Remdesivir shortage continues in Maharashtra; BMC changes tack on converting Jaslok Hospital as dedicated COVID facility
Minister Rajendra Shingane said pharma companies manufacturing Remdesivir have stepped up production but it will take time for the new stock to reach the market.
According to the Maharashtra government’s health department data, 36,39,855 have tested positive in the state till date. Of this, 6,89,274 are from Pune.
The company said that the auto major continues to remain vigilant about the safety and wellbeing of its employees.
Maharashtra crisis: Mumbai's Jaslok Hospital to be fully dedicated COVID-19 facility; migrant exodus continues
It is the first prominent private hospital to be declared as a dedicated COVID-19 facility in the city since the second wave of the coronavirus here, BMC sources said.
Coming to the rescue of the returning migrants, Indore's Rau Thana police, along with an NGO, is providing refreshments to workers arriving in the city.
Allow deliveries of all products, can't define 'static essentials': Amazon to Maharashtra government
The e-commerce major is enabling deliveries of only essential products in Maharashtra in line with the new guidelines set by the state government.
CM Uddhav Thackeray also asked officials to keep an eye of marriage ceremonies so that they do not become super-spreading events.
In Madhya Pradesh, a state helicopter has been placed on standby to fly injections to all needy districts, CM Chouhan said, while admitting that the supply of oxygen is a big challenge.
The five states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala cumulatively account for 68.85 per cent of India's total Active Cases.
Police said a large number of people gathered at the hospitals as the rumour spread that the deaths were caused due to the shortage of medical oxygen.
Each COVID care rake has 20 coaches consisting of modified sleeper and general coaches and each of these coaches can accommodate 16 patients.
Day after logging highest tally, Maharashtra sees 51,751 new COVID-19 cases; state gets more Remdesivir stocks
A total of 53,312 patients were discharged during the day in Maharashtra, taking the count of recoveries to 28,34,473, the state health department said.
Many major roads in the city of Mumbai were jammed as people came in their vehicles to buy a large number of items.
The Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly was addressing a rally for the upcoming bypoll to Pandharpur-Mangalvedha Assembly constituency in Solapur district.
Each of these medical facilities will have a capacity of 2,000 beds, including 200 ICU beds and 70 per cent oxygen beds, and they will be set up at three different locations in the city.