Deaths, cases at record high in Delhi; CM Arvind Kejriwal calls to scale up facilities

Delhi on Friday reported 141 deaths within a span of 24 hours, the city’s highest fatality count since Covid-19 outbreak, while fresh cases surged to a new record high of 19,486.

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID-19 impact: Jama Masjid area witnesses less crowd on first day of Ramadan

With a new surge, the national capital on Tuesday recorded 13,468 new COVID-19 cases. The general fear of coronavirus was perceptible as Jama Masjid area witnessed a fewer number of people.

published on : 14th April 2021

Enough hospital beds available for COVID-19 patients, assures Delhi Health Minister

Elaborating on the arrangements that have been made, the Health Minister said the Central government has provided 1,100 beds and talks are going on to add more hospital beds.

published on : 14th April 2021

As COVID cases surge, Delhi announces fresh curbs; metro, buses to operate at 50%

The city government also prohibited all social, political, sports, entertainment, cultural and religious gatherings in view of the rise in COVID-19 cases.

published on : 10th April 2021

Amid COVID-19 case surge, Delhi govt suspends physical classes, offline exams

The AAP dispensation had last week announced that students of any class will not be called to school in the new academic session.

published on : 9th April 2021

With 281 cases and 5 deaths, Jawaharlal Nehru University imposes stricter Covid rules 

The university observed in a statement that there are 27 active cases of COVID-19, including 24 students on the campus.

published on : 9th April 2021

Night curfew in Delhi: Authorities receive over 73,000 applications for e-passes

More than 34,000 applications were rejected as the applicants did not fall in the exempted categories according to the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) order.

published on : 7th April 2021

In view of rising COVID cases, Delhi govt considering proposal to impose night curfew: Sources

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on Friday said that Delhi was undergoing the fourth wave of COVID-19 but a lockdown was not being considered yet.

published on : 6th April 2021

24x7 vaccination in many Delhi centres to check coronavirus surge

The case positivity rate also rose to 5.54 per cent amid a massive surge in cases in the last few weeks, according to a health bulletin.

published on : 5th April 2021

Going the extra mile: Delhi private schools paying for COVID-19 vaccination of their 'Corona Warriors'

While the schools say the drive right now is for staff above the age of 45 years, in accordance with the government guidelines, they will cover their remaining staff too.

published on : 4th April 2021

Delhi records over 3,500 fresh Covid-19 cases for second straight day, 10 deaths in last 24 hours

With the new infections, the number of cumulative cases rose to 6,72,381, while 10 more deaths took the toll to 11,060.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Positivity rate of COVID cases in last 2 weeks jumps from 0.93 per cent to over 3.5 per cent in Delhi

The positivity rate also had mounted to 3.57 per cent amid a massive surge in cases in the span of the last few weeks.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Over 18,500 challans issued in Delhi in last five days for Covid-19 norm violation

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority had ordered that there will be no public celebrations in the national capital on March 29 on account of Holi and Shab-e-Barat.

published on : 30th March 2021

Kejriwal to hold review meeting on rising Covid cases in Delhi: Satyendar Jain

The meeting will be attended by the Health Secretary and other officials concerned of the health department.

published on : 18th March 2021

Delhi reports 407 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Two deaths were reported due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative death toll to 10,941.

published on : 14th March 2021
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