Uttarakhand Minister Subodh Uniyal on May said, "Uttarakhand government has decided to impose 'COVID Curfew' between 6 am on May 11 and 6 am on May 18 across the state to contain the spread of the disease.
Essential services will be allowed during this period." "Interstate travellers will now have to produce negative RT-PCR result not older than 72 hours and will have to register themselves on the Dehradun administration's portal.
People of Uttarakhand coming from outside will have to undergo 7-day isolation," he added.
Days after a preliminary probe by the Uttarakhand health department that suggested many out of four lakh Covid-19 test results issued during the Kumbh festival in Haridwar were fake, a detailed investigation into the reports revealed that at least 1 lakh test reports were forged by a private agency.
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The Government said that, as of 9am on Saturday, there had been a further 10,321 lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UK.The Government also said a further 14 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 127,970.Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 153,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
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After comedian D.L. Hughley recovered from Covid-19, his experience of the health care system inspired him to write a manual on ‘How to Survive America.’ “People have this notion that whatever happens to us is our fault.”
Vaccination drive for 18-45 age groups will start after first week of May, informed Health Secretary of Uttarakhand, Amit Negi on April 30 during a press conference in Dehradun. "GoI has allotted around 1,22,000 doses of Covishield and around 42,000 doses of Covaxin to Uttarakhand for vaccination of those above 45 years. Vaccination drive for 18-45 age groups will start after first week of May, after we receive the vaccines," Negi said.
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) issued a new Covid-19 testing advisory on Tuesday that recommends using more rapid antigen tests in the wake of the massive surge in cases that has put huge pressure on India’s healthcare system. ICMR has also suggested reducing RT-PCR tests to take the load off the existing laboratories. CT-Scans vs. RT-PCR vs. Rapid Antigen: Which test to do and when. Top Doctors Dr MS Kanwar (Apollo Hospital) & Dr Amit Thadani (Niramaya Hospital), join us to address your queries at 6pm. Do start sending in your questions.
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Due to the surge in COVID cases and fatalities in Nepal, a cabinet meeting decided the closure of International Flights starting from Wednesday. Serpentine lines were seen outside the terminal of International Airport. On Wednesday, Tribhuwan International Airport remained packed with travelers before closure. Police personnel were seen requesting people to maintain social distancing. Nepal has announced to produce RT-PCR report before boarding the flight.
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"..