Delhi Lockdown

Delhi records 11,491 COVID-19 cases, 72 deaths; temples to go for limited darshan during 'Navaratri'

The positivity rate rose to 12.44 per cent from 9.43 per cent a day ago. The 72 deaths are the highest since December 5 when 77 deaths were recorded.

published on : 13th April 2021

Delhi COVID crisis: Infection spreading faster, affecting younger population more

Some doctors said the reason behind a large number of people contracting the infection this year vis-a-vis last year could be that the 'virus has mutated' and the current strain is more infectious.

published on : 13th April 2021

Day after Kejriwal's lockdown warning, Delhi government writes to Centre to scale up COVID beds

Interacting with reporters, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain also appealed to people to step out of their homes only if necessary and wear masks all the time.

published on : 12th April 2021

More restrictions coming? Kejriwal to hold meeting to review COVID situation in Delhi

The chief minister termed the situation 'very serious' and appealed to people not to step out of houses unless it was urgent.

published on : 12th April 2021

May have to impose lockdown if hospital system collapses, says Kejriwal as Delhi reports over 10,000 COVID cases

He also asked people not to go out of their homes unless it is urgent, and use face masks and sanitisers and maintain social distance.

published on : 11th April 2021

COVID-19: As Delhi schools close, some principals worry about interrupted practicals, some say wise move

Amid a spike in coronavirus cases over the past few weeks, the Delhi government Friday suspended physical academic activities and offline examinations for all classes indefinitely.

published on : 11th 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

Many unable to pay fine via online mode, Delhi traffic police decides to accept cash

According to a circular issued Thursday, cash counters may be made operational in each circle every Saturday and Sunday between 10 am to 6 pm from April 10.

published on : 8th April 2021

Flashback of 2020 migrant horror? Huge queues at Delhi Railway Station after night curfew announcement

The authorities, however, maintained that the rush was "usual" during this time of the year due to the wedding season and wheat harvesting in different parts of the country.

published on : 8th April 2021

Delhi encountering fourth wave of COVID-19, lockdown not being considered yet: Arvind Kejriwal

If there is a need for a lockdown in the future, a decision will be taken after consultation, he said, adding the fourth wave is less serious than the previous ones as there are fewer number of deaths

published on : 2nd April 2021

Closed throughout 2020-21 due to COVID, bird flu, Delhi zoo sees animal deaths fall to three-year low

The zoo reopened to the public on Thursday after remaining shut for more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic and bird flu.

published on : 2nd April 2021

As Delhi schools prepare to reopen, 39 per cent of students unaware of relevant guidelines: Survey

The survey by Smile Foundation was conducted in February and March, and 26,860 students in the age group of 8-18 from 131 schools across 12 states took part in it.

published on : 1st April 2021

One year of COVID-19 outbreak: How Delhi's female healthcare workers overcame obstacles to control pandemic situation

Last March, when the lockdown was announced, female healthcare workers took the challenges head-on and made sacrifices to make things better for the people who were suffering, writes Somrita Ghosh.

published on : 29th March 2021

'200 guests in open spaces, 100 in closed ones': Kejriwal government puts cap on social gatherings in Delhi

In an order, Chief Secretary Vijay Dev said not more than 50 people will be allowed at funerals in the national capital.

published on : 27th March 2021

Amid COVID restrictions, Delhi BJP leader urges L-G to allow small symbolic 'Holika Dahan' rituals

Delhi reported 1,515 coronavirus cases on Thursday, the highest in over three months, while five more people succumbed to the disease, the health department had said.

published on : 27th March 2021
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