NEW DELHI: Lockdown 4.0 in Delhi –between May 18 and 31 – saw 10,780 new Covid cases and 363 deaths, which were more than the tally of previous editions combined, as per the Health Department data.
The national capital recorded 1,543 positive coronavirus cases in the first lockdown, 3,320 cases in the second, and 5,159 cases in the third edition of the nation-wide lockdown, resulting in a total of 10,022 cases.
In a similar fashion, the number of deaths due to the deadly virus in the first three phases of the lockdown were 31, 32, and 96, respectively — totalling 159 deaths in total.
The casualties more than doubled in the lockdown 4.0. However, the increased number of deaths in the fourth edition was also due to late reporting of deaths by the hospitals, a Health Department official said. (IANS)