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Covid-19: IMA issues 7-day ultimatum to Maharashtra on price cap move

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 15 September 2020 ()
The Indian Medical Association on Tuesday said it would stop work and hand over hospitals to the Maharashtra government to operate if the latter does not reverse a price cap decision in seven days.
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Covid-19 | 'We should focus on reducing death rate': IMA Secretary General [Video]

Covid-19 | 'We should focus on reducing death rate': IMA Secretary General

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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COVID-19: Should focus on reducing death rates, says IMA Secretary General [Video]

COVID-19: Should focus on reducing death rates, says IMA Secretary General

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."

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Covid: ‘50 lakh cases but almost 45 lakh recoveries’, says Health Secretary [Video]

Covid: ‘50 lakh cases but almost 45 lakh recoveries’, says Health Secretary

With India recording the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries in the world, the government on Tuesday said that for the past four consecutive days the number of daily recovered cases surpassed the new infections reported per day. Addressing a press briefing, Union Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said India has the highest number of recovered cases in the world at 44,97,867. "India's COVID-19 cases share is 17.7 per cent of global infections, while those who have recuperated are 19.5 per cent of total recoveries in world. The daily recoveries from COVID-19 more than number of new infections reported per day since past four consecutive days," he said.

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Maharashtra: Death toll in Bhiwandi building collapse rises to 18

The death toll in the three-storey building collapse incident in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi rose to 18, said the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
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Maharashtra: Death toll in Bhiwandi building collapse rises to 20

The death toll in the three-storey building collapse incident in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi rose to 20, said the Thane Municipal Corporation
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Maharashtra: Death toll in Bhiwandi building collapse rises to 17

The death toll in the three-storey building collapse incident in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi rose to 17, said the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
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