Bihar coronavirus

Covid deaths in Bihar could be more than official figures: CPI-ML survey  

The CPI-ML teams’ findings estimate the Covid death figures to be around 1 lakh.

published on : 17th July 2021

Declare non-vaccinated people ineligible for contesting Panchayat polls: Bihar minister tells SEC

Samrat Chaudhary, the minister of the Panchayat Raj Department, on Saturday, requested the state election commission to make the vaccination against coronavirus mandatory.

published on : 20th June 2021

Bihar's COVID-19 curbs relaxed further; night curfew to remain from 8 pm to 5 am

As part of the gradual unlock process in the state, government and private offices have been allowed to function in full strength till 5 PM, while shops will be allowed to remain open till 6 PM.

published on : 15th June 2021

COVID-19 and under-reporting of deaths: India’s epic fatality math mess 

Maharashtra and Bihar raised their fatality figures last week through data reconciliation after audit/validation by around 14,000 and 4,000, respectively.

published on : 15th June 2021

Night curfew to continue, shops can stay open till 5 PM: Bihar to unlock from Wednesday

CM Nitish Kumar made the announcements via Twitter after chairing the Crisis Group meeting of the state government.

published on : 8th June 2021

Bihar imposes lockdown till May 15 amid worsening COVID crisis

Lockdown was imposed in Bihar till May 15 amid the surge in COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced.

published on : 4th May 2021

IMA's Bihar chapter seeks immediate lockdown in state to check Covid surge

Bihar witnessed 97 Covid deaths on Sunday, including that of the younger brother of former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Technicians unavailable to run ventilators, Bihar to transfer unused ones at govt hospitals to the private sector

Through an advertisement, the state health department has asked the private hospitals of state to apply for taking the ventilators for next three months.

published on : 1st May 2021

Patna HC to help private hospitals address oxygen shortage

As many as 90 private hospitals have been allowed to start treatment of Covid-19 patients, adhering to the guidelines laid down by the MHA.

published on : 28th April 2021

COVID-19: Rural Bihar asked to gear up as districts far from Patna reports surge in cases

A senior medical officer preferring anonymity said that spread of infection in rural areas indicates a mega pandemic threat, which may infect a larger population soon.

published on : 25th April 2021

Former Bihar education minister Mewalal Chaudhry succumbs to COVID-19

Chaudhary, who was the sitting MLA from Bihar's Tarapur constituency, was removed from the chair of Education Minister on corruption charges.

published on : 19th April 2021

COVID-19: RJD, other parties will support Bihar govt if lockdown re-imposed 

State chief of BJP Dr Sanjay Jaiswal suggested a 2-day lockdown from Friday evening at 6 pm to Monday morning at 8am.

published on : 18th April 2021

Bihar asks shops to shut down at 7 pm in new guidelines to fight Covid surge 

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar also extended the closure of all educational institutions including schools, colleges and coaching centres till April 18.

published on : 9th April 2021

COVID-19: Situation grim in Bihar, capital city emerges virus hotspot

On Sunday, Patna again reported the highest number of positive cases of 372

published on : 4th April 2021

No need for a fresh lockdown in Bihar: State Health Minister Mangal Pandey

Nitish Kumar who is monitoring coronavirus situation on a daily basis has on numerous occasions urged citizens to follow COVID protocol sincerely.

published on : 31st March 2021
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