Symptoms of Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, include headache, fever, pain under the eyes, nasal or sinus congestion and partial loss of vision.
In an open letter to farmers, CM Mamata Banerjee also said the decision to extend the benefits of the scheme to eligible farmers in Bengal was a result of her government's 'continuous fight'.
As part of routine check-up, 2 tests were done, out of which 1 was negative and other positive: Wriddhiman Saha
Wriddhiman Saha informed that he is in a much better condition having contracted coronavirus earlier this month.
The CM's directions have come as a number of bodies were found floating in the Ganga recently, triggering suspicion that the abandoned corpses could be those of COVID-19 patients.
The federal government confirmed late in April that all Australians headed to Tokyo would be given priority access to vaccines.
The cumulative tests conducted in the country for detection of COVID-19 stands over 31 crore, and the cumulative positivity rate has also marginally increased to 7.72 per cent.
COVID-19: UPCA to distribute one-time payment for Ex-Ranji players who have attained 50 years of age
The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association has decided to help the former Ranji players amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition, more than 4.39 crore doses were made available for direct procurement by the states as well as private hospitals in the month of May, the ministry said.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia condoled the demise of Jarnail Singh.
CM Arvind Kejriwal also said the number of fresh COVID-19 cases has come down to around 8,500 and the positivity rate has dipped to around 12 per cent.
The health minister said that efforts are being taken to bring oxygen from various places and also heads of the hospitals were instructed for optimal use of oxygen.
While addressing a lecture series organised by Delhi-based platform, Wipro Founder-chairman also said that the country must come together as one as the situation required unity of action.
As per FADA, total vehicle registrations in India fell by 28 per cent to 11,85,374 units in April versus 16,49,678 units in March.
The present gap between two doses of Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, is 6-8 weeks.
Seven elite athletes, including Olympic-bound race-walkers Sandeep Kumar and KT Irfan, have tested positive for COVID-19.