He also said that the city is expected to record less than 25,000 coronavirus cases on Friday.
The minister added that more than 13,000 hospital beds are lying vacant in the city.
Due to the ongoing third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delhi government's primary focus is to strengthen medical and healthcare facilities.
It has been decided to make it mandatory for all public service vehicle (PSV) drivers to enrol themselves in the programme to obtain a valid certificate.
According to government data, the city's positivity rate has increased to 26.22 per cent, the highest since May 4 when it was at 26.7 per cent.
The restaurant owners said it is unjust that dine-in facilities and bars in the city are being closed when roadside eateries are open and metro, trains and buses are running at full capacity.
The DDMA meeting, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and attended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, also discussed ways to strictly enforce existing restrictions to check the spread of the coronavirus and its Omicron variant.
In a statement, health minister Satyendar Jain said the Delhi government is making all necessary arrangements in view of the rising coronavirus cases and the situation is normal.
After the CBSE exams commenced, directions were issued to close vaccination centres in schools.
Aam Aadmi Party MLA Atishi, who is the chairperson of the Standing Committee on Education (Delhi Vidhan Sabha), called the allegations "completely baseless and mala fide" and said the funds were released well ahead of time.
The order issued by Joint Commissioner Navkendra Kumar Singh stated that all activities related to driving skill test, fresh online appointments and tests for existing appointments for permanent and learners' licences are suspended in the wake of the DDMA's Tuesday order.
The Delhi Teachers' University will be spread over 12 acres of land in Bakkarwala village. It will have lecture halls, digital labs and a library with world-class facilities for 5000 students.
Covid-19: Delhi government has directed private hospitals with over 50 beds to reserve at least 40 percent of their beds for Covid patients.
Sisodia also alleged that the saffron party has ties to the liquor mafia. In a statement, the deputy chief minister said the BJP has “age-old ties” with Delhi's liquor mafia and they were “looting” Rs 3,500 crore of people's money to fill their pockets.
"In compliance with the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) direction, the Delhi government has deregistered 1,01,247 diesel vehicles that completed 10 years on January 1, 2022. Owners of such vehicles can apply online for NOC if they want re-registration in other states," said the officer.
Earlier in the day, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said Omicron is gradually spreading in the community and the new, fast-spreading variant of concern has been found in 54 per cent of the latest samples analysed in the national capital.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia raised the demand at a pre-budget consultation called by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Delhi government said in a statement.
The court clarified that it expected the governments to inform “What has happened to the genomic testing; who is doing it; where is the report and when will the report come”.
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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