A 1,000-bed hospital is being built for COVID patients in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district which will start functioning from the end of this month. According to District Collector Deepak Singh construction work of the hospital in full swing and the hospital will be completed within the next three weeks. "This month, a target has been set to commission the 1,000 bed hospital. The work is going on very fast. Hopefully, in the next two weeks, we will complete the civil work. We will start the hospital by making arrangements in the next one week."
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan on May 09 informed Moil company will set up 350 (oxygen) bedded COVID care centre in the state at different locations, amid acute shortage across the country in wake of COVID second wave. "State govt and Centre govt are fighting together against COVID-19. Moil to set up 350 (oxygen) bedded COVID care centre in MP at different locations. They will also be providing us 350 oxygen concentrators and 50 ventilators," CM said to ANI.
Bhopal district administration on May 09 announced that COVID-19 induced curfew in the state capital will be extended till May 17. In wake of COVID-19 infection surge, curfew was imposed on April 12 and was extended subsequently after every 1 week. Essential services and emergency travel are exempted from movement restrictions.
Petrol and diesel prices witnessed a minor surge in the national capital and stood at Rs 90.74 and Rs 81.12 per litre, respectively on Wednesday. The petrol prices were increased by 19 paise per litre and diesel by 21 paise in Delhi. Rates have been increased across the country and differ from state to state depending on the incidence of value-added tax. In Mumbai, the price of petrol and diesel stood at Rs 97.12 and Rs 88.19 per litre respectively. The price of petrol and diesel in Chennai was Rs 92.70 and Rs 86.09 per litre respectively and Rs 90.92 and Rs 83.98 per litre in Kolkata. Meanwhile, Congress slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the rise in the prices of petrol and diesel."Elections are over, Modi ji has shown taken off his mask, petrol-diesel prices started increasing; Modi ji, now it has been proved that you decide the price of petrol and diesel, not oil companies," tweeted Madhya Pradesh Congress in Hindi. They also shared a newspaper clipping whose headline reads "Petrol and diesel prices increased as soon as elections are over. Petrol in Bhopal up by 24 and diesel by 22 paise".
As the country is reeling under the devastating second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, several cities of Madhya Pradesh have been adversely affected by the virus too. Due to surplus in COVID infections, Janta curfew is underway in Bhopal. Police was on strict vigil to ensure the COVID guidelines and restrictions in the city. Janta curfew in Bhopal has been extended till May 07 to break chain of transmission.
Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inspected an under construction 1000-bedded COVID Care Center in Sagar on May 09. The senior officials of Bharat Oman Refinery Limited were also present. This temporary COVID-19 facility will boost emergency healthcare in Sagar.
In a video that went viral, a man was heard talking about prices of injections to a journalist and he mistakenly called the injection Remdesivir as Remo D'Souza. This was how the director reacted.
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