Delhi Covid

Omicron threat: Kejriwal says Delhi has prepared 30,000 beds, ramped up oxygen availability

The chief minister held a meeting with government departments to review the preparations to deal with a possible third wave.

published on : 30th November 2021

Delhi Cabinet approves Rs 1,544 crore to tackle COVID-19 

The chief minister said that in view of a possible wave of COVID-19, the Delhi government is trying its best to strengthen its health systems and preparedness at every level.

published on : 5th November 2021

Eyes on polls, Delhi govt declares Chhath Puja as public holiday

Chhath, celebrated after Diwali by people belonging to Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh, involves the offering of 'Arghya' by fasting women to the Sun god in knee-deep water.

published on : 5th November 2021

Delhi records zero Covid death for two consecutive weeks, lowest daily case count since March 2020

The number of cases has shown a downward trend and the positivity rate has been shrinking in the last several weeks.

published on : 5th November 2021

COVID not yet over: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to citizens

Underlining that the COVID pandemic is still not over and dengue is on the rise, he stressed the need to practise utmost care and preventive behaviour.

published on : 4th November 2021

After a slow start, Delhi is India’s first metropolis to hit two-crore COVID jab milestone

The government had often flagged the lack of enough vaccine supply to the city and the limited availability of doses.

published on : 25th October 2021

Validity of COVID-19 pandemic rules extended in Delhi

The city recorded no death on Thursday, while 28 fresh cases were reported with a positivity rate of 0.05 per cent, according to data shared. 

published on : 16th October 2021

2021 Covid outbreak in Delhi shows herd immunity against Delta variant difficult: Study

Researchers found that among 24 reported cases, Delta was seven-fold more likely to lead to vaccination breakthrough infections than non-Delta lineages.

published on : 15th October 2021

Vaccination of government staff against COVID-19 in Delhi necessary, say experts

The DDMA meeting of experts, which was held under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, was attended by senior officials of the Delhi government.

published on : 30th September 2021

Delhi's biggest sero-survey to be conducted in 280 wards 

According to the government, the survey will take around two weeks to complete, with one week given for sample collection and another week for the results to come out.

published on : 26th September 2021

Parents, teachers protest to demand reopening of schools in Delhi

The government had clarified that no student would be forced to attend physical classes and the consent of parents would be mandatory. 

published on : 26th September 2021

Delhi reports 28 fresh COVID-19 cases, positivity rate drops to 0.04 per cent

Over 14.13 lakh patients have recovered from the disease, according to data shared by the health department here.

published on : 20th September 2021

One death, 28 fresh cases in Delhi; positivity falls to 0.04 per cent

A total of 72,481 tests, including 49,734 RT-PCR tests and 22,747 rapid antigen tests, were conducted a day ago, the bulletin said.

published on : 17th September 2021

Delhi government should continue vigorous testing as COVID, flu have similar symptoms: Experts

According to the minutes of the meeting, Dr Sujit Kumar Singh, Director, National Centre For Disease Control said new COVID cases have been fewer than 100 for quite some time in Delhi.

published on : 16th September 2021

Delhi government provides Rs 10 lakh compensation to kin of doctor who died during COVID second wave

According to a statement issued by the government, the assistance has been provided to Damia's family from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund.

published on : 14th September 2021
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