North East Delhi Administration Shuts THESE Markets For Covid Violation. Check Details

Delhi on Thursday reported 15,097 fresh cases, 6 deaths in the last 24 hours taking total active cases in the capital to 31,498.

Updated: January 6, 2022 6:25 PM IST

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New Delhi: The North East Delhi District authorities on Thursday shut down two market places for violating Covid norms, reported news agency ANI. Sonia Vihar 2nd Pushta Market and Mukund Vihar Market in Karawal Nagar were closed after reports of Covid-19 appropriate behaviour not being followed in these market areas.

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Meanwhile, Delhi on Thursday reported 15,097 fresh cases, 6 deaths in the last 24 hours taking total active cases in the capital to 31,498. Positivity rate reached 15.34%, causing concerns for authorities and citizens.

Earlier in the day, Health Minister Satyendar Jain noted that the national capital is expected to log around 14,000 new COVID-19 cases today with the positivity rate surging to 14%. However, on a positive note the minister said that till now no person has died of Omicron variant in the national capital. “As of now, it appears lockdown is not needed,” the minister further said.

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Published Date: January 6, 2022 4:56 PM IST

Updated Date: January 6, 2022 6:25 PM IST