Coronavirus: Delhi overtakes Mumbai, emerges as the new hotspot city in the country | Oneindia News

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Coronavirus: Delhi overtakes Mumbai, emerges as the new hotspot city in the country | Oneindia News

As the Coronavirus Cases witness a constant spike in India with cases soaring past 4.7 Lakhs, the hotspot city in the Country has changed.

Mumbai overtook Wuhan on June 9 in terms of the number of Covid-19 cases.

Wuhan was the epicentre of coronavirus pandemic in China.

Two weeks later, Delhi has overtaken Mumbai to become the worst-affected city for Covid-19 caseload in India.

On Thursday morning, Delhi's Covid-19 case count was at 70,390.

Mumbai had 69,528 cases.

But Delhi did not become India's new coronavirus hotspot just like that.

Delhi has seen more than three-fold rise in Covid-19 cases in June itself taking May 31 as the baseline.

With 3,947 fresh cases recorded on June 23, Delhi reported the highest Covid-19 cases for any city in the world.

But on the other hand, in comparison to Munbai...Delhi has a bigger population than Mumbai - 1.68 crore to 1.25 crore.

Delhi has tested more people than Mumbai for Covid-19 - 4.2 lakh tests to 2.94 lakh.

Delhi has recorded fewer deaths than Mumbai, and more recoveries.


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