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By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, September 20th, 2020

Delhi seeing COVID-19 surge due to not wearing masks, violation of social distancing norms: Experts

New Delhi, Sep 20 (PTI) Careless attitude of people in wearing masks and following social distancing norms is leading to a surge in coronavirus cases in the national capital, experts said on Sunday. Hospital admissions More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 18th, 2020

COVID-19: Schools to remain closed for students in Delhi till Oct 5

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Delhi government on Friday announced that all schools will remain closed for students till October 5 in the national capital amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools across the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Sero-survey conducted in August in Delhi finds no antibodies in 30% of recovered COVID-19 patients

New Delhi, Sep 15 (PTI) A sero-prevalance survey conducted in the first week of August in Delhi has found that 79 of the 257 people who recovered from COVID-19 did not have antibodies against the virus. The sero-prevalence More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 14th, 2020

Manish Sisodia tests positive for coronavirus

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia New Delhi, Sep 14 (PTI) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 In a tweet, the 48-year-old AAP leader said he has More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, September 13th, 2020

Delhi govt directs 33 pvt hospitals to reserve 80 per cent of ICU beds for COVID-19 patients

New Delhi, Sep 13 (PTI) Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Sunday the city government has instructed 33 big private hospitals in the national capital to reserve 80 per cent of ICU beds for COVID-19 patients, More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Delhi records over 4K new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day spike so far; tally crosses 2 lakh-mark

New Delhi, Sep 9 (PTI) The national capital recorded 4,039 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest single-day spike so far, as the tally breached the two lakh-mark, while the death toll mounted to 4,638, More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, September 5th, 2020

Reopening of economy, increased testing, no mask use led to rise in COVID-19 cases in Delhi: Experts

New Delhi, Sep 5 (PTI) Delhi has recorded the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases in nearly 70 days, which experts are attributing to reopening of economy, ramped-up testing, patients from outside the city More...

By Manisha Sen On Friday, September 4th, 2020

Last week of Aug saw 35 pc hike in coronavirus cases over previous week: Delhi Health Dept

New Delhi, Sep 4 (PTI) The last week of August saw a 35 per cent increase in coronavirus cases as compared to the previous week, with 30 to 40 per cent of the new cases coming from the same family, according to More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

COVID-19: Centre decides to again close canteens at central govt departments in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 1 (PTI) The central government on Tuesday decided to close canteens at central government departments in Delhi to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to a Personnel Ministry order. There More...

By Manisha Sen On Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Record single-day spike of 75,760 cases, India’s coronavirus count crosses 33-lakh mark

New Delhi [India], Aug 27 (ANI): After 75,760 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours, India’s coronavirus tally crossed 33-lakh mark on Thursday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family More...