Delhi recorded 1,491 fresh coronavirus cases and 130 fatalities on Wednesday, while the positivity rate declined to 1.93 per cent, according to the daily health bulletin.
The Delhi government's stock of Covishield vaccine for beneficiaries in the 45 and above age group is available for just 12 days, AAP MLA Atishi said on Wednesday and lamented that for the youth segment, vaccination remained halted for the third consecutive day due to lack of doses.
As Delhi grapples with a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the makers of Sputnik V will supply anti-Covid jabs to the city but the quantity is yet to be decided.
Three men were arrested in connection with three separate incidents of cow slaughter in outer Delhi, police said on Wednesday.
Two persons were arrested for allegedly robbing a Gujarat-based man of Rs 90,000 when he, along with his daughter, was returning from a hospital where his son was admitted for Covid-19, police said on Wednesday.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said Team India has to come together to fight coronavirus and urged the Centre to procure vaccines and distribute them to states.
The fall in count of daily Covid-19 cases and the shrinking positivity rate in Delhi can be attributed to the implementation of lockdown in the national capital to combat the pandemic, health minister Satyendar Jain said on Wednesday.
The Delhi high court has awarded Rs 6 lakh interim compensation to a six-year-old victim of sexual assault, observing that thought the system cannot undo the offence it can provide psychological security or empowerment with monetary help besides prosecuting the offender.
The UP government has directed that all primary health centres, the backbone of the rural healthcare system, be reopened. The government had on April 16 asked the district administrations to shut down PHCs and deploy the staff there for Covid duty.