Wednesday, 15 July 2020 At least 99 doctors have died of Covid-19 and 1,302 were affected in India, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) said on Wednesday. The doctors’ body said the case fatality rate stood at a significant 8%. Maharashtra accounted for over 20% of the deaths in doctors, highest among states.
Hundreds from a group calling themselves 'Resist and Act' have gathered in central London to rally against Covid-19 vaccines and public health restrictions.
Scuffles broke out between protesters and police, after the crowds formed human blockades opposite the officers to stop them from making arrests. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Ahead of their season's opening match against Kings XI Punjab, the head coach of Delhi Capitals Ricky Ponting on September 19 said that IPL 2020 is going to be very different due to COVID-19 pandemic, and so will the preparations of Delhi Capitals. "Certainly it's going to be different, our preparations for playing this IPL is going to be different in anyway. The boys and the whole squad here have been under very strict COVID protocols which is unusual and different. So once we get to play our first game, playing in every stadium will be different there will some challenges there for the boys, but I do think that once the game starts I think we will get support from all around India and certainly in Delhi for the capitals," said Ponting ahead of their first match against Kings XI Punjab.
Two people have been killed and 14 have been left injured after a mass shooting in Rochester, New York state.
The attack happened at a gathering of about 100 people, which police said was breaking Covid-19 restrictions.
Interim Police Chief Mark Simmons added none of those wounded are believed to have sustained life-threatening injuries.
This comes after Rochester Police Department was rocked by the suffocation death of Daniel Prude. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Indian Medical Association (IMA) Secretary General RV Asokan reacted on country's single-day spike of over 80,000 cases. Asokan said that instead of focusing on the number of cases, the country should focus on reducing death rate. "There has been a single-day spike of over 80,000 cases. IMA feels that the country is nearing the peak. We may reach the first place in the world in a couple of weeks. But we also have to look at the brighter side of it. The case fatality rate in the country is falling. Instead of number of cases, we should focus on reducing deaths," he said. India has recorded more than 83,300 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
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R.V. Asokan Secretary General Indian Medical Association on September 4 reacted on country's record of 83,883 Covid cases in 24 hours. He said that instead of focusing on number of increasing cases, country should focus on reducing the death rates. He said, "IMA feels that country is nearing the peak, and the country may reach the first place in the week but we have to look at the brighter side that the COVID case fatality rate is falling."
Water level of Jayakwadi Dam was increased following the heavy rainfall in the area. Jayakwadi Dam gates were opened on September 18 to release the excess water. Maharashtra's Beed is receiving heavy rainfall from the last few days.
Migrant labourers, who had left for their native places during coronavirus lockdown, are being brought back by their employers to project sites in cities. "It's been four months, I have returned home due to coronavirus lockdown," said migrant labourer Dharmendra. "Don't want to leave family, but don't have another option, in Maharashtra we can earn better and save for our family," Dharmendra added, who work in a steel company. Subhash is also going back with Dharmendra along with their employer Shyam Kumar, who came all the way from Maharashtra to bring them back to work. "We are facing shortage of labourers, came here to take them with us," said Shyam Kumar.