Assam governmet assures people of no coronavirus infection in state
Sunday, 2 February 2020 Assam minister of state for health and family welfare Pijush Hazarika said the person, who recently came from Kerala, was admitted to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital for suspected coronavirus infection. "He was kept in isolation ward and given treatment. He is still in hospital and we are closely monitoring the situation," Hazarika said.
Over 40 Assam cops donated blood plasma after beating Covid-19. Assam Police organized a blood donation camp in Guwahati on August 01. It was organized in collaboration with State Health Department & National Health Mission. As per reports, a total of 67 personnel of Assam Police volunteered to donate plasma for treatment of COVID-19 patients out of which 43 personnel were found eligible to donate plasma. They were felicitated by Minister of Health Himanta Biswa Sarma, Minister of State, Health department Pijush Hazarika, DGP Assam Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, Harmit Singh, ADGP(A), M P Gupta, Commissioner of Police Guwahati and other dignitaries. On Aug 01, 1,457 new positive cases pushed the Covid-19 count to 41,726 in Assam. Watch the full video for more details.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 01:16Published
While addressing in the Lok Sabha during 1st day of monsoon session, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan spoke on COVID-19 pandemic. He said, "Maximum cases and deaths primarily reported from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal, Bihar, Telangana, Odisha, Assam, Kerala and Gujarat. All these reported more than 1 lakh cases." "With our endeavour to manage COVID-19, India has been able to limit its cases and deaths per million to 3,328 cases per million and 55 deaths per million population respectively, which is one of the lowest in the world as compared to similarly affected countries," Health Minister added.
The flower sales are usually high in Assam ahead of the Vishwakarma Puja, but this year, the sellers are facing hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the flower sellers, they have not made profits after the COVID-19 lockdown. The coronavirus pandemic has dampened one of their best seasons for business. Usually, during this festival, flowers are bought for offerings and decorations at the temples. Vishwakarma Jayanti will be celebrated on September 16.
Police used water cannons on National Students' Union of India (NSUI) workers in Kerala's Kochi. They used water cannons during their protest march to the police commissioner's office on September 16. Protestors demanded the resignation of Kerala Minister KT Jaleel for his alleged role in the Kerala gold smuggling case.
43 police personnel who recovered from COVID-19 donated their blood plasma at the camp in Assam on August 01. Assam Police in collaboration with State Health Department and National Health Mission organised the plasma donation camp at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital. So far, 9,814 active COVID cases have been recorded in the state.
US Vice President Mike Pence has been appointed by President Donald Trump to oversee the nation's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
According to Business Insider, Pence quickly announced that Dr...
Kerala has been successful in containing the spread of coronavirus, said Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Friday.
"We can say that we have succeeded in... Mid-Day Also reported by •Reuters India •IndiaTimes