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Delhi Records A Spike In Covid-19 Cases After 40 Days; Is A 4th Wave Incoming?

Delhi Records A Spike In Covid-19 Cases After 40 Days; Is A 4th Wave Incoming?

On Thursday, the national capital recorded a spike in daily covid-19 cases with recording 325 new cases, the highest jump since 40 days. The positivity rate in Delhi has risen to 2.39%, and the covid-19 rate jumped from 0.5% to 2.39%, as per the State Health Department. However, doctors reassured against a panic situation while warning to follow covid-19 appropriate behaviour. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that the Delhi government is keeping a keen eye on the rising covid-19 cases and there is no reason to worry until a new variant of the virus is detected in the national capital. On Thursday, officials announced that the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) will hold a meeting on 20th April to discuss how it can prevent the spread of coronavirus in the city. Informing about the same, a senior Delhi Government official said: “The Delhi Disaster Management Authority’s meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday next week under the chairmanship of the Lt Governor. It will discuss the prevailing Covid situation, including the recent rise in the number of cases,” The situation in Delhi has triggered a possibility of a 4th wave of the pandemic. However, it might be evitable until a new covid-19 variant is detected in the national capital. The 3rd wave of the pandemic in Delhi was largely driven by the highly transmissible Omicron variant. 

Covid-Bulletin: India Registers 949 New Cases; Recovery Rate At 98.76%

According to the latest data released by the union health ministry, India has recorded 949 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload of the country currently stands at 11,191. Meanwhile, daily recoveries continue to outnumber active covid-19 cases, registering 810 recoveries in the previous 24 hours. The total recoveries have reached 4,25,07,038. The daily and weekly positivity rates currently stand at 0.26% and 0.25%, respectively. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, the country has conducted 83.11 crore covid-19 tests so far. On the vaccination front, India has administered 186.30 crore covid-19 vaccine doses so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. 

Good Friday: PM Modi Says Jesus Christ’s Ideals Of Service, Brotherhood Are Guiding Light For People

On the eve of Good Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered the courage and sacrifices of Jesus Christ. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote: “We remember the courage and sacrifices of Jesus Christ today on Good Friday. His ideals of service and brotherhood are the guiding light for several people,” Today, Christians all over the world commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ with special mass service held across the Churches. Good Friday is also known as Black Friday or Holy Friday, which marks the day when Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross. Today, people gather in Churches to offer prayers to Jesus Christ. 

Punjab: CM Bhagwant Mann Expected To Announce Free Electricity Upto 300 Units In The State

As per sources, Chief Minister of Punjab, Bhagwant Mann, is likely to announce free electricity upto 300 units in the state on Saturday. On Thursday, during a press conference in Jalandhar, Punjab CM said: “On the 16th, we will give a great good news to the people of Punjab,” The AAP sources confirmed that Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann recently met Delhi CM and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal to discuss the scheme of free electricity for the people of Punjab. The Aam Aadmi Party, during the Punjab Assembly Elections, had made a promise to provide free electricity upto 300 units if elected to power. 

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