1,163 fresh cases, total over 18K; 416 die

1,163 fresh cases, total over 18K; 416 die

Sunday, 31 May 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A record single-day spike of 1,163 fresh cases took the Covid-19 tally in Delhi to over 18,000 on Saturday and the death toll due to the disease mounted to 416, authorities said. The previous daily high in fresh cases — 1,106 —was recorded on May 29. This is the second consecutive...

Gambhir's SUV stolen from outside his residence

Saturday, 30 May 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Sport Utility Vehice (SUV) of East Delhi's Bharatiya Janta Party's (BJP), Member of Parliament (MP) Gautam Gambhir got stolen from outside his house here in Central Delhi's Rajinder Nagar. According to Sanjay Bhatia, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Central district, Deepak Ghambhir, the father of the MP, told police...

Several hotels turned into Covid hospitals

Saturday, 30 May 2020 | Sapna Singh | NEW DELHI

Delhi hotels have been attached with hospitals with an aim to improve health infrastructure in the ongoing battle against novel coronavirus even as cases recorded every day have gone above thousand in Delhi. On Friday, in a fresh order, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi ( GNCTD ) said that...

Man who thrashed Chinese woman for fostering stray dog in Noida Police net

Saturday, 30 May 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

 Noida Police has arrested a man who allegedly thrashed a Chinese woman living in a condominium there for allegedly fostering a stray dog which bit his own pet dog. "The named accused in the case of the Chinese resident of Greater Noida, who was assaulted by a fellow resident of her...

4 more NDMC staffers test corona +ve, total 13

Saturday, 30 May 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

With four more staff of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) tested positive on Saturday, the total number of staff in the civic body diagnosed with Coronavirus reached to 13 till now. A senior NDMC official said that one accounts of NDMC headquarter Palika Kendra and one beldar working in Shaheed Bhagat...

Kejriwal releases video on home isolation process, precautions

Saturday, 30 May 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Government on Friday released a video explaining the process of home isolation and the precautions patients, caregivers and neighbours need to take. The video was introduced on social media by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who said, people need not panic when someone in their neighbourhood is found COVID-19 positive. The...

82 die of virus in 24 hours

Saturday, 30 May 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Government on Friday added 82 coronavirus deaths to the overall toll, taking the total to 398. While 13 out of 82 have been reported in last 24 hours, 69 deaths occurred in the last 34 days. Government’s reaction came after the allegations on Delhi Government for under-reporting fatalities. Deputy...

Menstrual hygiene campaign launched

Friday, 29 May 2020 | STAFF REPOERTER | NEW DELHI

With an aim to create awareness about menstrual hygiene with the help of civil society organisations, Department of Women and Child and Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) launched “Menstrual Hygiene Campaign” on Thursday on the occasion of ‘Menstrual Hygiene Day’. Cabinet minister Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam inaugurated the...

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