Second wave of coronavirus has brought the country to its knees. With daily rising cases, Mumbai remains the worst-hit city as compared to the states of India. In last 24 hours, the financial capital reported 10,030 new COVID-19 positive cases, which is higher than the major states in country. While, states including Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan reported lesser number of cases as compared to Mumbai. Southern state of Tamil Nadu reported 3,645 cases, Karnataka witnessed 6150 fresh infections, 791 cases were seen in Uttarakhand. Meanwhile, states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh reported 2236, 3280, 428 new infections respectively, in last 24 hours. Hit hard by COVID-19, fresh cases in Mumbai took the tally to 4,72,332.
As the Covid wave in India continues to rage, renowned cardiologist Dr. Naresh Trehan talks about the warning signs and preventive steps for heart patients. Speaking exclusively to Hindustan Times’ Kumkum Chadha, Dr. Trehan explained how the virus can affect heart patients. Dr. Trehan talks about cases of heart attacks in patients who do not have a pre-existing history of heart-related ailments. Watch the full interview for more details.
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The 'Oxygen Express' carrying 10 oxygen tankers arrived in Lucknow from Jamshedpur in Jharkhand on May 04. The requirement of oxygen has soared in the country due to COVID situation. In view of this, Indian Railways is running 'Oxygen Express' trains to meet the demand.
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.
Four-year-old Anil Dewasi fell into a 90-feet-deep borewell in Rajasthan. The incident took place in the Lachhri village of Rajasthan's Jalore district. The boy was finally rescued after a 16-hour-long operation. Sub-divisional Magistrate Bhupendra Kumar Yadav told ANI that the child is safe. He has is admitted to the hospital and under the doctor's observation.
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A four-year-old boy was rescued after he fell into a nearly 90-feet-deep open borewell in Rajasthan's Jalore. Three teams of NDRF and one team of SDRF reached at the spot. He was rescued later after almost 14 hours of effort. He was taken to a hospital for first-aid. A villager had raised the alarm when he saw the boy slipping into the borewell.
A Station House Officer in Punjab has been suspended after a video showing him kicking a vegetable basket of a street vendor went viral on social media. Navdeep Singh, SHO (City) Phagwara, was seen damaging the property of a street side vegetable vendor. Punjab police have now not only suspended the policeman but also initiated departmental enquiry against him. The officers of Kapurthala Police have contributed from their salaries to provide compensation to the vegetable vendor. The Punjab government had ordered the closure of all shops not selling essential commodities till May 15. Watch the full video for all the details.
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In a viral video from Punjab's Kapurthala, a police official was seen kicking a basket kept on a vegetable vendor's cart. The incident took place on May 05 and after preliminary investigation, the SHO has been suspended. Kapurthala SSP Kanwardeep Kaur said, "We received a video in which SHO city was seen kicking a basket kept on a vegetable vendor's cart. We have verified it and have help preliminary enquiry. And it was revealed that the incident took place at around 12 in Fagwada. Considering the seriousness of the situation, SHO city has been suspended. We have initiated investigation against them."
Delhi’s top doctor explains who can donate plasma to Covid patients. Dr Sanjay Raina also tells when a person should donate plasma. Dr. Raina said anybody between the age of 18-55 years can donate plasma. Watch the full video for more details.
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A crowd in Sangamner of Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra was seen attacking and chasing a State Reserve Police Force personnel who had gone to disperse the huge assembly of people. An FIR was registered against several people, including 5 named accused. The accused are currently absconding.
Top Doctors Dr MS Kanwar (Apollo Hospital) and Dr Amit Thadani (Niramaya Hospital) explain the merits of CT-Scans for Covid-19 positive patients in this latest edition of InFocus.. Earlier on Tuesday,..
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