Delhi News Highlights: Delhi on Saturday recorded 41 new Covid-19 cases and no death. The positivity rate is at 0.06%.
However, as the festival season approaches, experts have suggested muted and simple celebrations in the city, minutes of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) meeting held on August 27 show.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged children to participate in the Delhi government’s anti-dengue campaign, and check their homes and surroundings for any stagnated water and drain it. The theme of this week’s campaign against dengue is ‘Children of Delhi’ and ‘Come On Kids, Let’s Give Dengue A Kick; 10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute is the trick’ is the tagline, the statement said.
In other news, the Delhi Commission For Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) has developed an early warning system to help government schools take measures in case a student is absent for long durations. The technology-based mechanism will help government schools in tracking attendance of students to prevent incidences of dropouts and also aid children in case they are in a high risk situation.