Jeremih Transferred Out of ICU After COVID Scare, On Road to Recovery
Saturday, 21 November 2020 () Jeremih is gonna be alright -- at least that's what his family is signaling after revealing he's out of the ICU and on his way to recovering after coming down with COVID-19. The R&B singer's family tells TMZ ... Jeremih has been transferred out…
Delhi government and Centre have been working to handle the capital’s Covid-19 situation. Delhi’s health minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday said the number of beds has been increased in the hospitals. Jain added that around 400 beds have been added at the hospitals in Delhi. More beds are to be added, the minister said. Over 3.7 lakh people in Delhi have been surveyed, as per reports. Meanwhile, Delhi’s local market in Sarojini Nagar saw a surge in footfall on Sunday. People were seen flouting social distancing norms in the market. Watch the full video for more details.
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Delhi's Health Minister Satyendra Jain November 22 informed that government have increased the number of beds in hospitals and ICU beds also increased by 400. "We have increased the number of beds in hospitals. ICU beds have also been increased by 400, more will be added in the days to come," said Health Minister Jain.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Chief Ministers via video-conferencing on Nov 24. PM Modi said "Seeing good recovery rates, many think virus is weak and they'll recover soon, this has lead to rampant carelessness. Those working on vaccine are doing it but we need to focus on ensuring that people are alert and transmission is curbed. We have to bring positivity rate under 5%." He further said, "Vaccine distribution strategy will be chalked out in collective coordination with states. States must also start working on cold storage facilities."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Chief Ministers via video-conferencing on Nov 24. He said, "Government of India is keeping a track of each step in vaccine development. We are in touch with Indian vaccine developers and manufacturers. We are also in touch with global regulators, governments of other countries, multinational organisations and international companies." He further said, "It is not certain whether there will be one, two or three doses of a vaccine. It is also not decided what will be the price of the vaccine. We still don't have answers to these questions."
Mortal remains of former chief minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi was brought to Rajiv Bhawan (Assam Pradesh Congress Committee) in Guwahati on November 24. He passed away on November 23 at GMCH in Guwahati. Gogoi was undergoing treatment at GMCH for post-COVID complications. His health condition was in critical stage.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged state governments to start work on cold storage facilities during his meeting with Chief Ministers to discuss the Covid crisis. ‘Today I spoke to chief ministers of states where the situation is deteriorating. Discussions over the status and distribution of vaccine took place and the picture is clearer now. As a result of joint efforts, today India is in a better situation than other countries when it comes to recovery and fatality rates. Vaccine distribution strategy will be chalked out in collective coordination with states. States must also start working cold storage facilities,’ PM Modi said in his closing remarks. PM Modi also said that efforts need to be made to bring the positivity rate under 5% and the fatality rate under 1%. ‘We need to speed up our efforts to reduce transmission of the virus. Testing, confirmation, contact tracing and data must be given top priority,’ he said. The Prime Minister also urged Chief Ministers to share their vaccine distribution plans with the Centre. He also warned people to guard against any form of laxity in dealing with the virus. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Giving a boost to education for girls, a 100-bed girls hostel is coming up in Bantooru village in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. The upcoming hostel will be handed over to the Union Territory government in next two months as almost 90% of construction has been completed. Roads and Bridges (RandB) department of Kashmir is executing the construction work under the centrally sponsored scheme 'Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan' (RMSA). The total cost of the project is around Rs 2.70 crore. Centre had announced some years back the construction of 44 girl hostels in educationally backward blocks (EBBs) to facilitate stay of girl students of secondary and higher secondary schools in rural areas of Kashmir. The main objective of the scheme is to retain girl child in secondary schools so that they don't lose the opportunity to continue their studies due to distance to schools, financial constraints or other societal factors. The residents of Bantooru village hailed the step to ensure greater accessibility of education to girl child, and will also help in boosting economic development in the area.