A lot of people waiting in the queues said they bought liquor at almost double the rates last year and wanted to avoid a similar situation this time.
Kovai Venugopal, who was a judge at the Saket Family Court, died at 11 am at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Naryan Hospital.
A Youth Congress office bearer, Milind Gautam, who travelled to Delhi from Raipur in the interest of donating plasma, said, 'We are committed to help people under the leadership of B V Srinivas.'
The surge in cases, especially in the last few days, has left doctors and medical experts baffled, with some conjecturing that the virus has mutated and assumed so many different strains.
According to sources, the curfew will start from 10 pm on Friday and go on till 5 am on Monday
A total of 326 inmates in the Delhi's prisons are above 60 years, and over 300 in the 45-59 age bracket with comorbidities.
The recent surge in COVID-19 cases has also hit Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital as 37 doctors at the private facility have tested positive for the virus.
The university observed in a statement that there are 27 active cases of COVID-19, including 24 students on the campus.
All schools in Delhi to be closed till further orders due to rise in Covid cases: CM Arvind Kejriwal
The announcement made by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal comes at a time when Delhi is battling with the fourth-wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Centre on Monday wrote to Delhi government flagging irregularities in identification of Covid vaccination beneficiaries below the age of 45 years, by some private Covid-19 vaccination centres.
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.
220 ICU beds to be added in 33 private hospitals in view of increasing Covid cases: Delhi Health Min
Sixteen private hospitals in Delhi have already run out of ICU beds with ventilators for COVID-19 patients amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases, government data showed.
A total of 36,757 tests, including 28,618 RT-PCR tests, were conducted a day ago, a bulletin issued by the department said.
The national capital has registered 1,558 new infections which pushed the tally to 6,55,834, while over 6.38 lakh patients have recovered from the virus.
In the age bracket 45-59 years, 4,794 beneficiaries received the shots, while 22,376 senior citizens also got their first jabs, a senior official said.