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Coronavirus in Delhi
Delhi govt to give compensation of Rs 1 crore to medical workers in csase of death
The Delhi government issued an order on Tuesday to provide a compensation of Rs 1 crore for doctors, nurses, and sanitation workers if the death will occur due to COVID-19.
Coronavirus in Delhi Latest Updates
Delhi reports 25 new COVID-19 cases
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that in the last 24 hours, 25 new cases of coronavirus and 2 deaths have been reported in the National Capital.
Coronavirus in Maharashtra Latest Updates
Maharashtra health bulletin today:
New COVID-19 cases reported across the state today, district wise.
Latur — 08
Buldhana — 06
Pune — 2
Pimpri Chinchwad — 2
Ahmednagar — 2
Hingoli — 1
Jalgaon — 1
Washim — 1
Coronavirus in US: Trump accuses WHO of being ‘China-centric’
US president Donald Trump criticised the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s action plan over the coronavirus pandemic and said the “largely US-funded organisation” was being “very China-centric”.
The W.H.O. really blew it. For some reason, funded largely by the United States, yet very China centric. We will be giving that a good look. Fortunately I rejected their advice on keeping our borders open to China early on. Why did they give us such a faulty recommendation?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 7, 2020
Coronavirus in India Latest Updates
We have sufficient quantity of hydrochloroquine, says Centre
Lav Aggarwal, health ministry joint secretary, said that the hydrochloroquine drug is being used only in particular cases for critical patients and health workers.
Two Covid-19 patients from Gautam Buddha Nagar were discharged from the hospital after being cured. The treatment of both patients was going on in the Government Institute of Medical Sciences. There were 58 cases of Covid-19 in the district so far. And so far, 10 people have been discharged from the hospital.
05:05 PM | The number of coronavirus cases climbed to 114 in Jammu and Kashmir as five more persons under quarantine have tested positive for the dreaded diseases.
05:00 PM | Nepal extends the ban on international flights till April 30 in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
Jammu Schools to Promote Students of Class 1-9 & 11
In wake of the coronavirus outbreak, students of Class 1 to 9 of Jammu division to be promoted to next class and all examinees, who appeared in Class 11 examination falling under Jammu Division to be the promoted to Class 12, says School Education Department, Civil Secretariat, Jammu.
Cabinet secretary has already issued a clarification denying extension of lockdown. It is true that states are asking for extension, as and when decision is taken after discussions, we will let you know, says Lav Agarwal.
04:40 PM | Currently, 136 government labs are working and 59 private labs have been given permission: ICMR
Hydroxychloroquine is used only in particular cases – critical patients and health workers. The Pharma Ministry is monitoring its effects and we assure you we have sufficient quantity of the drug, says Agarwal.
Provision of essential goods satisfactory: Home Ministry
PS Srivastava, Joint Secretary of Home Ministry said that provision of essential goods and services was going on largely in satisfactory manner.
4,421 cases so far, 326 persons have been discharged: Health Ministry
“4,421 cases so far, 326 persons have been discharged,” said Health Ministry during press conference. It added that 354 new cases have been detected in last 24 hours.
4:27 PM | Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal briefs media over the COVID-19 crisis
2:45 PM | Madhya Pradesh CM announces Rs 50 lakh insurance cover for police personnel, other state govt employees
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announces Rs 50 lakh insurance cover for police personnel, other state govt employees engaged in fight against COVID-19
1:26 PM | Cong president Sonia Gandhi writes to PM, makes five suggestions to tackle COVID-19
Cong president Sonia Gandhi writes to PM, makes five suggestions to tackle COVID-19
11:33 AM | 23 more test positive for COVID-19 in Maha; state tally climbs to 891
23 more test positive for coronavirus in Maha; state tally climbs to 891: Official
11:28 AM | 19 new coronavirus cases in Gujarat; state tally jumps to 165
19 new coronavirus cases in Gujarat; state tally jumps to 165: Official
7:50 AM| Mumbai’s Wockhardt Hospital has been declared containment zone after reportedly, 26 health officials report positive for COVID-19
7:00 AM| Indian Zoo authorities on high alert as Tiger in US Zoo tests positive
In the wake of a report from the US where a tiger at Bronx Zoo in New York tested Covid-19 positive, India on Monday kept its zoos, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and tiger reserves on “highest“ alert, asking authorities to watch the big cats on 24×7 basis for any abnormal behaviour and take “immediate preventive measures to stop transmission and spread of the virus from human to animals and vice versa
6:25 AM| US records 1,150 deaths in 24 hours: John Hopkins
6: 10 AM| UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as symptoms worsen
The number of cases of the novel coronavirus across the globe crossed the 1.3 million mark as the global death toll topped 70,000. India has reported over 4,700 COVID-19 cases and over 400 new cases in the last 24 hours. The total death toll now in India stands at 132.
On the other hand, India recorded 704 cases and 28 deaths — the highest single-day spike in the count of both — in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health bulletin said. Briefing the press on Monday, Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, said about 63% of those who died of COVID-19 were of 60 years of age or above while 86% had co-morbidities.
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