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Delhi allows auditoriums/assembly halls in schools to function with 50 pc capacity

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Delhi allows auditoriums/assembly halls in schools to function with 50 pc capacity

The Delhi government on Sunday allowed auditoriums and assembly halls in schools and educational institutions to function with 50 per cent capacity. Earlier on July 5, the Delhi government had allowed the reopening of stadium and sports complexes without spectators. In its order, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) had said the standard operating procedure, guidelines and compliance of COVID appropriate behaviour will be strictly followed while opening the stadium and sports complexes.

COVID-19 situation in Delhi

The national capital recorded 76 fresh COVID-19 cases and one death due to the disease on Saturday, while the positivity rate slipped to 0.09 per cent, according to data shared by the health department. The city had recorded a daily fatality count of one over three months ago on March 16, 18 and 21, as per the official figures.

The COVID-19 positivity rate had dropped to 0.11 per cent on Friday from 0.12 per cent the day before when 93 cases and three deaths were recorded in the city.

The new fatality pushes the death toll in Delhi to 25,012, according to the latest bulletin.

On Tuesday, Delhi had reported 79 cases of infection and four fatalities. A day later, 93 cases and four deaths were recorded, according to official figures.

On Friday, the daily infection tally was 81 and three deaths were recorded. The city’s infection rate, which had reached 36 per cent in the last week of April, has fallen below 0.10 per cent now.

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