In view of the spurt in new cases of Covid, it has once again been made mandatory to wear masks in Delhi. In the wake of rising cases of Covid, the DDMA (Delhi Disaster Management Authority) has made masks mandatory in the national capital and also made a provision of heavy fines for its violations. Now, a fine of Rs 500 may have to be paid for being caught without a mask in public places in Delhi. In Delhi, 632 new corona cases have been reported in the last 4 hours. However, the Delhi government has not yet issued its official order and it is expected to be released soon.
Schools will not be closed: Reports say that DDMA will be fined Rs 500 for holding a mask in its meeting, besides deciding not to close schools. However, after talking to the experts about the schools, it has been said to bring a separate standard operating procedure.
Sharp rise in daily cases: Covid cases in the country are once again on the rise. In the last 24 hours, 2067 new cases of Covid infection have been reported across the country. Comparing this to a day earlier, the daily case has seen a jump of 65 per cent. There are 12,340 active cases of Covid across the country. So far, 5,22,006 people have died across the country due to Covid, of which 40 people have died in the last 24 hours. These figures are released by the Health Ministry at 8 a.m. According to data released by the Union Health Ministry, the weekly positivity rate is 0.38 per cent and the daily positivity rate is 0.49 per cent.