Delhi is likely to record around 20,000 COVID-19 cases on Saturday with a positivity rate of around 19 per cent, says Health Minister Satyendar Jain.
Delhi is likely to record around 20,000 COVID-19 cases on Saturday with a positivity rate of around 19 per cent, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said.
So far, around 39 lakh Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the national capital, according to government data.
'Our health minister Satyendra Jain lost his father today to COVID,' Arvind Kejriwal said, terming it 'very very sad'.
The Delhi government is taking the help of the voters' list to ascertain the number of eligible beneficiaries.
Satyendar Jain said that the manufacturers are yet to provide a schedule of vaccine supply to the Delhi government.
In areas where two or more cases are being reported, the government shall form micro-containment zones to tackle the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Delhi
In the last two weeks, the positivity rate in Delhi has mounted from just below one per cent to 4.48 per cent.
Arvind Kejriwal will deliberate on preparing an action plan to fight the pandemic.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain dismissed any possibility of imposing another lockdown in Delhi, saying it was not a solution to check the spread of coronavirus that is again surging rapidly.
Satyendar Jain said the earlier lockdown was imposed because nobody knew how the virus propagates.
At 62.18 per cent, Southwest Delhi district reported the maximum seroprevalence, while North Delhi recorded the lowest at 49.09 per cent, Satyendar Jain said.
On Tuesday, 26 cases of adverse incidents following immunisation, were reported, including two severe ones. One of them had to be hospitalised.
Jain noted a similar trend across the country where around 50 per cent of those registered got the job on the first day of vaccine rollout.
Satyendra Jain said the Delhi government has already requested the Centre to provide Covid vaccines free of cost.
Delhi CM appealed to the Centre to step forward and save lives amidst the century's biggest pandemic.
Jain on Saturday had tweeted that the positivity rate had been below one per cent for the past 11 days
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain tweeted that the positivity rate has been below 1% for the past 11 days.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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