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Omicron: New mutant detected in COVID-19 patients in Delhi
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Omicron: New mutant detected in COVID-19 patients in Delhi

This mutant has also been identified in the US and appears more transmissible than Omicron BA.2 but scientists are yet to ascertain its epidemiological implications

Delhi Metro services to resume as per regular timetable on weekends from Saturday
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Delhi Metro services to resume as per regular timetable on weekends from Saturday

The guidelines for travel with 100 per cent seating capacity, with no provision for standing still remains in place

Coronavirus: Delhi reports 13,785 fresh cases, 35 deaths; positivity rate at 23.86%
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Coronavirus: Delhi reports 13,785 fresh cases, 35 deaths; positivity rate at 23.86%

The National Capital had logged 11,684 Covid cases and 38 deaths due to the disease on Tuesday, while the positivity rate had declined to 22.47 per cent

Over 60% of Omicron-infected people in Delhi without travel history, says study
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Over 60% of Omicron-infected people in Delhi without travel history, says study

Among the 82 cases, 46.3 percent belonged to a total of 14 families and out of these, only four families had documented travel history

Delhi reports 28,867 fresh Covid cases, 31 deaths; positivity rate at 29.21%
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Delhi reports 28,867 fresh Covid cases, 31 deaths; positivity rate at 29.21%

In the National Capital, 22,121 people recovered from the infection during the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to 15,27,152

After curbs on restaurants, now Delhi orders WFH for private offices; Kejriwal rules out lockdown
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After curbs on restaurants, now Delhi orders WFH for private offices; Kejriwal rules out lockdown

The new measures come after the National Capital logged 17 more deaths due to COVID-19 and 19,166 infections in a day

As COVID-19 cases surge, Delhi prohibits dine-in service at restaurants but allows take-aways
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As COVID-19 cases surge, Delhi prohibits dine-in service at restaurants but allows take-aways

The National Capital has been seeing a high number of daily coronavirus – 22,751 single-day infections were reported on Sunday with a positivity rate of 23.5 percent

Nearly 3,100 new cases in Delhi likely today but no need for panic, says Arvind Kejriwal
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Nearly 3,100 new cases in Delhi likely today but no need for panic, says Arvind Kejriwal

The chief minister urged Delhiites not to panic as the present COVID-19 cases in the national capital is 'very mild' in comparison to the Delta variant during the second wave during April-May 2021

Delhi's coronavirus cases jump 38% in one day, highest spike in over six months
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Delhi's coronavirus cases jump 38% in one day, highest spike in over six months

According to the health ministry, 422 cases of Omicron variant have been reported in the country so far of which Maharashtra tops the list with 108 confirmed cases followed by Delhi (79 cases) and Gujarat (43 cases)

Amid Omicron fears, PM Modi chairs COVID-19 review meet; 236 cases reported in 16 states
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Amid Omicron fears, PM Modi chairs COVID-19 review meet; 236 cases reported in 16 states

The Centre said the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is at least thrice more transmissible than its Delta variant and asked states and UTs to 'activate' war rooms and keep taking strict containment action at the district and local levels

DDMA approves colour-coded system to tackle possible third wave of COVID-19
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DDMA approves colour-coded system to tackle possible third wave of COVID-19

The graded response will use colour-coded alerts to indicate severity of the pandemic in various regions, and restrictions on economic activties will be imposed or removed accordingly

'Will hasten third wave': Delhi HC takes cognisance of COVID-19 norm violation in markets
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'Will hasten third wave': Delhi HC takes cognisance of COVID-19 norm violation in markets

The court asked the Centre and the Delhi government to take strict measures, sensitise shopkeepers and hold meetings with markets and vendors associations

COVID-19 pandemic in Delhi left 32 children orphaned, says child rights commission
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COVID-19 pandemic in Delhi left 32 children orphaned, says child rights commission

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had on 14 May said the government will bear the cost of education and upbringing of children who were orphaned during the pandemic

Delhi will receive 5.5 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses for 18-45 age group in June, says Manish Sisodia
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Delhi will receive 5.5 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses for 18-45 age group in June, says Manish Sisodia

The Delhi deputy chief minister also accused the Centre of 'mismanagement' and questioned how private hospitals were getting vaccines while states were being told that there are no stocks

Delhi govt to begin lifting lockdown restrictions gradually; construction activities to resume first
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Delhi govt to begin lifting lockdown restrictions gradually; construction activities to resume first

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal added that the government will take steps in line with the 'unlock' process based on experts' as well as public opinion

Delhi extends lockdown for another week; 'unlock' process to begin from 31 May, says Kejriwal
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Delhi extends lockdown for another week; 'unlock' process to begin from 31 May, says Kejriwal

The National Capital has recorded 1,600 new cases in the past 24 hours, and the positivity rate went further down to below 2.5 percent, the state government said

Delhi lockdown extended for another week to contain COVID-19 spread
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Delhi lockdown extended for another week to contain COVID-19 spread

Arvind Kejriwal said is being extended because the gains made so far, in terms of lower positivity rate and number of new cases, cannot be lost due to relaxations now

COVID-19 news update: Maharashtra, Delhi report drop in cases; Sputnik V vaccine launched at Rs 995
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COVID-19 news update: Maharashtra, Delhi report drop in cases; Sputnik V vaccine launched at Rs 995

However, states like Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Mizoram, and Nagaland saw a tightening of restrictions in a bid to curb the spread of infection.

Delhi extends COVID-19 lockdown till 3 May, no new restrictions imposed; positivity rate touched 36% last week
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Delhi extends COVID-19 lockdown till 3 May, no new restrictions imposed; positivity rate touched 36% last week

The chief minister also addressed the oxygen crisis in Delhi and said that the government is planning to launch a portal to streamline the supply of the crucial medical resource.

COVID-19 oxygen crisis: Authorities blocking movement of oxygen to Delhi will be held 'criminally liable', says HC
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COVID-19 oxygen crisis: Authorities blocking movement of oxygen to Delhi will be held 'criminally liable', says HC

Delhi High Court noted that the Centre's allocation of oxygen for Delhi from manufacturing plants in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh 'was not being respected by the local authorities' in those states