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Delhi’s total caseload has also dropped to levels the city last saw towards the end of March.(HT photos)

Positivity under 1% for 6 days as infections continue to fall

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 04:21 AM IST
  • Sixty people died of the infection, the health bulletin issued on Saturday said.
A health worker in PPE coveralls collects a swab sample from a factory worker for Covid-19 test, at Naraina, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
A health worker in PPE coveralls collects a swab sample from a factory worker for Covid-19 test, at Naraina, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

Capital will be ready for 37k cases a day during next Covid surge: CM

By Sweta Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 01:28 AM IST
  • During the previous waves, Delhi government hospitals provided care to around 20% of all Covid-19 patients, state government data showed.
The image shows the medical team walking down the aisle toward the aircraft to Delhi.(Twitter/@vijayshekhar)
The image shows the medical team walking down the aisle toward the aircraft to Delhi.(Twitter/@vijayshekhar)

Airline staff laud Karnataka medical team en route to Delhi to help fight Covid

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 09:23 PM IST
The video shows the airline staff clapping as the medical team from Mangalore walks towards the aircraft to Delhi.
A view inside the temporary Covid care centre at Shehnai Banquet Hall, in New Delhi. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
A view inside the temporary Covid care centre at Shehnai Banquet Hall, in New Delhi. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)

Delhi reports highest spike of 412 Covid-19 deaths in one day

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2021 10:39 PM IST
At present, the number of active cases in the national capital stands at 96,747 with a positivity rate of 31.61.
Delhi recorded a positivity rate of 31.76 per cent on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Delhi recorded a positivity rate of 31.76 per cent on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Delhi logs 27,047 fresh Covid-19 infections, 375 deaths in last 24 hours

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2021 11:21 PM IST
After Friday's hike, the total number of active cases in Delhi stands at 99,361, and the Covid-19 caseload reached 1,149,333.
A health worker administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine, at Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
A health worker administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine, at Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)

People with comorbidities will be given preference in Delhi in Phase III

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2021 11:06 PM IST
The Delhi government has placed an order for over 1.3 crore doses with manufacturers. The vaccine will be delivered in phases, an official aware of the development said.
Migrant workers wait for public transport to their native places amid fears of total lockdown due to the sharp spike in coronavirus cases, at Rajiv Chowk Bus Stand, in Gurugram. (Vipin Kumar / Hindustan Times)
Migrant workers wait for public transport to their native places amid fears of total lockdown due to the sharp spike in coronavirus cases, at Rajiv Chowk Bus Stand, in Gurugram. (Vipin Kumar / Hindustan Times)

Delhi enters day 2 of week-long Covid-19 lockdown amid exodus of migrant workers

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 09:16 AM IST
Police commissioner SN Shrivastava appealed to people to remain inside their homes and assured them that essential items will be available.
A deserted view of Connaught Place during weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of coronavirus disease, in New Delhi. ( Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
A deserted view of Connaught Place during weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of coronavirus disease, in New Delhi. ( Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

Covid-19 weekend curfews: Cities wear deserted look, businesses bear the brunt

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 08:08 AM IST
Across the nation, markets which started to see some footfall after the first wave of Covid-19 receded in the country wore a deserted look as strict curfews were imposed to address the surge of fresh Covid-19 cases.
Funeral pyres at Nigambodh Ghat in New Delhi on Friday(PTI)
Funeral pyres at Nigambodh Ghat in New Delhi on Friday(PTI)

Funeral homes struggle to keep up with rising deaths

By Anonna Dutt, Ashish Mishra, Kainat Sarfaraz, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 04:31 AM IST
The most deaths in Delhi before this were reported on November 18 last year, when 131 died of the infection.
Delhi announces fresh Covid-19 curbs; occupancy reduced to 50% in Metros, restaurants and theatres. (Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
Delhi announces fresh Covid-19 curbs; occupancy reduced to 50% in Metros, restaurants and theatres. (Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)

Delhi announces fresh Covid curbs; restaurants, buses to operate at 50% capacity

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2021 10:14 PM IST
  • Delhi government has banned all gatherings and has cut down occupancy in restaurants and theatres in a bid to curb Covid-19 cases.
Last week, Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain dismissed the possibility of imposing another lockdown in the city.(AP File Photo)
Last week, Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain dismissed the possibility of imposing another lockdown in the city.(AP File Photo)

Delhi airport posts tweet about random Covid-19 testing, then deletes it

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2021 12:26 PM IST
Delhi reported 992 cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday (in a 24-hour period) and its positivity rate stood at 2.70 per cent, according to a bulletin of the state health department.
A health worker prepares a dose of vaccine during a vaccination drive, at Kukreja Hospital, Bali Nagar, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)
A health worker prepares a dose of vaccine during a vaccination drive, at Kukreja Hospital, Bali Nagar, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)

Health hubs gear up for 12-hour jabs test

By Anonna Dutt, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 06:34 AM IST
  • Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday had announced that Delhi will increase the number of shots given daily from the exiting 30 to 40 thousand to 125,000.
A woman wearing mask as a precaution against the COVID-19 coronavirus stands in a crowded area near India Gate, in New Delhi. (AFP)
A woman wearing mask as a precaution against the COVID-19 coronavirus stands in a crowded area near India Gate, in New Delhi. (AFP)

Cases, positivity rate creep up in Capital

By Anonna Dutt, Sweta Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 09:35 AM IST
  • The second official also added that people who were not exposed previously to the infection may have begun mixing among themselves more, giving the virus access to more vulnerable people.
An elderly couple awaits their turn at a vaccination centre in a Delhi private hospital. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi(REUTERS)
An elderly couple awaits their turn at a vaccination centre in a Delhi private hospital. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi(REUTERS)

9am-9pm: Window for jabs to be expanded at govt hospitals

By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 07:00 AM IST
  • Delhi government on Thursday ordered all its hospitals to extend the timings of their centres from Monday.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File photo)

Can vaccinate all of Delhi in 3 months, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

By Sweta Goswami, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2021 05:28 AM IST
Emphasising that vaccination is the most effective way to control the spread of Covid-19, Kejriwal said that his government will increase daily inoculation capacity from 30,000-40,000 to 125,000 by doubling the number of centres from the existing 500, and extending their timing by four hours.
The coronavirus caseload in Delhi amounts to 6,36,260. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
The coronavirus caseload in Delhi amounts to 6,36,260. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Delhi records zero Covid-19 deaths in last 24 hours

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 06:39 PM IST
This is a great milestone for Delhi that struggled with raging cases and fatalities caused by the deadly virus since March last year.
A healthcare worker inoculates a staff member with a Covid-19 vaccine at Rajiv Gandhi Super speciality hospital in New Delhi on February 9, 2021.(AFP Photo)
A healthcare worker inoculates a staff member with a Covid-19 vaccine at Rajiv Gandhi Super speciality hospital in New Delhi on February 9, 2021.(AFP Photo)

'Remarkable no Covid-19 death reported in Delhi in 24 hours': NITI Aayog

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2021 05:14 PM IST
Delhi has been witnessing a steady decline in the number of Covid-19 cases. Till Monday morning, the national capital recorded 125 new cases and two fatalities, according to health department.
A medic takes a sample from an artist for Covid-19 test, on January 22.(PTI File Photo)
A medic takes a sample from an artist for Covid-19 test, on January 22.(PTI File Photo)

Delhi records 96 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, lowest in over 9 months

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 10:55 PM IST
The disease also claimed nine lives in the said period which pushed the death toll 10,829, according to health bulletin released by state government.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addresses during the distribution of mid-day meal dry kit at a government school in New Delhi.(ANI file photo)
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addresses during the distribution of mid-day meal dry kit at a government school in New Delhi.(ANI file photo)

Teachers on Covid duty will be frontline workers for vaccine drive: Sisodia

PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 09:38 AM IST
Teachers in schools run by the Delhi government and the municipal corporations — who have been actively involved in Covid-19 duty — will also be included in the list of front line workers to be vaccinated in the first phase, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said on Friday.
Delhi on Saturday recorded another round of 1,118 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the cumulative tally recorded to 1,36,716.(File photo)
Delhi on Saturday recorded another round of 1,118 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the cumulative tally recorded to 1,36,716.(File photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 PM: Delhi records 1,118 fresh coronavirus cases and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 09:06 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The hospital used to receive around 1,700 to 1,800 patients in its clinics every day before the lockdown. The clinics will be operated in a “Covid Safe Area” between 8am and 8pm.(Sonu Mehta/HT photo)
The hospital used to receive around 1,700 to 1,800 patients in its clinics every day before the lockdown. The clinics will be operated in a “Covid Safe Area” between 8am and 8pm.(Sonu Mehta/HT photo)

OPDs in Delhi’s Ganga Ram to reopen from July 1

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 03:12 AM IST
Sir Ganga Ram hospital will reopen its outpatient clinics July 1 onwards, with precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The clinics were closed on March 22, days before the national lockdown was announced.
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