Update at 7.49am
: India’s Covid-19 recoveries cross 15-lakh mark. Infection still remains concentrated in 10 states that contribute more than 80% of the new cases, reports ANI quoting ministry of health & family welfare
*Delhi reported 1,300 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours – second highest in the past 20 days – taking the total number of corona cases in the capital to 1,45,427. The death toll due to the viral infection climbed to 4,111 with 13 fatalities.
* In a boost to health infrastructure in the capital, a 200-bed Covid hospital at Ambedkar Nagar in south Delhi was inaugurated by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday. Out of the planned 600 beds, 200 with oxygen supply have been made operational.
*In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, over 350 Delhi Police personnel who will be part of the guard of honour at Red Fort on Independence Day have been quarantined as a precautionary measure, officials said on Sunday.
*Donning PPE kits, mandatory Covid tests on the accused, exercising caution when lifting fingerprints and regular sanitisation of hands have become the new normal for Delhi Police officials when they step out to investigate a case.