Delhi has logged 5,100 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, which is its highest single-day Covid figure this year. The sharp rise in cases comes as over a lakh tests were conducted in the national capital in a day for the first time.
The last time the national capital crossed the 5,000 mark was on November 27, when it had reported 5,482 cases.
Delhi had reported 3,548 cases on Monday, 4,033 cases on Sunday, 3,567 cases on last Saturday and 3,594 cases on Friday.
According to the Delhi government, out of 1,03,453 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, 69,667 were RT-PCR tests.
With this, the positivity rate has dropped below 5 per cent.