Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday announced that all schools will be closed in the national capital till further orders, amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Delhi on Thursday registered over 7,000 (7,437) fresh positive covid cases and 24 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases in the national capital are 23,181 out of 6,98,005 total cases. With 7,437 new infections, it is the highest one-day spike in the city since 2021.
Meanwhile, over 83,000 beneficiaries received COVID-19 vaccine shots in Delhi, even as the city recorded this year's highest single-day spike of 7,437 cases.