New Delhi, May 30 -- Delhi reported more than 1,000 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Friday for the second consecutive day, prompting the city-state's government to announce a raft of measures to elevate the state's preparedness to deal with a potential surge of infections.

On Friday, 1,106 new cases of Covid-19 were added to the city's tally, Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said at a press briefing.

According to the official health bulletin, the total number of cases in the city are 17,386.

However, with the addition of 1,106 cases to Delhi's tally of 16,281 from Thursday, Friday's cases should have stood at 17,387. There was no immediate clarification from the government on the discrepancy.

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