#Satyendar Jain

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
New Delhi reported three deaths due to the COVID-19, the lowest in the last 10 months. (Photo Credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • The death toll mounted to 10,856 in New Delhi
  • The severity of coronavirus is on a downward trend, but "we should be careful", said Satyendar Jain
  • The tally of active cases has dropped to 12,265 from 1,361 in New Delhi

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain a total of 4,319 healthcare workers got the vaccine shots on the first day . (PTI Photo)

  • The number of vaccination centres in Delhi will be increased from 81 to 175 soon
  • An AIIMS security guard had developed an allergic reaction after receiving the vaccine
  • The health minister added that the COVID-19 positivity rate has come down to 0.44%

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Health Minister Satyendar Jain told that the city has been observing less than thousand cases per day for the past 15 days. (Photo Credit: PTI Photo)

  • The COVID-19 vaccination drive in New Delhi will start from January 16
  • 40 government and 49 private hospitals will establish a vaccination centre, said Jain
  • He also said that around 10 health workers will be deployed at every site

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain asserted that the city government has made preparations for the vaccination drive (Picture Credit: PTI)

  • 1000 vaccine centres will be set up across the city 
  • Vaccination centres will either be hospitals or facilities linked to hospitals 
  • preparations to vaccinate one lakh people in a day

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A health worker arranges slides while conducting COVID-19 sampling. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • India has confirmed 25 cases of the new coronavirus strain
  • The mutant virus strain was first recorded in the UK
  • India has banned flights to and from the UK till January 7

.Delhi, India
A medic checks the temperature of ice packs in a deep freezer at a COVID-19 vaccine storage facility. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Reportedly, a total of 90 freezers are to arrive, many of which have already arrived
  • There will be two cold chain equipment for storage, report suggest
  • At least three vaccines are being examined by Indian authorities for emergency use authorisation

.Delhi, India
Prime Minister Modi announced a nationwide lockdown on March 24. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Cases were registered by the police for violations of prohibitory orders
  • Sudden lockdown orders led to the migrant worker crisis
  • Satyendar Jain tweeted that the matter has been sent for approval

.Delhi, India
Delhi has registered 578,000 plus COVID-19 cases since January. (photo Credit: PTI)

  • Satyendar Jain said vaccines would be made available through mohalla clinics and other outlets
  • Delhi has recorded 9,340 plus deaths since January
  • Earlier in November, Arvind Kejriwal had said Delhi was dealing with the third wave of COVID-19 infections

.Delhi, India
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said he has issued directives to reduce the price of the RT-PCR test. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • People in Delhi have to spend Rs 2,400 for the RT-PCR test at private labs
  • Kejriwal has issued orders to reduce the price
  • Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said orders on the matter will be issued immediately

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain (left) said there will be a downward trend in the COVID-19 deaths in the coming weeks. (PTI File Photo)

  • Pollution, caused by stubble burning, led to problems in breathing: Satyendra Jain
  • Pollution aggravated the infection in COVID-19 patients, said Jain
  • 121 people died from COVID-19 in Delhi on Sunday