Delhi news: Delhi on Tuesday recorded four more cases of Omicron variant of Covid-19 taking the total number of Omicron-related infections in the national capital to six. Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said that all six patients tested positive at the Delhi airport and were sent to Lok Nayak Hospital, where their samples were sent for genome testing. Meanwhile, the city’s first Omicron patient has been discharged from LNJP hospital, officials said.
Delhi on Tuesday logged 45 fresh coronavirus cases at a positivity rate of 0.09 per cent and zero deaths due to the infection.
In another news, the application process for admissions at entry-level classes in Delhi’s private schools will begin on Wednesday. The application window is scheduled to close on January 7.
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said the ban on the entry of trucks, barring CNG, e-trucks and those engaged in essential services, will continue till further orders in view of a forecast about further deterioration of air quality in the national capital. Rai also said the government will review the ban on construction and demolition activities on December 16.