Delhi News Today: Shrikant Tyagi, absconding after an FIR was registered against him for abusing and pushing a woman at the Grand Omaxe society in Noida, was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police Tuesday, said senior officials. Tyagi was on the run since Friday, when the FIR against him was registered for assaulting the woman.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said there is no need to panic even though Covid cases are on the rise in Delhi as most new cases were mild in nature. Kejriwal said his government is keeping a close watch on the situation. “Covid cases are rising. We are keeping watch on it and whatever steps needed will be taken. But most cases are mild and there is no need for panic,” the chief minister told reporters here.
Delhi on Tuesday reported 2,495 new Covid-19 cases and seven deaths, the state health bulletin said. The city’s positivity rate stood at 15.41 per cent.