Zero Covid death in Delhi for 8th straight day, logs 27 cases

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New Delhi, Sep 25 | The national capital Delhi reported 27 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the total cases in the city to 14,38,685 so far. However, no Covid fatality has been reported for the last 8 days. The death toll in the city continues to be at 25,085 as per the data shared by the Delhi Health Department.

With 0.04 per cent of infection rate in the capital city, the active case tally has come down to 379. A total of 39 Covid patients were discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries to 14,13,221, the data showed. The national capital has recorded only three fatalities due to the Covid infection in September so far.

Meanwhile, a total of 68,498 new tests were conducted in a day that includes 46,555 RT-PCR tests and 21,943 Rapid Antigen tests, taking the total number to 2,73,46,473 so far according to the Delhi Health Department data.

There are 96 containment zones in the city at present. The death rate continues to be at 1.74 per cent in the national capital. A total of 126 Covid patients are being treated in home isolation at present in Delhi.

Out of 1,62,344 vaccine doses administered in the last 24 hours, a total of 71,096 doses were administered for the first time and 91,248 for the second dose in Delhi.

The total number of cumulative beneficiaries vaccinated so far stands at 1,69,23,079, according to the bulletin shared by the Delhi Health Department.

Meanwhile, the sixth sero survey has started in the national capital where total 28,000 samples will be collected in a week. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said he believes that a lot of people in the city will have antibodies this time.

Source: IANS

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Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (2nd Ld)

Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (2nd Ld)

New Delhi, Dec 8 | Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (2nd Ld). A military chopper crashed in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on Wednesday in which Indian’s Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat was travelling along with others.

The number of casualties are still unknown and local police has ascertained only three rescued and searches are on for others.

Along with General Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat, Brigadier L.S. Lidder, Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh, Naik Gursewak Singh, Naik Jitender Kumar, Naik Vivek Kumar, Naik B. Sai Teja, Havaldar Satpal and pilots were travelling in the chopper.

Confirming about General Rawat presence, Indian Air Force tweeted, “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.”

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The force said that an inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

The rescued suffered serious injuries and have been taken to Wellington cantonment.

Source: IANS

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Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (Ld)

Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (Ld)

New Delhi, Dec 8 | Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (Ld). A military chopper crashed in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on Wednesday in which Indian’s Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat was travelling along with 14 others.

The number of casualties are still unknown and local police have ascertained only three rescued and searches are on for others.

Emergency rescue teams have been rushed to the spot.

 Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (2nd Ld)

Confirming about General Rawat’s presence, Indian Air Force said, “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.”

The force said that an inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

The rescued suffered serious injuries and have been taken to Wellington cantonment.

Source: IANS

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