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.
India extended 'deep appreciation' to nations providing priority requirements to battle Covid-19. It said that the pandemic 'sharpened our awareness' of the depth of global interdependence. India added that it provided vaccines, medical equipment to over 150 countries last year. “Covid sharpened world’s awareness of depth of global interdependence. The world is only as resilient as the least resilient country. It's imperative for countries to coordinate responses to pandemic challenges. The pandemic has also underlined the need of global solidarity,” Foreign secretary, Harsh Vardhan Shringla said. He added, “Over past year, we provided vaccines, medical equipment to over 150 countries. We extend deep appreciation to those providing priority requirements.” India provided Covid vaccines to its neighbours as well as nations in Latin America, Africa. As per May 7 MEA data, a total of 66.37 million Made-in-India vaccines have been sent to 95 nations.
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As the country is reeling under the horrific second wave of pandemic and acute oxygen shortage, a start-up in Hyderabad came up with a invention to address the crisis. 'The Phi Factory' has created a portable oxygenerator, which works on Hydrogen Peroxide, under the name 'Project Vayuputra'. Vayuputra has been developed with an objective to support COVID-19 patients who are under home isolation. Price of this oxygenerator would be around Rs. 2,500 to Rs. 2,600 that includes the oxygenerator along with 10x2 liter bottles of Hydrogen Peroxide.
24 states including Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have more than 15% positivity rate for COVID-19 in their daily infections, informed Union Health Ministry. "Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Haryana and Bihar have a high caseload," said Arti Ahuja, Additional Secretary (Health) while addressing a press conference in Delhi.
Police are conducting raids on the outskirts of Delhi and Haryana in order to nab wrestler Sushil Kumar who is absconding. The police are looking for the 2 time Olympic medallist after the victim of a brawl, in which a youth was beaten to death, claimed Sushil Kumar was also involved.
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