Hospitals are struggling to cope, with many now refusing new patients, leaving scores to die at home, while desperate relatives hunt for oxygen tanks.
More than 1500 PSA oxygen plants are coming up across the nation which includes contributions from PM CARES as well as various ministries and PSUs, a statement by the PMO said.
The main state-run Khulna general hospital is one of four in the city treating coronavirus patients and has 400 beds but demand far outstrips supply.
Oxygen Expresses delivered more than 3,600, 3,700, and 4900 MT of LMO in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu respectively.
The central bank has projected real GDP growth at 9.5% which is down from 10.5% estimated earlier
Telangana’s unemployment rate, which had gradually declined after the first wave of the pandemic, has begun rising yet again, in the wake of the second wave.
On Wednesday, Coimbatore reported 4,268 new cases, more than even Chennai that reported 3561 cases.
Interest rates are literally nailed to the floorboards, so the big money flowing into banks, experts caution, could be a sign of rising household stress.
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Aside from helping people who have lost family members to Covid, the initiative is also seeking to help migrant workers who have lost their jobs.
The CM said, "This infection can be contained only when people take a vow that they would not either contract this infection from others and also they would not spread this to other people."
At a time of crisis, girls are regarded as a liability and married off. As the economy declines with lockdowns, more boys will enter the labour market.
The authors of the report point out that it is now recognized that there will be no real end to the economic crisis without an end to the health crisis.
States that showed greater ownership often relied on technical advice and critically reviewed the preparedness in ensuring better management of the pandemic response
The Biden administration, she said, is now working to extend that assistance to other South Asian countries that have been impacted by COVID-19 pandemic.