This is also the first time the daily fatality count has slipped into single-digit since April 1 when the city had recorded nine deaths and 2,790 cases, the data stated.
Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan on Saturday posted photos getting vaccinated with the first shot for COVID-19.
Talking about the vaccine stock available for people above 45 years, Atishi said there are almost 8,50,000 Covid doses in the present stock, of which 7,65,000 are Covishield and 80,000 Covaxin.
The head of the National Zoological Gardens here said that they are in touch with India's Central Zoo Authority to treat an 11-year-old lion named 'Thor' who has tested positive.
The sources said that a medical team comprising senior doctors of the institute were closely monitoring Milkha Singh's daily health progress.
Brazil’s health ministry raised the number of COVID-19 cases related to Copa America to 52, including 33 players or staffers.
Don Heflin, the Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs at the US embassy, had also said earlier that the US-bound students will not require any proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the country.
The fresh infections and positivity rate have seen a slight increase from the previous day's figures.
Those in 1-20 age group accounted for less than 12 per cent of Covid cases during both waves: Centre
As for people aged above 61 years, the proportion was 13.89 per cent in the first wave and 12.58 in the second wave.
The emergency authorisation was approved after the country faced with problems from importing enough vaccines.
The origin of coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has remained a mystery even after over 1.5 years the first case of infection was reported in the Wuhan city of China.
'The new oxygen plants at nine hospitals across Delhi being added today to strengthen our preparations to fight Covid,' Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.
The decision was taken keeping in mind the city's geographical structures, the density of population, heavy rainfall prediction and the number of people coming through local trains.
Of around 10,736 general beds and 4,072 ICU/HDU beds in the existing Covid hospitals, 1,610 general and 610 ICU/HDU beds will be kept ready for children.
Naveen Patnaik announced another package of Rs 25 crore for management of COVID situation in western Odisha districts.