Delhi: Number of COVID-19 containment zones scaled down to 496, says CM Arvind Kejriwal
Saturday, 1 August 2020 In a meeting held with the officials of the revenue department, health department, and district officials, the Delhi CM also directed the health department and district officials to analyze the situation at regular intervals
Two Afghan refugees, a couple, involved in supply of heroin were arrested by the Anti-Auto Theft Squad (AATS) of Delhi Police in the West district of national capital on May 07. Authorities arrested the heroin suppliers with 125.84 kgs of drug worth Rs 860 crore (as per international market) and a car from their possession, police said. The accused were sent to five-day police custody.
Germany has sent an Oxygen Plant with the capacity of generating 4,00,000 litres of oxygen. The Plant will serve DRDO operated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID Hospital. German Ambassador to India Walter J Lindner inspected the plant today. Speaking to ANI, German Ambassador to India Walter J Lindner said that India gave so much to world during COVID pandemic so it is just the act of returning this help. "India gave so much to world during Corona crisis. So it's just the act of returning this help. When we got to know that India needs mostly oxygen, we had our military getting into gear and they brought in big oxygen plant. I think on Monday morning we have a test run," German Envoy.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said there is still a shortage of vaccine doses against Covid-19. He said Delhi needs 3 crore doses to inoculate all eligible beneficiaries within 3 months. Kejriwal urged the Centre to provide Delhi with the requisite number of vaccine doses. Kejriwal expressed confidence if the Delhi government gets 80-85 lakh doses per month, the vaccination process can be completed within the set target of three months. The chief minister pointed out the current requirement of doses can also go higher as beneficiaries from the NCR region are also coming to Delhi to get inoculated. Delhi has so far vaccinated 3,666,694 beneficiaries till now of which 114,657 were administered doses in the last 24 hours.
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As Assam awaits to see who its next chief minister will be, Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma rushed to Delhi on Saturday to hold talks with the BJP’s leadership; Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday that there is still a shortage of vaccine doses against the coronavirus disease in the capital; At least 10 workers died in a quarry in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district after a large quantity of explosive material ignited. This and more news at 2PM.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed that if the state government is provided with adequate vaccine doses then Delhiites will be vaccinated in 3-month time. "Out of this, Delhi Govt has got only 40 lakh doses so far. We need 2.6 crores more doses," said CM Kejriwal. CM Arvind Kejriwal said, "If Delhi government is given 80-85 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine per month, we can complete vaccination within three months."
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a press conference on May 08 urged Central government to ensure that Delhi receives adequate availability of vaccines. He said, "To complete vaccination within 3 months, we need to vaccinate 3 lakh people every day. Currently, we are inoculating 1 lakh people in a day. I request Central government to ensure adequate availability of vaccines to Delhi."
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Gautam Gambhir on April 25 slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by saying Delhi CM is doing "low-level politics" over oxygen crisis and making people suffer in national capital. "What was your (Delhi CM) backup plan? Why did you not do anything in one yr? Now you write letters to all CMs for Oxygen. What happened to the 8 oxygen plants that you were setting up? You set up only 1. It's low-level politics that is making people suffer," Gambhir told ANI.
Amid complaints of oxygen shortage in Delhi hospitals, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that Delhi has been allotted more than the oxygen quota it had asked for and it is the state government's responsibility to rationalise and plan for it. "Each state has been assigned their quota for oxygen as per the production of oxygen in India. Even Delhi has been allotted more than the (oxygen) quota they had asked for, and Delhi CM even thanked the PM for that yesterday... Now to rationalise the quota in a timely manner and the responsibility to finely plan it lies with the state government," said Vardhan. Watch the full video for more details.
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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that the national capital has been allotted more medical Oxygen than what the Delhi government had asked for. He said that it is state government's responsibility to finely plan how to rationalise the quota in a timely manner. "Delhi has been allotted more than the (oxygen) quota they had asked for, and Delhi CM even thanked PM for that yesterday. Central Governmnet ensured 'unhindered' transportation of Oxygen to Delhi. Now to rationalise the quota in a timely manner and the responsibility to finely plan it lies with state government," said Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.
The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi on Thursday sent a fresh proposal to Lt Governor Anil Baijal seeking his permission to allow hotels,... Zee News Also reported by •IndiaTimes •DNA