Delhi News, Delhi News Covid: Delhi reported 30 fresh Covid-19 cases and zero fatality on Wednesday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.04 per cent, according to the city government’s health bulletin. The national capital has recorded only three fatalities due to the infection in September so far. The cumulative case tally of Delhi stands at 14,38,586, while over 14.13 lakh people have either been discharged or have recovered or migrated out, the bulletin said. The death toll remains at 25,085 and the case fatality rate is 1.74 per cent, it stated.
Radhey Shyam, the priest at a Delhi crematorium where a nine-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped and killed before being hurriedly cremated, had allegedly sexually assaulted her in the past, the police chargesheet filed in the case states.
Meanwhile, to minimise farm fires and improve air quality in the capital, a central government panel has directed 11 thermal power plants within a 300 km radius of Delhi to co-fire 5-10% biomass fuel of their total coal consumption.
Moderate rainfall is likely across Delhi-NCR on Wednesday. The maximum temperature is likely to stand at 32 degree Celsius, while minimum is predicted to be 26 degree Celsius.