Delhi coronavirus cases

Coronavirus cases remain under 200 for second straight day

Delhi recorded 185 fresh Covid-19 cases and nine deaths on Sunday, while the positivity rate rose marginally to stand at 0.30 per cent, authorities said.

published on : 25th January 2021

Delhi's biggest graveyard running out of burial space with rise in COVID-19 deaths

Staring at space crunch, the graveyard management last month had readied 5-6 acres of extra space for burials of casualties caused by the virus.

published on : 24th November 2020

HC pulls up AAP government for relaxing norms even as COVID-19 cases spike in Delhi

The court noted that the daily number of new COVID-19 cases received for November 10 was at 8,593 and "still counting" and the number of containment zones in the city was 4,016.

published on : 11th November 2020

COVID-19: Containment zones in Delhi go past 2,700

Health Minister Satyendar Jain had said last week that the increase in the number of containment zones is a part of Delhi's strategy to tackle the spread of the virus.

published on : 5th October 2020

Retest those diagnosed COVID-19 negative despite symptoms with RT-PCR method: Delhi govt

According to the government, Northwest district had a maximum of 870 cases where symptomatic antigen negatives were not followed up with an RT-PCR test by Wednesday.

published on : 26th September 2020

COVID-19 challan daily target irks Delhi government officials

Senior officials said that resources should have been used rationally and more focus should be on awareness campaigns and free masks distribution instead of fixing daily targets to collect challans.

published on : 26th September 2020

Use community centres for Covid testing: Delhi HC 

According to the Delhi government, there are currently 435 mohalla clinics in the city of which 400 are presently functional.

published on : 17th September 2020

Delhi sees 45 per cent jump in COVID-19 containment zones in 10 days as city tally crosses 2.3 lakh

Between September 6 and 15, the city recorded over 4,000 daily fresh cases on six days, with September 16 registering 4,473 infections, the highest single-day spike so far.

published on : 17th September 2020

Fully prepared to tackle Covid-19 surge: Delhi hospitals

The Delhi government and hospital administration had claimed that many of these are from adjoining areas of the national capital.

published on : 10th September 2020

3,609 fresh COVID-19 cases take Delhi's tally to over 1.97 lakh; death toll mounts to 4,618

The total number of tests conducted in the same period was 45,797, it said, adding that the positivity rate in the last 24 hours stands at 7.8 percent.

published on : 8th September 2020

Can't say it is second wave: Delhi Health Minister on recent spurt in COVID-19 cases

Satyendar Jain said the Delhi government wants to ensure there is no positive case in the city and is therefore increasing the daily testing for COVID-19.

published on : 4th September 2020

Patients from outside, reopening of economy behind rise in COVID-19 cases in Delhi: Experts

On Tuesday, Delhi recorded the highest single-day spike in cases in August at 1,544, surpassing Sunday's figure of 1,450.

published on : 26th August 2020

Delhi records 805 fresh coronavirus cases, Kejriwal government bans use of hookahs in public places

According to the bulletin, 10,133 tests -- 3,904 RTCPR and 6,229 Rapid Antigen -- were conducted in the last 24 hours.

published on : 4th August 2020

Keep working hard: Kejriwal to authorties as Delhi reports 15 COVID-19 deaths, lowest in a month

According to authorities, the COVID-19 recovery rate in Delhi has increased to over 89 per cent, while the case positivity rate in the last 24 hours was 7.54 per cent.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Follow government guidelines on RT-PCR test, Delhi CM Kejriwal asks officials

RT-PCR is one of the most common tests for detection of COVID-19. India follows the method of nasopharyngeal swabs collection for COVID-19 test.

published on : 29th July 2020
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