Delhi COVID-19 Update Jan 27: DDMA Meeting To Review Curbs To Be Held Today

Here's our latest Delhi COVID-19 update on Jan 27. DDMA meeting will be held today to review the COVID-19 situation in the NCR. DDMA will also take a decision on weekend curfew, reopening of schools, shops & more.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jan 27, 2022 12:05 IST
Delhi COVID-19 Update Jan 27: DDMA Meeting To Review Curbs To Be Held Today
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Delhi COVID-19 Update Jan 27: The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) will have a meeting today around 12:30 P.M to review the Covid-19 restrictions as well as the city's current circumstances. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, DDMA Chairman and Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal, and other experts and officials would attend the meeting.

Despite an increase in coronavirus cases, from 6,028 infections on Tuesday to 7,498 on Wednesday, the positive rate has been declining. According to Wednesday's health bulletin, the positivity rate, or the proportion of total samples that return positive, was 10.5%.

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In other news, a top IMD scientist noted that in terms of total hours and days, Delhi experienced the lowest foggy conditions in the December-January season since 1991-92, when it experienced such weather for 255 hours over 44 days. According to IMD data, the capital has had six chilly days in January so far, the most in at least a decade. 

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DDMA Meeting To Review Curbs To Be Held Today

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) will meet today to examine further relaxing of restrictions in light of the national capital's dropping cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The active caseload in Delhi fell by more than half in 12 days after reaching a high of 94,160 on January 13. It took 21 days for the active caseload to drop by half during the second Covid-19 wave. 

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