The chief minister held a meeting with government departments to review the preparations to deal with a possible third wave.
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.
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.
The number of cases has shown a downward trend and the positivity rate has been shrinking in the last several weeks.
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.
The government had often flagged the lack of enough vaccine supply to the city and the limited availability of doses.
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.
Researchers found that among 24 reported cases, Delta was seven-fold more likely to lead to vaccination breakthrough infections than non-Delta lineages.
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.
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.
The government had clarified that no student would be forced to attend physical classes and the consent of parents would be mandatory.
Over 14.13 lakh patients have recovered from the disease, according to data shared by the health department here.
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.
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.
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.