Union Minister of Health Harsh Vardhan chaired 25th high-level meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) to discuss COVID-19 situation. He said, "For last 7 days, 180 districts in the country have not seen a single new case of COVID-19. 18 districts have not recorded any cases in last 14 days. 54 districts have not witnessed any new case in last 21 days."
The Drugs Controller General of India has granted permission for emergency use of therapeutic application of drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose or 2-DG as adjunct therapy. This was used to treat cancer and showed efficacy in Covid treatment.
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After being banned from Twitter, for making incendiary comments on West Bengal post-poll violence, Kangana Ranaut has now taken up Instagram to express her views. In her latest Instagram post, she has informed her followers that she has contracted the coronavirus. ]
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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."
Amid oxygen crisis across the country in wake of COVID-19 second wave, Government of India (GoI) is planning to use gaseous oxygen for medical purposes from the industries. While addressing a press conference over COVID situation in the country, Joint Secretary of Union Health Ministry, Lav Agarwal on May 03 informed, "We're planning to use gaseous oxygen for medical purposes. Industrial units that make oxygen which is suitable for medical purpose and are near cities, we're planning to make temporary COVID care centers with oxygenated beds around them."