In July, the Kanjhawala sub-division came up with this new concept of making villages compete amongst themselves.
The advantage of this test is that it can detect the virus even before the emergence of symptoms and allows early isolation, preventing the spread of the infection.
The positivity rate in the city stood at 0.05 per cent, according to the health department's latest bulletin.
The Delhi government has clarified that no student will be forced to attend physical classes and the consent of parents will be mandatory.
This is the 18th time since the national capital was hit by the second wave of the pandemic that zero fatality due to the disease was logged in a day.
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He said the government is doing its best and learning from experiences to prevent the third wave but following Covid-appropriate behaviour is very important, and thus people must not become negligent.
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Delhi government on Friday had announced that schools for classes 9 to 12, colleges and coaching institutions will reopen from September 1.
The care facility is being set up with various necessary healthcare facilities for airport employees and their family members, including children.
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Delhi reported 53 fresh COVID-19 cases and zero fatalities on Sunday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.08 per cent.
Before this, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Delhi government had allowed weekly markets to open but only with 50 per cent of vendors and one market in each municipal zone.
The bench said it is a policy decision taken by the competent authorities after examining the situation and the court cannot interfere with it.
As of Thursday morning, the balance stock of the vaccines — Covaxin and Covishield — were 3,37,670 and 5,76,490 doses, respectively.
The Delhi High Court and district courts will start physical hearings in a restricted manner from September 6 and August 31, respectively.
Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday inaugurated a 300-bed ICU facility and a telemedicine centre at the Sant Nirankari Ground Covid care.