Delhi News Highlights: The number of new Covid cases has gone down in Delhi further, with the national capital recording 928 fresh infections on Wednesday. Three virus-related fatalities were also reported during the day, which saw 1,466 patients recovering from the disease. The positivity rate is now at 7.08 per cent.
A deputy secretary in Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s office and two sub-divisional magistrates (SDMs) have been suspended by Lt Governor V K Saxena on corruption charges, official sources said on Wednesday. Prakash Chandra Thakur posted as deputy secretary in the chief minister’s office, Vasant Vihar SDM Harshit Jain and Vivek Vihar SDM Devender Sharma were suspended and disciplinary proceedings ordered against them, sources said.
The Delhi University has announced it will conduct a second phase of semester examinations for students of undergraduate and postgraduate courses who could not take the paper previously due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other reasons. In a notification issued on Tuesday, the university said the registration for the examination will begin from June 29.