As the number of COVID cases is increasing in Bihar, state Health Minister Mangal Pandey on May 06 said the state government has now given the power to District Magistrate and medical colleges' superintendent to appoint doctors, nurses and paramedical staff for 3 months during this COVID period. "As cases are rising in the state we need more manpower to increase beds in hospitals. District Magistrate and medical colleges' superintendents can now appoint doctors, nurses and paramedical staff for 3 months during this COVID period," Pandey told ANI.
After Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on May 5 announced lockdown till May 15, state Health Minister Mangal Pandey today appealed people with folded hand to follow the lockdown guidelines strictly. "Today the lockdown has been implemented in Bihar. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has taken this decision after discussing with all concerned. This was necessary for the state. I request everyone to follow the rules of lockdown," Pandey said.
Speaking on COVID situation in the state, Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on May 03 said the government is increasing beds in Patna as well as in other medical college hospitals. "We're increasing beds in Patna as well as in other medical college hospitals. We've a continuous supply of oxygen and we're allotting oxygen to hospitals as per their need. We're also working on increasing the availability of oxygen," Pandey told ANI.
As the central government asks states to notify black fungus or mucormycosis an epidemic, an infection called white fungus is now creating panic.These new cases of white fungus have been found in Patna, Bihar, and this infection is more dangerous than black fungus.White Fungus can be caused due to low immunity or if people come in contact with things that contain these moulds like water.
Former MP from Bihar and Jan Adhikar Party chief Rajiv Ranjan known as Pappu Yadav was arrested on Tuesday morning from his Patna residence for alleged violation of Covid-19 lockdown norms. Bihar is under a 10-day lockdown till May 15. Yadav suggested his arrest was politically motivated. He said he has been helping needy families in the last 1.5 months despite undergoing an operation.
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Police Economic Wing Unit conducted raids at various places in Patna over black marketing of Remdesivir injections. The demand of Remdesivir injections has increased amid COVID crisis. DSP of Patna Economic Wing Unit, Bhaskar Ranjan said, "We are investigating in the matter."
Speaking on black marketing of medicines, Additional Director General of Police of Bihar, Jitendra Kumar said the Economic Offences Unit is taking necessary steps towards it. Additional Director General of Police of Bihar, Jitendra Kumar said, "Bihar government has imposed lockdown from May 05. We have given 5 companies of police force to Patna to implement lockdown strictly. We have also instructed them to minimise officials in offices and send them on ground to enforce lockdown." He further said, "Economic Offences Unit is taking necessary steps to tackle black-marketing of medicines. We have registered three cases in Patna, seized 50 oxygen cylinders and arrested four people in this matter."
Bharat Biotech's Covaxin is 77.8 per cent effective in protecting against COVID-19 according to data from Phase III trials conducted on 25,800 participants across India. The data was submitted to the DCGI over the weekend.
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said it is his "hope and expectation" that the government will lift all remaining Covid restrictions on July 19th, saying the UK will have got "extra jabs in more people's arms" during the four-week delay. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Brazil, the second country in the world most affected by COVID-19, after the United States, registered 69,074 confirmed cases and 1,595 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, figures that are a new..