Union Health Minister on April 20 said that the Centre is creating temporary beds in hospitals and is also working on increasing the manpower. "Last year, over 80% people were treated under home isolation. "Our start is good but we need to increase our facilities more," added Harsh Vardhan. Today, India reported over 2.59 lakh new COVID cases.
As Covid cases continue to surge across the nation, Health Minister harsh Vardhan has said that he is not in favour of a national lockdown. He said that a lockdown was necessary in the first wave when the government used the period to ramp up health infrastructure. ‘Over one year, people have learnt how to fight Covid. Now they know how to make the containment zones, do testing, tracing & treatment. Government of India has supported the states in all these things,’ the health minister said. Watch the full video for all the details.
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The country is celebrating Ram Navami today. Three hotel workers in Bengaluru dressed up as Lord Ram, Lord Krishna and Lord Hanuman on the occasion. Abhishek, Naveen and Basha distributed masks among people to spread COVID awareness. COVID has tightened its grip across the country and over 2.95 lakh new cases were reported today.
During Delhi Assembly session, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that 10 principles have been made in Delhi inspired by Ram Rajya. "I'm a devotee of Hanuman who was a devotee of Lord Ram. So I'm devotee of both. Lord Ram was the king of Ayodhya. It is said that everything was good during his rule. There was no sorrow. There was every facility. It was called 'Ram Rajya', which is a concept. We have made10 principles inspired by Ram Rajya in Delhi," said Delhi CM in Assembly.
1710 doses of COVID-19 vaccine including 1270 of Covishield and 440 of Covaxin and files were stolen from PPC centre at Civil Hospital in Jind in Haryana. Deputy CMO of Jind, Dr Ramesh Panchal said, "I'll also check our main store that keeps supply for entire district. I'll also inform officials." Police started investigation in the matter and said, "The video footage shows two people committing the crime. We are investigating the matter."
Hitting back at senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh for his critique of the government's COVID-19 management, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday alleged the second wave of the pandemic was..
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