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Delhi unlock: Markets, shops reopen on 'odd-even' basis after nearly 2 months

Covid-19 unlock in Delhi: After a period of extended coronavirus-necessitated lockdown, standalone shops, market complexes, and malls in the national capital are set to reopen today after nearly two months (51 days, to be precise), albeit with some restrictions of odd-even timings.
Lajpat Nagar market during a Covid-19 induced lockdown in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Lajpat Nagar market during a Covid-19 induced lockdown in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 07, 2021 07:56 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose

Delhi records 487 new Covid-19 cases, 45 deaths; positivity rate below 1%

The number of fatalities in Delhi, too, came down drastically on Thursday, falling to 45 from over 100, a mark that was breached after three days on Wednesday.
Beneficiaries waiting to receive the dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Beneficiaries waiting to receive the dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 03, 2021 04:17 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose

After Fabiflu row, Gautam Gambhir says will give oxygen concentrators for free

"The concentrators, that have been bought by the MP out of his own pocket, will be made available to all those suffering from mild to moderate COVID-19 infection at home," a statement issued by BJP MP Gautam Gambhir's office said.
The East Delhi MP said the step has been taken to strengthen the city’s fight against the second wave of the virus.
The East Delhi MP said the step has been taken to strengthen the city’s fight against the second wave of the virus.
Published on May 01, 2021 05:47 PM IST
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Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Kejriwal cites ‘major Covid crisis’, asks Centre to help with oxygen, ICU beds

Arvind Kejriwal said Covid-19 patients were getting admitted in hospitals at an unprecedented rate and there was a major crisis of ICU beds in the capital.
Delhi CM Kejriwal said the Delhi government will be adding more than 6,000 additional Covid-19 beds with oxygen facilities in the next 2-3 days.
Delhi CM Kejriwal said the Delhi government will be adding more than 6,000 additional Covid-19 beds with oxygen facilities in the next 2-3 days.
Updated on Apr 18, 2021 01:45 PM IST
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Mandatory 14-day home quarantine for returning Kumbh visitors: DDMA

Those returning from the Mahakumbh will have to upload their details within 24 hours by Sunday midnight on the Delhi government website www.delhi.gov.in.
A large number of devotees gather to take a holy dip in the Ganga during Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, (Reuters Photo)
A large number of devotees gather to take a holy dip in the Ganga during Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, (Reuters Photo)
Updated on Apr 18, 2021 08:50 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Delhi Metro to only allow essential workers in trains after 10pm due to curfew

Delhi government has imposed seven hours of night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am with immediate effect till April 30 as the coronavirus cases continue to soar.
Delhi Metro advised the commuters who do not fall in essential category to complete the journey and reach there destination by 10 pm.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Delhi Metro advised the commuters who do not fall in essential category to complete the journey and reach there destination by 10 pm.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Published on Apr 06, 2021 10:15 PM IST
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Delhi among top 10 worst-hit districts, says Union health ministry

Bhushan said 47 districts of these states were briefed by officials of the health ministry.
Delhi recorded 992 infections in the last 24 hours, according to the health department’s bulletin on Tuesday, (ANI Photo)
Delhi recorded 992 infections in the last 24 hours, according to the health department’s bulletin on Tuesday, (ANI Photo)
Published on Mar 30, 2021 06:27 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray

1,881 fresh Covid-19 cases, 9 deaths reported in Delhi 

On Tuesday, amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, the department of Delhi disaster management authority (DDMA) ordered that there would be no public celebrations in the national capital during upcoming festivals such as Holi and Navaratri.
A pedestrian walks past a wall mural depicting frontline Covid-19 coronavirus warriors wearing face masks along a road.(AFP)
A pedestrian walks past a wall mural depicting frontline Covid-19 coronavirus warriors wearing face masks along a road.(AFP)
Published on Mar 28, 2021 08:33 PM IST
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Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal wishes people on Shab-e-Barat, urges all to stay home

Delhi reported 1,558 new Covid-19 cases, the highest in more than three months, and 10 deaths, according to a bulletin issued by the health department on Saturday.
The Delhi Traffic Police has said people will not be allowed to gather in the national capital during upcoming festivals such as Holi, Shab-e-Barat, and Navaratri. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
The Delhi Traffic Police has said people will not be allowed to gather in the national capital during upcoming festivals such as Holi, Shab-e-Barat, and Navaratri. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 28, 2021 02:40 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Uptick in Delhi Covid graph continues: 431 new cases, most in over 2 months

The seven-day average of daily cases, also known as the case trajectory, in the Capital has now been rising for 18 straight days – this number has gone from 134 for the week ending on February 22 to 339 in the last week.
With 72,031 tests conducted, the positivity rate – proportion of samples that test positive among total tested – stood at 0.60%, which was again the highest since January 9.(PTI)
With 72,031 tests conducted, the positivity rate – proportion of samples that test positive among total tested – stood at 0.60%, which was again the highest since January 9.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 13, 2021 01:57 AM IST
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By Anonna Dutt, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Delhi witnesses highest single-day Covid-19 spike since Jan 12

Delhi added 370 new cases of the disease on Wednesday, on the back of 71,153 new tests.
The Capital’s Covid-19 graph has crawled upwards marginally, but steadily, since it recorded a then 292-day low of 94 new cases on February 16.(Reuters)
The Capital’s Covid-19 graph has crawled upwards marginally, but steadily, since it recorded a then 292-day low of 94 new cases on February 16.(Reuters)
Published on Mar 11, 2021 01:23 AM IST
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Delhi extends 14-day quarantine order till January 31 for UK returnees

The extension of this order comes on the back of a set of rules announced by the Delhi government on Friday last week to keep a tight check on import of the new variant of coronavirus through people returning from virus-hit UK.
Delhi extends 14-day quarantine order till January 31 for UK returnees. (representational image).(File photo)
Delhi extends 14-day quarantine order till January 31 for UK returnees. (representational image).(File photo)
Published on Jan 14, 2021 08:57 PM IST
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News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 PM: Covid-19 lockdown chokes farm-to-fork supply, could hit India hard and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The farm-to-fork supply chain has been disrupted by the coronavirus lockdown.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
The farm-to-fork supply chain has been disrupted by the coronavirus lockdown.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 28, 2020 04:56 PM IST
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Panic buying to mitigation efforts: Covid-19 news from India

Here’s a list of top stories from Hindustan Times newspaper
People in a queue outside a medical store in Mumbai during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus on Wednesday.(Bhushan Koyande/ HT Photo)
People in a queue outside a medical store in Mumbai during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus on Wednesday.(Bhushan Koyande/ HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 09:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Covid-19: Arvind Kejriwal to meet L-G with plan to shut some govt offices

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is likely to propose shutting down of most government offices till March 31 to fight coronavirus menace.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is likely to suggest shutdown of some Dehi government offices in the wake of the Covid 19 threat.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is likely to suggest shutdown of some Dehi government offices in the wake of the Covid 19 threat.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 19, 2020 06:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami

Delhi man flies abroad, test results a day later say coronavirus positive

Of the seven others from the city who tested positive for the viral disease, two have recovered and been discharged. One person, the mother of a 46-year-old man who had returned from Italy, succumbed to the disease on March 13.
A woman with a protective face mask sits in the waiting area at Vienna International Airport in Schwechat, Austria March 16, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)
A woman with a protective face mask sits in the waiting area at Vienna International Airport in Schwechat, Austria March 16, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Mar 18, 2020 02:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi

Karnataka confirms fifth case of Coronavirus

The co-passengers of the new suspect are also being tested and contact tracing was being carried out to comply with all mandated precautions.
The latest positive case of coronavirus in Karnataka had returned from Greece a few days ago.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The latest positive case of coronavirus in Karnataka had returned from Greece a few days ago.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 08:34 PM IST
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Coronavirus: Kejriwal shuts cinema halls, schools; orders offices to disinfect premises daily

The Delhi government has declared coronavirus an epidemic, and has enforced strict measures to control the spread of coronavirus.
People seen wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19, at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi on Thursday.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
People seen wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19, at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi on Thursday.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 12, 2020 06:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami

Coronavirus cases rise to 40 in India, 19 from Delhi-NCR

India had earlier reported three cases of coronavirus, all from Kerala, who recovered successfully.
Passengers are seen wearing safety masks for prevention against coronavirus, at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) airport, in Kolkata, India.(HT Photo/Samir Jana)
Passengers are seen wearing safety masks for prevention against coronavirus, at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) airport, in Kolkata, India.(HT Photo/Samir Jana)
Updated on Mar 08, 2020 05:08 PM IST
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Coronavirus: Delhi resident tests positive for coronavirus, total 31 people infected in India

The number of people infected with coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has gone up to 31 in India. The first three cases were reported from Kerala and all three have recovered.
People wearing protective masks stand in a queue near novel coronavirus facilitation centre at Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital in Delhi on Thursday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
People wearing protective masks stand in a queue near novel coronavirus facilitation centre at Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital in Delhi on Thursday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 12:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Maharashtra prepares for Coronavirus threat, with launch of two 24X7 helplines

The announcements of helplines come on Thursday when Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray, assured people about the state’s readiness and said they must not panic.
Uddhav Thackeray said hospitals have been asked to create isolation wards and be ready to treat possible coronavirus cases(ANI Photo)
Uddhav Thackeray said hospitals have been asked to create isolation wards and be ready to treat possible coronavirus cases(ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 12:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Tech firm evacuates 2 sites as coronavirus infection rises to 3 in Hyderabad

The latest infection also forced a tech company to evacuate two of its campuses in the city after one of its employees tested positive.
Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital where people who returned from China are under observation.(AP)
Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital where people who returned from China are under observation.(AP)
Updated on Mar 04, 2020 05:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

Sharing coronavirus patient info helped Singapore contain infection

All information on coronavirus cases is shared on a live dashboard, which includes the number of confirmed cases, infection growth rate, ICU admissions, and discharged patients.
An almost empty tourist bumboat passes a largely empty Merlion Park as tourism takes decline due to the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore.(REUTERS)
An almost empty tourist bumboat passes a largely empty Merlion Park as tourism takes decline due to the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 04, 2020 04:56 PM IST
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