New Delhi, Sept. 18 -- The national capital on Thursday recorded 4,432 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), even as the number of more accurate RT-PCR tests again slipped below the 10,000 mark despite the high daily tests in the city.

The city also reported 38 deaths on Thursday, which is the highest in 63 days, taking the total number of people who have died in Delhi to 4,877. The Capital's tally of total infections is now at 234,701.

To be sure, daily tests in Delhi have increased over three-folds over the past month, according to Delhi government data.

The rise in testing came after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal held an emergency meeting in the final week of August to address the resurgence of cases in the city. The...