New Delhi. The cases of new variant ‘Omicron’ of corona virus in Delhi are increasing continuously. With the arrival of 12 new cases on Friday, the total number of patients has increased to 22 so far. However, officials said that most of these patients have been ‘vaccinated’ and do not have ‘symptoms of infection’.
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that out of 22 patients, 10 have been discharged. A senior doctor at LNJP Hospital said that most of the patients have been vaccinated and they are not showing any symptoms of infection. A special facility has been prepared in this hospital for the treatment of Omicron cases and isolation of patients. With this, the doctor said, ‘Some of these patients have partial symptoms of infection such as mild fever, body pain and sore throat.’
LNJP Medical Director Suresh Kumar said that at present 40 people are admitted in the Special Facility Center of the hospital. At the same time, there are two patients of the new variant of Corona who came in contact with the people found infected on arrival at the airport.
Corona positive getting from IGI airport
Earlier, Satendra Jain had told on Thursday that many international passengers are being found infected with the corona virus on arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. At the same time, he said on Tuesday that the cases of ‘Omicron’ form have not yet spread at the community level and the situation is currently under control.
Delhi government made full preparations
In view of the threat posed by the Omicron form, the Delhi Health Department on Friday evening directed hospitals to reinstate other personnel including doctors, nurses, paramedical personnel, sanitation and security staff on contract or fill up the vacant posts through existing outsourcing agencies.
On Friday, 69 new cases of Kovid-19 have been reported in the capital Delhi. At the same time, the infection rate was 0.12 percent. However, no one died of the infection. According to the Health Department of Delhi, the total number of cases in the capital is 14,42,004. More than 14.16 lakh patients have been cured of the infection. The death toll in Delhi is 25,100. So far in December, there have been two deaths due to corona virus.
Schools in Delhi welcomed the decision of the Centre-appointed Air Quality Management Commission (CAQM) to allow resumption of direct classes for classes 6 and above, saying students were deprived of interaction for a long time. The Directorate of Education also issued a formal order saying that schools will reopen from Saturday. However, direct (offline mode) classes are likely to resume in private schools from Monday.
The CAQM, constituted by the Center on Air Quality, on Friday banned construction and demolition activities in Delhi and adjoining areas till further orders in view of the toxic air in the area. However, the Air Quality Management Commission (CAQM) has exempted some projects such as railways, airports, inter-state bus terminals and health facilities from the ban. “Keeping in view the present air quality in Delhi-NCR, there is a need to control various areas which contribute significantly to air pollution,” the commission said in an official order.
Regarding the new variant of Corona, Omicron, all the employees of Delhi’s three jails Tihar, Mandoli and Rohini have been directed to insist on getting the prisoners vaccinated and to do so at the earliest. There is a possibility of spreading the virus due to more prisoners in Delhi jails. During the last wave of the coronavirus, the Supreme Court allowed prison authorities across the country to take steps to decongest prisons, including releasing prisoners on parole. Officials said that at present there are a total of 18,500 prisoners in three jails of Delhi. He said that most of those sent to judicial custody by the courts have already been vaccinated. The official said, ‘Amidst the fear of a third wave of Kovid-19, with all the precautions already being taken, we have reiterated the importance of Kovid-appropriate behaviour. We are ensuring that these protocols are strictly followed by our staff as well as the prisoners.
Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana attended the ‘Yuva 2.0’ program in Greater Kailash. During this, he said, ‘The police has launched the second edition of Yuva today. In this, we will train 1,000 children so that they can do their business or they can get a good job.
A Delhi court has shown leniency to a convict who has confessed to harboring Shahrukh Pathan, who had allegedly fired a gun at a police personnel during the communal riots in North East Delhi last year, to the extent of punishment he has already been given. Has been in jail. Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat said convict Kaleem Ahmed expressed remorse, apologized and admitted that he was misled by Pathan. Rawat said that a maximum sentence of three years can be given in this case. Whereas the convict has been in jail from 17 March 2020 to 7 September 2021. He said that the court sentences the convict to the same term as he has already served in jail and imposes a fine of two thousand rupees.
The farmhouse scheme introduced in Noida, Uttar Pradesh during the year 2008-11 did not have the necessary approval of the state government and due to suspicious allocation in this scheme, a loss of Rs 2,833 crore has been made to the exchequer. In the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) presented in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Friday, many serious questions were raised on the Noida farmhouse scheme. In this, many irregularities have also been mentioned in the policies of the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (Noida Authority). The nearly 500-page report also highlights several loopholes in the Noida Authority’s policies, planning, land acquisition, allocation of properties and internal controls. According to this, due to these shortcomings of the authority, there was a loss of crores of rupees to the exchequer.
The Finance Ministry said on Friday that Delhi Customs officials have seized a consignment of diamonds weighing 1,082 carats being sent out of India. Officials of Air Cargo Export Commissionerate, Delhi investigated a consignment on suspicion. On investigation, it was found that these cut and polished diamonds were kept hidden in a packet. The consignment of confiscated diamonds is worth Rs 1.56 crore.
1,185 hectares of land is yet to be acquired from six villages of Jewar for the second phase of the Noida International Airport in Uttar Pradesh. Giving this information to Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Rajendra Kumar Tiwari, officials associated with the project said that the land would be used for the construction, maintenance, repair and remaining facilities of the third runway and other aviation related works at the airport site. Tiwari Noida He is also the Chairman of International Airport Limited (NIAL).
Due to the increasing cold in the capital Delhi, the number of people in the night shelter is increasing. During this, the care taker of Kashmere Gate night shelter said, ‘There are also masks, sanitizers, medicines, but there is a shortage of space. Even after the shelter is full, 10-15 people add up.
The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed Air India’s appeal against an order directing it to reinstate and pay back wages over 40 pilots whose services were terminated last year. A bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher and Justice Talwant Singh upheld the relief granted to pilots by a single judge of the High Court and clarified that those who have now found employment elsewhere will be entitled only to the previous salary and not of reinstatement. .
The Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) on Friday fined a group housing society in the city for alleged mismanagement in waste disposal. Officials said that an inspection team of GNIDA led by Public Health Department in-charge Salil Yadav found that the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 were being violated in the society. He said that under this, big societies, educational institutions etc. have to dispose of the garbage on their own. Officials said that Himsagar Society was fined Rs 11,700 for proper disposal of waste and directed to deposit the fine amount within three working days.