New Delhi: Delhi will be under complete curfew from tonight to next Monday morning amid a record rise in cases, said sources on Monday.
This comes a day after Delhi recorded the biggest jump in its daily Covid tally with 25,462 fresh cases, with a positivity rate of nearly 30 per cent.
The COVID-19 situation in India continues to deteriorate, as the country yet again reported the highest single-day spike of coronavirus cases with over 2.73 lakh fresh infections and 1,619 deaths in the last 24 hours.
According to the Health Ministry, India reported at least 2,73,810 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of positive cases in the country to 1,50,61,919. There are currently 19,29,329 active cases in the country as of Monday. The death toll reached 1,78,769 with additional 1,619 fatalities.
In the last 24 hours, as many as 1,44,178 people recovered from the virus. With this, the total number of recoveries reached 1,29,53,821 in India.