Covid surge: Impose fine for mask violation, suggests TAC

A committee under chief secretary has powers to bring Covid back under ambit of Disaster Management Act

published on : 8th June 2022

Masks are back in public spaces in Bengaluru, so are marshals

With daily Covid cases ranging between 200 and 300, masks are back.

published on : 7th June 2022

'COVID-19 hasn't gone away': Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray asks people to wear masks

A statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office said that Thackeray made the appeal to the people during the weekly meeting of the state cabinet here.

published on : 26th May 2022

Masks not must for exams: TN Education Minister Anbil Mahesh

School education minister Anbil Mahesh on Tuesday said it is not mandatory for students to wear masks while writing the exam.

published on : 4th May 2022

Amid Covid spike, Bengalureans roam around mask-free

 At least 95 per cent of the people in public places do not wear masks, or wear them on their chins. Most of them carried masks in their pockets or purses.

published on : 27th April 2022

Delhi government to intensify drive to encourage Covid-appropriate behaviour amid rising cases 

Over 70 enforcement teams have been formed in all the 11 districts of the capital so far to check violations, officials said.

published on : 26th April 2022

Unmasked in public? Get ready to cough up fine of Rs 500 again in TN

Penalty returns as 18 more people at IIT-M test positive for Covid taking size of cluster to 30

published on : 23rd April 2022

'COVID cases rising in Delhi': Maharashtra Dy CM Ajit Pawar bats for voluntary use of masks

During the day, Delhi logged 1,042 COVID-19 cases at a positivity rate of 4.64 per cent, while two people died of the infection, taking the tally there to 18,72,699 and toll to 26,164.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Parents divided over hybrid learning as COVID-19 cases rise in Delhi

Schools in Delhi will continue in offline mode, but they will have to ensure that COVID protocols are strictly followed failing which a penalty may be imposed for creating a deterrent effect.

published on : 20th April 2022

COVID-19 cases surge in Delhi, masks made mandatory; Rs 500 penalty for violation

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority, in its meeting, also decided not to shut schools but chose to come up with a separate Standard Operating Procedure in consultation with experts.

published on : 20th April 2022

Covid-19: UP govt makes face masks mandatory in public places in Lucknow, 6 districts

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered “close monitoring” of the situation.

published on : 18th April 2022

Masks still required in public places, but fines withdrawn, Ma Subramanian clarifies

As far as the All India Quota of the Union government is concerned, 812 seats are lying vacant, which includes 24 seats in Tamil Nadu, that need to be filled by the Centre.

published on : 17th April 2022

Continuing to collect 1,000 swab samples for Covid-19 test daily, says Tiruchy Corporation

Considering the slight increase in cases Tuesday to Wednesday in Tamil Nadu, Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan directed all Collectors to ensure Covid-19 appropriate behaviour at public places.

published on : 8th April 2022

Mask mandate may not be necessary for now, say experts on India's COVID situation

The assurance comes as India reports a low number of cases, on Thursday 1,033 new coronavirus infections were recorded, and also one case of a new Covid strain in Mumbai.

published on : 7th April 2022

COVID-19: Wearing masks in public not mandatory in Haryana

The government has, however, advised the public to wear face masks, follow hand hygiene, use sanitisers frequently frequent and maintain social distancing.

published on : 2nd April 2022
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