Five states account for over 70% of India's active Covid-19 cases: Government
Sunday, 11 April 2021 The five states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala cumulatively account for 70.82 per cent of India's active Covid-19 cases which have breached the 11-lakh mark for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic, the Union health ministry said on Saturday. India's total active caseload has increased to 11,08,087 and it now comprises 8.29 per cent of the country's total infections.
Amid growing demand of Remdesivir injections and shortage in parts of India due to rising COVID cases, Government of India prohibited the export of the drug and its Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients till the COVID19 situation in the country improves. Remedesvir is considered to be a key drug to...
Ever since the pandemic began, people have come up with the most bizarre solutions for the virus, But this man's advertisement beats them all. It has Going viral on the social media after he suggested a foolproof solution to get rid of the Covid-19 virus by just changing the spellings. According to the man, who is from Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh, the pandemic will end if we start writing Corona as Caronaa and Covid-19 as Covviyd-19.
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In these challenging times of the COVID-19 crisis, Ludhiana-based steel company helping government and people with O2 cylinders. Amid COVID second wave, India is reeling under acute shortage of medical oxygen. The people across the globe are leaving no stone unturned and are being the backbone of each other. Immunity kits are also being arranged for the needy by Vardhman Special Steels Limited.
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia on May 09 slammed Central government over COVID vaccines exported to other countries. He said, "Govt of India exported COVID vaccines to 93 countries in last 3 months. It gave 6.5 crore doses to them. Around 1 lakh people have died of COVID during the second wave in India. If not exported, these vaccines could have saved the lives of these people." "Was it (export of vaccines to other countries) done just to improve the image of Central government?" he asked.
Bigg Boss 13 contestant and Youtuber Hindustani Bhau was arrested by the Mumbai police at Shivaji Park on Saturday for leading a protest there to cancel the 12th board exams in Maharashtra. According to reports, Hindustani Bhau had used an ambulance to travel to the park to stage the protest in order to deceive the police since the vehicle is not stopped at any checkpoint.
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After several members of a family died post drinking homeopathy medicine containing 91 percent alcohol, Chhattisgarh government is mulling to restart online delivery of liquor amid the lockdown, like last year. "Liquor shops are closed. Sale and purchase attempts of alcohol are being made from other states. People died in Bilaspur after consuming medicines in absence of alcohol. So our Govt's thinking of implementing online delivery of liquor, like last lockdown," said state's Excise Minister Kawasi Lakhma.
Health Minister of Chhattisgarh, TS Singh Deo on May 08 said the state government will receive 3.50 lakh doses of Covishield today and the further vaccination will go on with this. "We received 1.50 lakh Covaxin doses from Bharat Biotech on May 1 and the vaccination is going on with that. We'll receive 3.50 lakh doses of Covishield today and the vaccination will further go on with this," Deo said media persons.
The country is witnessing exponential surge in COVID-19 cases and because of which several states have imposed lockdown in order to break the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Kerala Government too has imposed a nine-day lockdown to contain disease transmission. The streets wore a deserted look in Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala police was on strict vigil to enforce lockdown restrictions. Only essential services have been exempted of the restrictions. The state-wide lockdown which was enforced from May 8 will end on 16, 2021.
So far, 1,37,22,160 doses have been administered in the Uttar Pradesh, in which 1,09,37,928 people took the first jab, and 27,84,232 people have taken both the doses of the vaccine, informed Additional Chief Secretary of Health, Amit Mohan Prasad on May 09 during virtual press conference.
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath inspected Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) built COVID-19 hospital at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) premises on May 09. The DRDO is setting up a 750-beddded makeshift COVID hospital at BHU premises. UP recorded 26,847 new cases, 34,721 recoveries and 298 deaths on May 08.
As the country is reeling under the horrific second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, locals in Shivamogga thronged the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) market turning eyes from COVID-19 protocols. COVID protocols including social distancing norms were flouted at the market. Karnataka is observing Janta Curfew during the weekend to curb the spread of the virus. A two-week lockdown will remain in place across the state between May 10 andMay 24.
As India faces a severe medical oxygen shortage even as Covid-19 cases continue to mount in record numbers, the Supreme Court set up an expert task force to handle the issue. The panel, consisting of 10 eminent doctors and 2 top bureaucrats from the Central government, has been tasked with ensuring delivery of oxygen across the country in a streamlined fashion. Recently, the apex court ruled against the Union government in 2 cases concerning oxygen supply to Karnataka and Delhi. Watch the full video for more.
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