Delhi Live Highlights: Follwoing a crucial meeting of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha at Singhu Border today, Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said that the Samyukt Kisan Morcha has formed a five-member committee to talk to the government of India. The committee will have Balbir Singh Rajewal, Shiv Kumar Kakka, Gurnam Singh Charuni, Yudhvir Singh and Ashok Dhawale. Next meeting of the SKM will be held on December 7, according to news agency ANI.
During the key meeting, the farmer leaders discussed whether to end the agitation, which has been going on for over an year, among other issues.
There are 12 passengers who arrived in Delhi from ‘at risk’ countries admitted in Lok Nayak Hospital, of which eight have tested positive for Covid-19, while the other four are showing symptoms like sore throat and fever, and have a history of contact with patients. All their samples have been sent for genome sequencing, and the results are awaited, said hospital medical director Dr Suresh Kumar.
Delhi reported 54 cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday and no deaths. The positivity rate in the city is 0.09 per cent.
In other news, the air quality in the city is expected to remain ‘very poor’ this weekend. Wind speeds might pick up on Sunday, and rainfall is a possibility on Monday. Both these factors can help disperse pollutants, a forecast issued by the Air Quality Early Warning System indicated.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Friday said the capital would see the addition of 1,40,000 more CCTV cameras as part of the second phase of setting up the same. This will take the total number of CCTV cameras in the city to 4,15,000, he said.