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Delhi LG overturned the state govt’s decision to allow functioning of hotels and weekly markets from August 1, while the proposal to allow street vendors and hawkers to operate for longer hours from August 1 was approved under Unlock 3. Stay with us for latest updates.
*The owners of hotels, gyms, yoga centres and shopkeepers in weekly markets have threatened to launch protests if lieutenant governor Anil Baijal doesn’t permit them to start their businesses by the end of this week.
*The embassy of Israel and private Israeli companies on Tuesday gave medical equipment and artificial intelligence-based technologies to All India Institute of Medical Sciences for its fight against the novel coronavirus.
*The plasma banks opened in Delhi to help critical Covid-19 patients are being accessed in a large number of cases even as the number of donors steadily goes up. The jury is still out on the benefits of the therapy with questions being raised about its efficacy in reducing mortality, but it is being used in the management of the disease that has a limited treatment protocol.
*Delhi’s first plasma bank, which was opened on July 2, was also the first plasma bank of the country.
*On Tuesday, Delhi recorded 1,257 new Covid cases, taking the city’s tally to over 1.47 lakh. On the brighter side, only eight new fatalities were reported in the preceding 24 hours, government officials said.
*Covid-19 cases in Delhi are again going up. In the past seven days, more than 1,000 new daily cases were recorded daily, except on Monday, when 707 people tested positive. The increase is also reflected in hospital admissions. According to data shared by Delhi government, 3,318 of 13,906 Covid beds, or 24%, are now in use.