private cars, however, do not need to wear mask.