Delhi News live: Hundreds of Anganwadi workers and aid workers rallied near the residence of Delhi Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday to demand an increase in their wages. Their main demands include that workers’ fees be increased from Rs 10,000 to 25,000 and helpers’ fees from Rs 5,000 to 20,000 to account for the increased workload and inflation. Her salary was last increased in 2017.
Maintaining a downward trend, Delhi on Sunday reported 3,674 Covid-19 cases with a positivity rate of 6.37 percent, down from 7.41 percent on Saturday. The number of daily cases in Delhi has declined after hitting a record high of 28,867 on January 13. Government officials in Delhi said the course of cases over the past week has made it clear that the The worst is over initially in the capital.
From Monday, children in the 15 to 18 age group will receive their second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Delhi has around 10.14 lakh beneficiaries in age group.
On the weather front, the maximum temperature on Monday is expected to be 23 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature 6 degrees Celsius, along with clear skies, according to the India Meteorological Department. The cold days of the past week, when highs stayed below normal, have eased. Rain is forecast for Delhi on February 3rd and 4th.