The Delhi government Wednesday said that schools, colleges and educational institutions in the national capital will reopen from Monday, November 29. “Schools, colleges and educational institutions will be allowed to reopen in the city. Work from home in government offices will end on November 29, but we request people to use public transport. CNG and electric trucks carrying non essential items will be allowed in Delhi from November 27. The ban on entry of diesel and petrol trucks carrying non essential items will continue till December 3,” Delhi Environment minister Gopal Rai said.
The air quality in Delhi is likely to be in the ‘very poor’ category on Wednesday, according to the Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi. The Air Quality Index of Delhi is currently at 280, according to the SAFAR forecasting system. In a slight improvement, the AQI of the national capital on Tuesday moved from the ‘very poor’ to the ‘poor’ category on Tuesday with the 24-hour average index recorded at 290.
Delhi BJP MP Gautam Gambhir has filed a police complaint with the Central district police, saying he has received a threatening mail from ‘ISIS Kashmir’. The cyber cell of the district along with the special cell has started an investigation. Meanwhile, security outside Gambhir’s residence in Rajendra Nagar has been beefed up.
Delhi on Wednesday reported 27 new Covid-19 cases and zero deaths with a positivity rate of 0.05 percent, according to data shared by the Delhi government. So far in November, the city has recorded 4 deaths. The cumulative number of cases has now reached 14,40,719.