The minister added that more than 13,000 hospital beds are lying vacant in the city.
Arunachal Pradesh now has 222 active cases while, 55,054 people have recuperated from the disease so far, including one on Sunday, State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said.
In view of the rapid spread of the coronavirus, Singh said that an order has been issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) with the advice that official meetings will be conducted, as far as possible, through video conferencing.
Director of Health G Sriramulu said the active cases were 825 with 96 patients being in hospitals taking treatment and the remaining 729 patients in home isolation.
On Wednesday and Tuesday, 10,665 and 5,481 cases were recorded with a positivity rate of 11.88 per cent and 8.37 per cent respectively, according to official figures.
Covid-19: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said the maximum international flight traffic is the reason stricter measures have been implemented in the national capital.
Delhi Covid-19: Tuesday's positivity rate is the highest since May 17, when it stood at 8.42 per cent.
The overall caseload in Goa mounted to 1,82,201 on Monday with the new caseload. Goa has so far reported five cases of the Omicron variant, including four on Monday.
Under the Delhi Disaster Management Authority-approved Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), a 'red alert' would be triggered if If the positivity rate remains over five per cent for two consecutive 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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