COVID 19

Coronavirus: States asks Centre to increase supply of oxygen cylinders, Remdesivir to hospitals 

Vardhan said about 1.58 crore doses are still available with the states while another 1.16 crore doses are in pipeline, to be delivered by next week.

published on : 17th April 2021

Congress criticises PM Modi for addressing election rallies instead of cordinating pandemic control

Congress' senior spokesperson P Chidambaram said the prime minister should be at his job, sitting at his desk and coordinating with chief ministers in handling the COVID pandemic.

published on : 17th April 2021

Delhi hospitals turning away COVID patients despite bed availability will face action, warns Sisodia

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reviewed the COVID-19 situation along with Sisodia, Health minister Satyendar Jain and top officials.

published on : 17th April 2021

Kerala urgently needs 50 lakh vaccine doses to fight COVID-19 surge: Health Minister Shailaja

"As per the sero surveillance survey, 11 per cent of the people in the state have contracted the virus. Which means we need to protect around 89% of the people from the infection," she said

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID-19: Gujarat makes RT-PCR test must for Kumbh returnees

Gujarat on Friday added the highest number of 8,920 new coronavirus positive cases in a day, taking the tally to 3,84,688, while a record 94 patients died. 

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Complete lockdown needed in Mumbai, Kumbh returnees will distribute 'corona prasad': Mayor Kishori Pednekar

The Mumbai Mayor stated that 95 per cent Mumbaikars adhere to COVID-19 norms, but it is the remaining five per cent that is creating problems for others.

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COVID-19: Sonia Gandhi questions Centre's 'thundering silence' on requests of Opposition-ruled states, says India caught off guard again

Making a host of suggestions to the government, Gandhi said the Centre must also reconsider its priority of candidates for vaccination.

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COVID-19: Priyanka Gandhi calls PM Modi the 'pilot who pressed eject button during emergency'

The Congress-led opposition has been criticising the government over its handling of the pandemic and the vaccination drive.

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COVID-19 spike, thick fog lead to low voter turnout in Belagavi Lok Sabha bypoll

In an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19, voters are being made to undergo temperature screening and given sanitisers before they enter the booths

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Katrina Kaif announces recovery from COVID-19, thanks everyone who checked up on her

On the work front, Katrina has 'Tiger 3', 'Phone Bhoot', 'Sooryavanshi' and a superhero movie with Ali Abbas Zafar coming up.

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'Taking utmost care': Actor Sonu Sood tests positive for Covid-19

The news comes a week after the Sonu Sood took the vaccine for COVID-19 prevention at a hospital in Amritsar, Punjab.  

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New COVID-19 cases cross 3000 for second day in Odisha, weekend shutdown in 10 districts

Three men aged 38, 50 and 62 and a woman aged 60, all having comorbidities, succumbed to the disease taking the death toll to 1,942

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In letter to PM Modi, Odisha CM suggests COVID-19 vaccines be made available in open market

He said a few metros which contribute the highest COVID-19 cases should be allowed priority vaccination with flexibility in age criteria as these are economic nerve centres of the country

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Ladakh registers highest single-day spike with 245 new COVID-19 cases

The detection of the new cases, 236 in Leh and nine in Kargil, during the past 24 hours, raised the number of active cases to 1,363, the bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services, Ladakh

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Government should start vaccination centres at protest sites: Farmers' union

Samyukta Kisan Morcha even asked farmers protesting at the various border points of Delhi to wear masks and follow necessary COVID-19 guidelines to stem the spread of the virus.

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