Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij informed about the telemedicine services which is going to start from May 06 across state in order to assist people in taking Ayurvedic medicines depending on symptoms. "Corona has a huge role in Ayurvedic medicine. People do not know when to take which medicine. So I started telemedicine service from today. When someone calls on 1075, the team of specialist doctors will tell which medicines to take in which symptoms," said Home Minister Anil Vij.
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on May 04 appealed people to donate healthcare equipment due to unprecedented rise in COVID-19 cases in the state. He also directed hospitals with more than 50-bed capacity to have their own oxygen generation plant. "In view of rising COVID-19 cases, we need to create additional bed capacity. I urge people to donate healthcare equipment. We have made it mandatory for hospitals with more than 50-bed capacity to have their own oxygen generation plant and they have to complete this within six months. The initiative has been taken to gear up for the future,"said Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij.
Health Minister of Haryana, Anil Vij, on May 02 announced a one-week lockdown, starting from May 03, in the state to curb the spread of COVID-19. Except essential services, everything remain closed in the state, Vij added. "A complete lockdown for 7 days will help break the chain of COVID-19 infection. During the lockdown, essential services will be allowed," Vij told media persons.
Lockdown extended in UP due to surge in COVID cases. However, locals paid no heed to it at a fruit and vegetable market in Varanasi. A huge crowd with no social distancing was seen at the market and with no fear of COVID; they went to buy fruits and vegetables. Lockdown has been extended till May 17 in UP.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 09 announced that lockdown will continue in the national capital in order to curb the spread of virus. Lockdown has been extended by 1 week and will end at 5 am on May 17. "Delhi Metro services will be suspended during this period," said CM Kejriwal.
The NSPCC's Childline helpline will receive at least £100,000 from a competition with a £3 million luxury house as its top prize.Childline's founder Dame Esther Rantzen said the charity had received messages from 'desperate' children during lockdown, and had lost volutneers to Covid-19.The online fundraising platform Omaze hopes to raise £500,000 for Childline in a competition that will see one person win a £3 million luxury house in Devon. The coastal property boasts five bedrooms and an infinity pool, and the winner will be able to live in it, rent it out or sell it.
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As more bodies in the river surfaced today in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, corpses were seen floating under a bridge near the border between the two states. Maharashtra on Tuesday said it is "slowing down"..