Delhi News, Delhi Covid Cases, Delhi Weather Today: With over 11,000 doses administered on Sunday, the total vaccine tally in the city has climbed up to 1,50,22,686, the Co-win portal says.
Delhi News Live Updates, Delhi Covid News, Delhi Rain: Delhi recorded 21 fresh Covid-19 cases and zero deaths on Sunday. The positivity rate of the national capital stood at 0.04 percent, according to the state’s health department. So far in September, only one death has been reported in the capital.
The Delhi government says the fresh vaccines which were added to the stock on Saturday will last for another 9 days. With over 11,000 doses administered on Sunday, the total vaccine tally in the city has climbed up to 1,50,22,686, the Co-win portal says. Ofthe totally tally, over 43 lakh people have given the second dose. The city last week crossed the 1 crore milestone.
Heavy rainfall lashed several parts of Delhi-NCR Sunday, causing heavy waterlogging in Delhi and Gurgaon. Some parts of the region are likely to receive light rainfall today, the India Meteorological Department says.
In other news, Arvind Kejriwal was elected as the Aam Aadmi Party’s national convenor for the third time during the National Executive meeting held on Sunday.
Meanwhile, with supplementary chargesheets pending in cases related to the February 2020 riots, the Northeast district police has asked four districts — Central, North, Shahdara and East — to send two sub-inspectors each to assist with the work. The decision was taken days after a Delhi court rapped the police for the “lackadaisical attitude”, failure in “supervisory duties”, and trying to avoid “taking responsibility”.
Delhi news live: Capital records 22 fresh Covid cases, zero deaths; fresh vaccine stock to last for another 9 days; rainfall likely in some parts of Delhi-NCR; follow for more updates
Now open: Chandni Chowk 2.0
A four-year-old learning to cycle on a road free of vehicles, no overhead wires dangling across buildings, a clear view of the Red Fort — visitors to Chandni Chowk enjoyed a stroll across the 1.4-km revamped stretch that was inaugurated by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday evening.
Delhi: The tree stalling a project
What is to be done with the pervasive vilayati kikar trees in the Delhi Ridge? The question, which is at the heart of a project to ‘restore’ parts of the Central Ridge, long known as the capital’s green lungs, appears to have created a rift among experts and forest department officials, bringing the project to a standstill.
Earlier this year, the Delhi cabinet approved a project to restore the biodiversity of around 423 hectares of the Central Ridge, allocating Rs 12.21 crore for the five-year implementation period. The government constituted a six-member progress review and advisory committee for the project earlier this year.
Supplementary chargesheets pending in riot cases, NE district police seek help
With supplementary chargesheets pending in cases related to the February 2020 riots, the Northeast district police has asked four districts — Central, North, Shahdara and East — to send two sub-inspectors each to assist with the work.
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