Delhi News Live: Hundreds of anganwadi workers and helpers gathered near the residence of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday to demand an increase in their salary. 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 increased workload and inflation. Their wages were last increased in 2017.
Delhi maintained a declining trend, reporting 3,674 cases of Covid-19 on Sunday with a 6.37 percent positivity rate, down from 7.41 percent on Saturday. The number of daily cases in Delhi has fallen from the record high of 28,867 on January 13. Delhi government officials said the course of the case over the past week has made it clear that the the worst is over temporarily in the capital.
From Monday, children aged 15 to 18 will receive their second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Delhi has about 10.14 lakh beneficiaries in the age group.
On the weather front, the maximum temperature on Monday is likely 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 last week, when maximum temperatures remained below normal, have eased. Rain is forecast for Delhi on February 3 and 4.