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Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain hospitalised with high fever, breathing trouble; Coronavirus test today

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who has been working at the forefront in fight against Coronavirus, has been hospitalised due to high fever and breathing trouble.

Jain was admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital after a sudden drop in his oxygen levels.

A coronavirus test will be conducted on him today, according to a reports.

Speaking on his condition, Satyendar Jain said, “Due to high grade fever and a sudden drop of my oxygen levels last night I have been admitted to RGSSH. Will keep everyone updated”.

The health minister was with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and L-G Anil Bail at a crucial meeting on Sunday to discuss the Coronavirus sitaution in the national capital.

Earlier on June 6, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had developed mild fever and was displaying symptoms of cough and sore throat. Following this, he kept himself isolated at his home and was tested for Coronavirus two days later. In a major relief, the result returned negative.

Delhi on Tuesday saw a spike of 1,647 cases and 73 deaths in the last 24 hours taking the total number of infections to 42,829 and fatalitie to 1400.

Delhi has seen a spurt in Coronavirus cases and over 1,000 new cases daily for the past few days. It is currently the third worst-hit state in terms of cases and deaths.

Meanwhile, the state government has said that around 5.5 lakh cases are expected in Delhi by July 31 based on the current doubling rate.

However, despite a spike in cases and deaths, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has clarified that there are no plans for another lockdown in the national capital to curb the spread of novel Coronavirus.

Earlier on Friday, Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain had also said that the lockdown will not be extended in the capital.

Meanwhile, the Centre has taken several steps to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the capital.

An all-party meeting over the management of Coronavirus situation in the National Capital Region (NCR), which includes Delhi and parts of Uttar Pradesh and parts of Haryana was chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday.

At the meeting, it was decided that by June 20, Delhi government will start conducting 18,000 COVID-19 tests per day.

The Home Minister also assured right to testing for everyone.

On Sunday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah held two high-level meetings on management of the worrying COVID-19 situation in Delhi.

The first meeting was attended by Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and top officials of the Union Home and Health Ministries, while the second was with with mayors and commissioners of Delhi’s three municipal corporations.

In the meetings, the Centre directed the Delhi government to double COVID-19 testing in the next three days and triple it in six days.

The Centre has also decided to provide 500 railway coaches equipped with facilities for Coronavirus patients to tackle the shortage of beds in COVID-19 hospitals in the national capital.

Shah also ordered authorities to hand over the bodies of suspected COVID-19 cases in Delhi to relatives without waiting for laboratory confirmation of infection but the ashes should be treated with precaution and as per the government guidelines.

The high-level meetings come after the apex court’s unambiguous rap on Friday, calling the handling of the situation “horrendous, horrific, and pathetic”.

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Shraddha Murder Case: Police found spinal cord, 10 body parts recovered so far from the forest

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The bones of Shraddha found by the Delhi Police in the forest of Mehrauli belong to the back part of the body. About 10 such body parts have been found so far, including the reed bone. Apart from this, some bones have also been recovered from the drain.

Delhi Police has received 10 parts of the body including the lower part of the spinal cord. The police have also found blood stains in the kitchen of the flat, whose samples have been sent for examination to find out whose the blood stains are.

Aftab had cleaned the fridge with chemicals so that when caught, he could spoil the forensic investigation. Delhi Police will soon call Shraddha’s father for a DNA sample. After which blood sample and bone sample will be sent to FLS, after which FSL will do a DNA test.

After the investigation so far, the police suspect that Shraddha’s body was dismembered in the bathroom after the murder. Along with this, the accused used to leave the water running from the shower so that the dead body could be easily cut and blood flowed. The FSL team along with Aftab was present during the investigation at his flat.

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Fog will be seen in Delhi’s sky from tomorrow, cold will increase with drop in temperature!

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After the passing of half of November, there is a rapid change in the weather. The country’s capital Delhi is feeling cold in the morning and evening, while the temperature is rising in the afternoon. However, a change in the weather can be seen in the coming days. According to IMD, the cold may increase in Delhi from tomorrow i.e. 17 November with a drop in temperature.

Delhi’s temperature condition

According to weather experts, in the next few days, icy winds will blow in the northwest direction, due to which Delhi’s temperature will drop and the cold will increase. Talking about the temperature, on November 17, the minimum temperature can be 12 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature can be 27 degree Celsius. Two days ago i.e. on November 15, the minimum temperature was recorded at 15 degrees and the maximum temperature was 30 degrees. At the same time, there is a possibility of further decline in it for the next two days. On November 18, the minimum temperature can reach 11 °C and the maximum temperature can reach 26 °C.

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In Delhi, 37 lakh people apply for power subsidy

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After the 15-day-expansion by the Delhi government to select for the power subsidy scheme finished Tuesday, just three lakh individuals applied during the augmentation time frame. From September 14 till Tuesday night, 37,13,179 individuals applied to keep on benefiting from the subsidy scheme.

In spite of the fact that authorities are guaranteeing that a decent level of individuals has applied, the information shows a distinction of around 10 lakh customers when contrasted with a year ago. As per the information, around 46.8 lakh individuals profited from the advantage under the plan in 2021-22.

“This was the normal number of individuals who get the advantage, and the people who go under the 200 unit class probably applied. Likewise, the number varies as a few purchasers get the financed bill during winters and the number descends in summer as individuals use ACs, coolers, and fans,” said a senior authority from the power office.

He added that individuals who got sponsored bills under 400 units during winter should not have applied. “In any case, they can, in any case, apply before their next charging cycle and profit from the subsidy scheme,” said the official.

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