Returnees account for 72% of Bihar’s Covid cases in last 20 days
Friday, 22 May 2020 Bihar’s migrant workers, who have returned to the state amid the Covid lockdown, have accounted for an alarming 72% of the cases recorded in the past 20 days. The number of patients with novel coronavirus symptoms has doubled to 2,166 in just one week. The figure was 1,000 on May 15.
The health ministry also said the Covid-19 fatality rate has dropped from 3.13% to 3.02% since the lockdown was implemented while the recovery rate has improved to 41%. Pre-lockdown doubling rate of Covid-19 cases was 3.4 days, now it is 13.3. Congress president Sonia Gandhi held the first online...
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and his mother Rabri Devi visited Ranchi's RIMS hospital to check on jailed party chief Lalu Yadav's health. Lalu Prasad Yadav, whose health condition deteriorated, has been diagnosed with lung infection. Prasad's elder daughter and Rajya Sabha MP Misa Bharti reached Ranchi and met her father. Senior party leaders from the state were also seen making a beeline at the hospital. "Our family wants better treatment for him. Doctors to analyse what treatments can be provided here after all test reports come. He has already undergone heart surgery earlier and only 25% of his kidney is functional. He has also been diagnosed with pneumonia and he is facing difficulty in breathing. His situation is serious," Tejashwi said. On Thursday, the jailed RJD chief's developed breathing trouble with congestion in his chest. The former Bihar chief minister has been convicted in the fodder scam cases.
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Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal hoisted national flag on January 25 at Delhi Secretariat to mark Republic Day celebrations. "I hope this year we'll get rid of COVID-19. It was a difficult phase. People lost jobs, it was tough for govt too as no tax was received and we wondered how to pay salaries to our employees," Kejriwal said. Nation will celebrate its 72nd Republic Day on January 26 (Tuesday).
A Surat-based woman has taken upon herself to provide COVID-19 essentials to underprivileged people. Durriya Tapiya will drive a truck from Surat covering 13 states across India to distribute face masks, sanitisers, dustbins, sanitary pads among other essential items to the needy in 4500 underprivileged villages across 13 states. The ride will be known as 'Suraksha Setu Nationwide Truck Ride' and it will begin from 26th January. Durriya is also spreading awareness on Road Safety and Traffic.
Total of 262 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, the state government informed on May 31. "In last 24 hours, 262 new COVID19 positive cases have been..