People entering Odisha without negative RT-PCR report, vaccination certificate to go under self-quarantine

Odisha has made it mandatory for all passengers entering the state by railways to carry negative RT PCR (Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction) report that is not older than 72 hours.

published on : 14th April 2021

Install CCTVs at quarantine centres in Nagpur, says Bombay HC 

The bench was hearing a petition taken up suo motu (on its own) last year on the issue of the COVID-19 pandemic and the condition of hospitals.

published on : 12th April 2021

IPL 2021: David Warner asks fans for ideas to kill time in quarantine

The Hyderabad-based side's skipper will be in quarantine for the next seven days in his hotel room as per BCCI's SOPs for IPL 2021.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Priyanka Gandhi in quarantine, Rahul to campaign in Nemom

The kottikalasam, the public show by political parties to mark the end of the campaigning, will see Rahul addressing his last public programme either at Poojapura grounds or at Karamana.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Use of masks, gloves mandatory for home-quarantined patients in Mumbai

Amid a huge surge in COVID-19 cases, the Mumbai civic body has made the use of masks and gloves mandatory for all home-quarantined patients.

published on : 2nd April 2021

COVID-19: Italy orders five-day quarantine on entries from European Union

Lobby groups, including those representing tour operators, had cheered the now-closed loophole that allowed Italians to travel to low-risk countries for pleasure.

published on : 30th March 2021

Nepal removes quarantine provisions for tourists vaccinated for COVID-19

The Indian tourists coming to Nepal via surface route should submit PCR negative reports and documents proving that they have been vaccinated at the border points.

published on : 26th March 2021

Bus services, zoo, public gardens closed in Ahmedabad, home quarantine rules kick in Surat as Gujarat's COVID-19 situation worsens

CM Vijay Rupani said that the number of COVID-19 tests will be increased and the vaccine doses will be given to three lakh beneficiaries everyday as against one-and-a-half lakh presently.

published on : 18th March 2021

Has Kochi Corporation forgotten about Covid?

With Covid care centres shut down across Ernakulam, infected patients who opt to stay at such centres are being put up at crowded first-line treatment centres without basic amenities.

published on : 17th March 2021

Britain, Brazil in quarantine

Testing rules are same for everyone with all teams needing to produce a negative RT-PCR report not more than 72 hours old.

published on : 16th March 2021

Amid fresh COVID-19 wave, MP makes seven days quarantine must for travelers arriving from Maharashtra

The six point guideline, particularly focuses on districts bordering Maharashtra, besides Indore and Bhopal – the two premier cities of the central Indian state which report bulk of new cases.

published on : 15th March 2021

Duke University orders undergraduate students to quarantine following uptick in COVID-19 cases

The university said in a statement that all undergraduate students will be forced to stay-in-place until at least March 21.

published on : 14th March 2021

Short-stay travellers to Tamil Nadu exempted from home quarantine norm

The State Health Department has issued an amendment to its Government Order dated February 24 allowing for this relaxation. 

published on : 7th March 2021

COVID-19: Two brothers booked for breaking home quarantine in UP

During inquiry, it was found that Monu and his daughter Kajal had gone to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir while his brother Pradeep was found working in his shop.

published on : 5th March 2021

Exclusive isolation facilities coming up in TN

The centres would also have laboratories to carry out in-house microbiological investigation and equipment for critical care.

published on : 2nd March 2021
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