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COVID-19 Hospitalisation Rate Has Stabilised, Cases May Decline: Delhi Health Minister

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

While sharing that Delhi is expected to report 25,000 cases on Wednesday, he said it is difficult to conclude if a wave has peaked by looking at the positivity rate or the number of cases.

NEET-PG Counselling To Commence From January 12: Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Jan 09, 2022 PTI

The Supreme Court on January 7, in an interim order, allowed resumption of medical counselling for NEET-PG admissions for the year 2021-22.

2L Adolescents Get Jabbed For Covid-19 In National Capital; Northeast Delhi Takes Lead

After the CBSE exams commenced, directions were issued to close vaccination centres in schools.

Many EDMC Councillors Test Covid Positive

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Several public figures, including politicians, ministers have tested positive for Covid in the span of the last few days.

Night Curfew And Not Lockdown In Delhi As City Reports 5,500 New Covid-19 Cases: Health Minister

According to experts, the sudden spike in Covid-19 cases in Delhi should be considered largely due to the Omicron variant, said Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain.

03 January, 2022

Omicron Found In 84 Per Cent Of Covid Samples: Delhi Health Minister


According to the Delhi Health Minister Satyndar Jain, of the latest 187 Covid samples tested, 152 had Omicron. Genome sequencing reports of December 30-31 suggested that 84 per cent of the samples tested had Omicron.

01 January, 2022

Covid Hospitalisation Less; Whether More Curbs Needed Will Be Reviewed: Delhi Health Minister

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The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) had on Wednesday decided that Covid-related restrictions imposed in Delhi under the ‘yellow alert’ would continue for the time being and authorities would monitor the situation for a while before deciding on fresh curbs.

21 July, 2021

Centre's Claim Of No Death Due To Oxygen Shortage Is False: Delhi Health Minister

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'It is completely false to say that no one died due to oxygen shortage. There have been many deaths due to oxygen shortage in Delhi and many other places across the country,' said Satyendar Jain

30 June, 2021

Health Minister Says No COVID-19 Case From Delta Plus Variant Reported In Delhi

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Disagreeing with the presence of cases from the lethal Delta Plus variant of coronavirus, the Delhi Health Minister mentioned that no communication on this matter has taken place between the Delhi government and the Centre.

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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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