With 7,178 new cases of coronavirus infections on Friday, Delhi not only recorded a new high in its daily numbers, but also emerged as the single largest contributor of cases, for the first time in more than four months. The last time Delhi had contributed the maximum number of cases in the country was on June 23, when it had recorded 3,947 new infections. That was the peak of Delhi’s first waveAt that time, Delhi’s total caseload was around 70,000, the second highest in the country after Maharashtra which had been reporting about 4,000 new cases every day. In the second and third week of June, Delhi’s daily new detections used to be second only to Maharashtra.
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India coronavirus numbers explained, Nov 7: Delhi is now single largest contributor of cases
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