New Delhi, Aug 21 (PTI) Delhi recorded 1,250 fresh coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the city's caseload to over 1.58 lakh, while the death toll from the disease mounted to 4,270, authorities said.

Thirteen fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi health department.

On Thursday, the count of daily cases was 1,215 and 22 deaths were reported.

The tally of active COVID-19 cases rose to 11,426 on Friday, from 11,271 on Thursday.

On June 23, the national capital had reported the highest single-day spike of 3,947 coronavirus cases.

The death toll from COVID-19 stood at 4,257 in Delhi on Thursday.

Friday's bulletin said the death toll due to the coronavirus has risen to 4,270 in the national capital and the total number of cases has climbed to 1,58,604.