632 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Delhi on Tuesday, the infection rate stood at 4.42 percent. Here between April 11-18, a nearly three-fold increase in the infection rate has been registered in a week. No patient died for the third consecutive day. On Monday, 501 new cases of COVID-19 were reported here and the infection rate was at 7.72 percent.
At the same time, 517 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Sunday and the infection rate was recorded at 4.21 percent. There is an increase in corona infections in Delhi. The infection rate in Delhi was 2.70 percent on April 11, which increased to 3.95 percent on April 15. The next day it reached 5.33 percent on 16 April and 7.72 percent on 18 April. In the last one week, 67,360 samples were tested in Delhi, out of which 2,606 confirmed the infection.
Decision on masks in DDMA meeting today
Corona cases are increasing continuously in Delhi. Amidst increasing cases, the need to apply masks once again may be decided in the meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Wednesday. The situation in Delhi will be reviewed under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor and rescue steps will be taken.
It will be decided. Till now it was mandatory to wear masks in Delhi. But in the earlier meeting, this requirement was abolished by DDMA. Since then people have stopped wearing masks. However, in these orders it was definitely advised that the general public must use masks to avoid infection. It is being told that in this meeting, the matter of implementing the system of online education in schools can also be discussed. Recently, after the decrease in the cases of corona infection, the government in Delhi started the process of opening schools in a phased manner and after this process, now small children are also going to school.
Children will sit at a distance of five feet at the examination centers
Noida : The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board exams for class 10th and 12th are going to start from April 26. For the second session board examination, 53 centers have been set up in Gautam Budh Nagar. In view of the cases of corona, the board has decided that there will be a distance of at least five feet between two examinees in the examination. According to CBSE District Coordinator Renu Singh, due to Corona, the board has changed the format of the examination. The examinations are being conducted on the lines of semester. Session-1 exams have been held in November-December, while session-2 exams will start from next week.