Delhi reports less than 1,000 new coronavirus cases for first time since second wave

By Rajan Nath - May 29, 2021 2:05 pm

For the first time since the second wave of coronavirus started in India, Delhi reported less than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday.

Following the continuous decline in daily new cases of coronavirus, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asserted that more relaxations will be provided in the lockdown.

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For the first time since second wave of coronavirus, Delhi reported less than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, Arvind Kejriwal said.

Arvind Kejriwal said that "Around 900 COVID-19 cases have been reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours. This is for the first time (during the second wave of coronavirus) that we have reported cases below 1,000."

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For the first time since second wave of coronavirus, Delhi reported less than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, Arvind Kejriwal said.

"As cases will decline, we will allow more activities," he added.

On Friday, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) had announced to gradually lift the ongoing lockdown from May 31 by allowing construction and manufacturing work in the national capital.

For the first time since second wave of coronavirus, Delhi reported less than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, Arvind Kejriwal said.

From April 19 till May 28, as many as 11,590 people have lost their lives due to the deadly disease in the national capital.

On the day, Arvind Kejriwal had announced lockdown, the daily COVID positivity rate in Delhi was at around 27 percent, which has dropped below 2 percent now.

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