NEW DELHI: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the government will monitor the Covid situation for three to four days to confirm the trend of positivity rate before reviewing the curbs in the national Capital.
He said the city is likely to see around 13,000 cases on Wednesday with a positivity rate of around 24 percent.
“The Covid positivity rate has come down from 30 percent to 22.5 percent in Delhi. The rate should be half of it. We will monitor the situation for three to four days,” the minister said on reviewing the curbs in the city.
Delhi on Wednesday reported a slight uptick in the daily Covid positivity rate as a marginally higher number of tests a day ago threw up 13,785 fresh Covid-19 cases. Significantly, the city also reported 35 more deaths from the virus, taking the toll here to 25,460.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the newspaper
Move Won't Impact States' Tax Share, Centre Will Bear Entire Burden: FM
Petrol price slashed by Rs 8.69/litre, diesel by Rs 7.05/litre
Kim files a restraining order after threats
Kim’s lawyer rushed to court on May 16 to get a restraining order against David Resendiz
Bollywood beauties dazzle at Cannes 2022
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wore fashion designer Gaurav Gupta’s custom-made queen pink sculpted creation while Deepika looked elegant in a shirt teamed with a pink buttoned skirt
Umran Malik selected for T20Is vs SA
Along with pace sensation Umran Malik, Punjab Kings' death overs specialist Arshdeep Singh has also earned his maiden national call-up
More investments, less conflicts, pandemic-ready infra on agenda
Other key issues which may dominate five-day event include climate change, crypto currencies, role of multilateral institutions & inflation
Govt receives 10 applications, mulls to extend last date again
Initially, March 29 was last date to apply for benefits under the PLI scheme. It was later extended till April 30 and again to May 31, 2022
Russia presses Donbas offensive as Polish leader visits Kyiv
Duda’s visit came as Russian and Ukrainian forces engaged in battles along a 551-kilometre wedge of the country’s eastern industrial heartland
‘Expensive research infra to be made available in smaller cities’
‘SRIMAN’ INITIATIVE BY DEPT OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
SII seeks phase-3 trial permission of Covovax as booster dose for kids
BETWEEN AGES 2 TO 18 YEARS
BJP MP Arjun Singh rejoins Trinamool
People across India are suffering & they need us now more than ever. Let’s keep the fight alive: Abhishek
THE CAB RIDE
I sat in the cab on my way to the airport as the driver zoomed over Delhi’s wide roads. The sun was rising over the horizon as a new day dawned – quite literally, as election day approached the city of Delhi.
The Birds of Kanha
RAJESH MENON is a photographer from Delhi, who specializes in images from nature. Here he shares some of the beautiful birds of Kanha Shanti Vanam, the 1300 acre property outside Hyderabad, India, that is the international headquarters of the Heartfulness Institute. It is also a green sanctuary.
ANIRUDH DHANDA explores the way memories trigger heartfelt events and people from the past, and remind us of situations that evoke emotional responses. Is this what being human is all about?
El derecho a estar segura
Desde que un ataque horrendo conmocionara a India, las mujeres de ese país han demandado -y obtenido- más protección frente al acoso y el abuso en espacios públicos,
Building A Sporting Nation
Marathons are changing the shape of the nation. We ask the brains behind the Delhi and Mumbai Half Marathons, how exactly.
निगम का नया दौर शुरू, राजस्व बढ़ाने की चुनौती
विशेष अधिकारी अश्विनी कुमार और निगम आयुक्त ज्ञानेश भारती ने रविवार को पदभार संभाला, विभागाध्यक्षों की भी जल्द नियुक्ति
Punter backs Pant as right choice to lead the team
Pant made a strategic blunder as he refused to call for DRS after Tim David nicked the first ball of his innings and the on-field umpire didn't give him out
Land Pooling: 3 Yrs After Launch, Work Begins On 3 Model Sectors
Nearly 3L People To Be Accommodated In Initial Leg In North, NW Delhi
Neighbour's Envy, Owner's Pride? 1-Bottle Rule Irks NCR Residents
Those Living In Gzb, Noida Unable To Benefit From Cheaper Liquor In Delhi
DTC To Take You On 11 Routes Across 5 States
Explores Technical Solutions For Overcoming Possible Lack Of CNG Availability In Some Areas