In a viral video from Ahmedabad's Navapura village, a massive crowd of women was seen violating COVID protocols as women headed to offer prayers at the Baliyadev Temple. Without ensuring social distancing, women gathered at one place with earthen pots on their head. Police has taken action against 23 people including village sarpanch.
At least 18 people died after fire broke out at a Covid hospital in Gujarat's Bharuch. The massive blaze broke out in Covid-19 ward of the hospital at 1 am on Saturday. There were around 50 other patients at the 4-storey Welfare Hospital when fire broke out. Bharuch SP, Rajendrasinh Chudasama said, “A fire broke out at a Covid hospital in Bharuch due to a short circuit. As per our preliminary report, at least 12 patients have died due to fire.” Meanwhile PM Modi has expressed grief over the loss of lives and offered condolences to families of victims. CM Vijay Rupani announced Rs 4 lakh assistance for the kin of the deceased in hospital fire. The hospital is situated on Bharuch-Jambusar highway, around 190 km from Ahmedabad. Around 50 patients were rescued by locals, firefighters & shifted to nearby hospitals.
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In a beautiful scenario, COVID patients were seen offering prayers and remembering God during this tough time of coronavirus at SVP Hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. Doctors and nurses also accompanied them in praying. The whole environment of the hospital looked calm.
The 'Royal Challengers Bangalore' was seen at the Mumbai airport as they're travelling to Ahmedabad for their next match with 'Delhi Capitals'. The match will be held at Narendra Modi stadium on April 27. Meanwhile, 'Rajasthan Royals' is all set to lock horns with 'Mumbai Indians'. They're travelling to Delhi as match is scheduled to be held on April 29 at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium.
A Delhi-based dentist Dr Dimple Arora Chawla was seven months pregnant when she tested Covid positive in April. Soon after she went into labour, and the 34-year-old lost her unborn baby. The next day, she herself lost her life to the virus. She leaves behind her three-year-old son and her husband, Ravish Chawla. Ravish, after her demise, shared a video where she gave out her last message to the world.
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Pressing demand for medical oxygen in Kashmir as coronavirus cases remain on the uptick have people travelling miles for the life saving gas. Industrial plants producing the gas are working 24/7. Non-Covid patients who need medical oxygen treatment for their conditions are finding it hard to come by the gas.
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Can intranasal vaccines be the next gamechanger in the fight against Covid 19? Some argue they can as intranasal sprays are easier to administer and reduce the use of consumables like syringes, needles. They may also be better at cutting infection and transmission. Here's how.
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While Covid-19 cases and deaths continue to wreak havoc in the country, the new fear of mucormycosis or black fungus is causing more worries. Maharashtra has reported more deaths caused by the black fungus while the government has said there may be 2,000 cases of mucormycosis in the state. On Monday, Odisha also reported its first case of mucormycosis while Delhi, Gujarat and a few other states have already detected cases of the feared black fungus.
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India’s devastating second wave of Covid-19 shows no sign of abating and there are signs the virus is spreading fast into rural areas. CNN’s Sam Kiley reports from a remote village in the state of Gujarat where 90 people have died in the last month.
From almost 2 dozen patients reportedly going 'missing' from a Delhi hospital, to Gujarat government taking steps against rising cases of 'black fungus' - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. 23 patients at Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital, run by a civic body, reportedly left the facility without informing. Ten states and Union Territories in India account for over 71% of all new cases. Meanwhile, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir extended restrictions amid high cases. Watch the full video for the other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.
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