The price of the vaccine has been fixed at a rate of Rs 1,145 per by the Centre. The Sputnik V doses have shown the highest effectiveness, which is 91.6 per cent, following Moderna and Pfizer shots.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's visit this time holds significance as the party is preparing to contest in the upcoming Assembly polls scheduled to be conducted in December 2022.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had announced on Sunday that all activities, including the opening of restaurants with 50 per cent capacity, will be allowed from June 14.
As Delhi continued to witness a steady decline in the single day COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a slew of relaxations in the National Capital. The Delhi Chief Minister warned the people not to let their guard down amid the crisis.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has cautioned people that if cases increase after reopening more stricter measures will be imposed.
This was the first time since 2014 that Delhi has not registered a heatwave in the summer season, primarily due to frequent western disturbances and Cyclone Tauktae.
The total caseload stands at 14,30,671 while over 14 lakh patients have been successful in recovering from the deadly virus. The number of active cases decreased to 3,922 on Friday from 4,212 a day before.
Looking at the declining trend of the daily COVID-19 cases in the Gautam Buddh Nagar district, the administration had decided to relax the COVID-19 curfew from Monday.
As part of the unlocking process, markets are allowed to be open on an odd-even basis along with malls, while metro services have been restored with 50 per cent capacity.
After the government decided to start the unlock process, the Metro trains are operating at 50 per cent seating capacity and passengers are not allowed to travel while standing.
As many as 84 passengers were advised to get down from coaches for travelling in standing position, and 106 were counselled to follow social distancing and wear mask properly.
According to a senior Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) officer, the transport department has resumed work as nearly 90 per cent of public transport buses were rolled out on the roads.
Syed Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to instruct the ASI to inspect the monument and commence its necessary repairs.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan along with other Congress leaders criticised the Delhi government-run GB Pant Hospital for issuing a controversial circular barring the use of Malayalam language by its nursing employees at work.
The move came after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced many relaxations on Saturday, permitting the DMRC to operate with half capacity. Shops, markets and malls can open on an odd-even basis from June 7.
According to government data, Delhi has so far administered 56,67,198 Covid doses. The number of active cases stands at 5,889 while the total active caseload of the country is at 14,01,609.
According to the order by Gautam Buddh Nagar District Magistrate Suhas LY, "Coaching centres, cinema halls, gymnasiums, swimming pools, clubs and shopping malls will remain closed."
Delhi government claimed that the Centre has stalled the scheme but the BJP alleged that the Centre has stopped a big ration scam.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement during the virtual launch of the ethanol road map on the occasion of World Environment Day.