A school teacher in Mumbai has come forward to help Covid patients amid the second wave. Dattatraya Sawant is providing free rickshaw service from hospital to home & visa versa. Sawant drives the auto-rickshaw by himself & provides free ride to Covid-19 patients. Sawant said that he takes all precautions like wearing a PPE kit, sanitisation & others. Sawant, who lives in Ghatkopar, is an English teacher at Gyansagar Vidya Mandir School. The Mumbai man has been providing free services in northeast Mumbai for the last few days. Meanwhile, many people have come forward & have been providing financial help to Sawant. The Mumbai man said that he has provided free travel to over 26 Covid patients in the last few days.
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A man in MP's Bhopal has turned his three-wheeler into an ambulance-like vehicle. Javed Khan, an auto driver, is providing ambulance service to Covid patients free of cost. Khan's auto is equipped with an oxygen cylinder, a PPE kit, sanitiser & an oximeter. This comes as many face shortage of oxygen, bed & ambulance amid the second Covid wave. “I saw people in distress on news & social media due to unavailability of ambulances. While some carried their relatives on shoulders, others pulled them on carts. Sold my wife's chain & bought an oxygen cylinder to turn my auto into an ambulance,” Khan said. The auto driver said he has helped many in Bhopal with his ambulance service in the last 15-20 days. People seeking help in & around the city can reach out to Khan, who is available 24*7.
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A couple in Madhya Pradesh tied the knot in a ceremony where the bride and groom were both donning PPE kits. The groom had tested positive on 19th of April, 2021 and both were seen performing all rituals with their PPE kits. Some family members and policemen were also present at the ceremony. Gatherings for social and religious purposes have been restricted in Madhya Pradesh and in several states across India, to slow the spread of Covid. The state has limited the number of people at weddings to 50. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Crowds at this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo have been capped at 50 per cent of a venue’s capacity, up to a maximum of 10,000.Spectators will be asked to refrain from shouting or even talking loudly, and to travel directly to the venue and return home immediately afterwards. However, they are unlikely to be asked to prove they are negative for Covid-19, or fully vaccinated.
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Children in Brazil have been dying from Covid-19 at higher rates than nearly anywhere else in the world. Doctors and researchers say the country’s higher child death rate stems from several issues but the main culprit is social inequality. CNN’s Isa Soares reports.
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A chip-fitted pigeon was caught in Gujarat's Vadodara. It had a ring and a small device on its leg. According to Gujarat Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (GSPCA), "Device may have been strung for some research purposes. Device sent to Gandhinagar for FSL tests, cops are investigating incident, pigeon is in custody of Forest Department".
In wake of COVID-19 spread, governments had issued guidelines for marriage which included avoiding large gatherings. Following these protocols, a couple in Vadodara opted for court marriage but called in guests for their reception. Couple brought in a twist at their reception, and had set up a blood donation camp. Around 50 guests who came to attend the reception donated the blood.
The Crime Branch busted a racket involved in black marketing of Remdesivir injections and arrested five people in Vadodara. Commissioner of Police of Vadodara, Shamsher Singh said, "We've seized 90 injections and Rs 2 lakhs from the accused. So far, they've sold 300-400 injections. Probe is underway."