Delhi Weather, Delhi News Live, Delhi Covid Cases: Delhi reported 33 new Covid-19 cases and 1 death along with 56 recoveries in the last 24 hours. The city has 407 active cases as on today.
Meanwhile, a fire broke out inside the basement of the CBI building the CGO complex here, officials said on Friday, PTI reported. The information about the fire at the Central Bureau of Investigation office was received at 1.40 pm following which eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire broke out in the panel board and the blaze was doused at 2.30 pm. No one was injured in the incident, fire officials said.
In another news, light rainfall is likely tp occur in the city today and is expected to continue over the next six days. The IMD has said that conditions are not favourable for withdrawal of monsoon from northwest India till September 29. On Thursday, Delhi recorded the highest rainfall this monsoon since 1964. Experts say that this year’s monsoon is on the way to become the second-wettest monsoon ever in Delhi by the time it withdraws.
Amid the ongoing fears of the Covid third wave, the DDMA has suggested restricted celebrations of festivals in the minutes of a meeting held last month. Niti Aayog member Dr VK Paul emphasised during the meeting said that festivals should be celebrated in a “simple manner” otherwise it can easily “reverse all the gains made in the fight against the Covid pandemic”.