Delhi reported 990 fresh coronavirus cases on Monday, crossing the 20,000-mark. 12 people died of COVID-19 in 24 hours, while 38 unreported deaths were also detected, taking the total of fatalities to 523, government data said. With 20,834 cases, the national capital is third on the list of worst-affected states after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.
In the last 24 hours, 268 people were cured which took total recoveries in Delhi to 8,746. The national capital has 11,565 active cases as of now.
The national capital recorded its highest daily rise of 1,295 cases on Sunday.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had been demanding easing of the coronavirus lockdown, today announced that barber shops and salons will reopen in the national capital. Malls, restaurants and places of worship will not be allowed, he said, days after the centre allowed their reopening from June 8.