CM: Schools won't open till govt sure about safety
The Times of India Delhi|August 16, 2020
Will Give Oxygen Concentrators, Launch Anti-Dengue Drive
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New Delhi: Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday that Delhi government would not open schools unless it was convinced about the safety of students. At the Independence Day function organised at Delhi Secretariat, Kejriwal said the Covid situation was under control and thanked all, including the Centre, corona warriors and different agencies and people, for together making it possible.

From next week, the government will start sending oxygen concentrators to homes of the patients whose oxygen levels drop to lower levels even after recovery, Kejriwal announced. From next month, the AAP government will launch a two-and-a-half-month campaign against dengue.

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