On Thursday evening, Jitender Singh ‘Shunty’, a former BJP MLA, buried Krishu in a corner of the Old Seemapuri cremation ground.
Sisodia remembered Singh as someone who fought for justice for the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
The number of new cases is the lowest since April 10 when 7,897 people were diagnosed with the disease. The positivity rate is the lowest since April 13, when it stood at 13.1 per cent, according to government data.
A bench of Justice Mukta Gupta while passing the order said, the order copy in this matter will not be uploaded as it contains portions of 164 Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) statement and will be given dasti (handover) to concerned parties only.
OSD (Health) Ashish Kundra said they have seen a reduction in the number of SOS calls from hospitals over oxygen shortage since the national capital has started receiving an average of 590 metric tonnes of the life saving gas on a daily basis.
The Kejriwal administration said, as of now, there is no idea when Covaxin will be available in Delhi as the manufacturing company has refused to supply the vaccine to Delhi.
The festival of Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated either on May 13 or 14, depending on the visibility of the new moon. Muslims, across the world, usually offer Eid prayers in congregation at various mosques and large grounds.
Addressing a press conference here, he alleged that the BJP-ruled Centre was ”forcing” state governments to invite global tenders for vaccine procurement.
Kejriwal said there is a shortage of vaccine across the country and an urgent need to ramp up its manufacturing on war footing while developing a national policy to inoculate everyone in the next few months.
With a capacity of 35 NM3 per hour (equivalent to 5 jumbo cylinders per hour), the plant will contribute to uninterrupted oxygen supply at DDU hospital, which is one of Delhi’s crucial Covid care centres.
On May 7, the police busted oxygen concentrators black-marketing racket during a raid and recovered 105 concentrators from two upscale restaurants in the Khan Market.
The DMRC statement came after the city government extended the ongoing lockdown for another week. According to the DMRC statement, in the wake of the extension of curfew in Delhi for the containment of Covid-19.
“We have used this COVID19 lockdown period to improve the health infrastructure, added more oxygen beds,” said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in his address to the state.
On Thursday, the police recovered 19 oxygen concentrators after conducting a search at Nega Ju Restaurant and Bar in Central Market of Lodhi Colony. The police arrested four men including the manager of the restaurant.
Earlier, two lionesses have tested positive for COVID-19 at Etawah Safari Park in Uttar Pradesh. Besides this, eight Asiatic lions housed in the Nehru Zoological Park (NZP) Hyderabad have tested positive for SARS-CoV2 virus.
Gupta accused the Delhi government of shutting down 45 out of the 137 vaccination centres run by the three municipal corporations — North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC).
Of the 19,333 oxygen-supported beds for coronavirus patients across Delhi, only 2,170 were vacant around 10:45 am on Friday, according to the Delhi Corona app. Only 32 of the 5,566 ICU beds were available, it showed.
The IMD has forecast a partly cloudy sky, while the maximum temperature is expected to settle around 38 degrees Celsius. The relative humidity recorded at 8:30 am was 69 per cent.
As compared to Wednesday, petrol has become costlier by 25 paise while the price of diesel has increased by 30 paise.