Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi needs at least 2 lakh PPEs 'immediately', says Kejriwal govt; 183 new COVID-19 cases reported today
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said, 'Centre has promised us to provide personal protective equipment (PPEs). We have been told that 13,500 PPEs will be given tonight and 13,500 will be provided by tomorrow. Immediately we need at least 2 lakh PPEs.'
Coronavirus Outbreak: Prices of pulses touch three digits in Mumbai and Delhi; potato, onion and cooking oil rates go north across India
In the southern states, the price of Urad dal has gone up by more than Rs 20 per kilogram after the lockdown.
Coronavirus outbreak will push a vast section deeper into poverty and hunger; governments must take these steps to ease suffering
Despite the lockdown, state governments or the Union government should make special provisions to ensure that unemployed workers return home, either to be rid of the burden of paying extra for a roof, or to escape shelters and camps where an outbreak of COVID-19 could spread calamitously.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Nawayath Muslims in Karnataka's Bhatkal junk orthodoxy of Tablighi Jamaat, help authorities quarantine vulnerable, feed poor
When the rest of the country was grappling with Tablighi’s googly, Muslims from Bhatkal did not wait for the community leaders from the state outside to give diktats or plead them to cooperate with the government for implementing total lockdown or social distancing.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Maharashtra govt to accommodate people from Mumbai's densely populated areas in govt schools, fire brigade to sanitise community toilets
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: 'People are facing difficulty in staying home in densely populated areas of Mumbai because as many as 15 people live in a 10×10 feet room. So, we are planning to accommodate them in schools in order to ensure social distancing," said Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope.
Coronavirus Outbreak: In Assam, masks made out of Gamusa become a trendy, convenient way to fight off COVID-19 threat
Every Assamese can relate to the Gamusa emotionally and therefore its use can make the fight against the dreaded virus even more people-oriented.
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: After Mumbai, Pune makes masks mandatory in public places; count in Bihar reaches 39
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:A 38-year-old man with a travel history to Delhi tested positive for COVID-19 in Bihar on Wednesday, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 39. State epidemiologist Ragini Mishra said the patient hailed from Nawada, becoming the first person from the central Bihar district to test positive.
Coronavirus Outbreak: As end of lockdown approaches, Narendra Modi entrusts states, Cabinet colleagues to figure out road map for way ahead
India has so far been able to contain the pandemic compared to Europe and the US where the novel coronavirus cases have reached alarming proportions
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: No COVID-19 cases reported in Goa today; Maharashtra tally rises to 1,018
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: No COVID-19 cases in Goa on Tuesday, the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the state stands at seven, the state health department said.
Hospitals turning into containment zones will make fight against coronavirus tougher; India should prioritise safety of doctors
Doctors and nurses are the frontline warriors in the fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak. However, unfortunately, by the virtue of their roles, they are also bearing the brunt of the highly contagious disease.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Suspension of MPLADS could hurt local govts at a time when state-Centre synergy is vital
The current debate over the discontinuation of the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) shines a light on the issue of devolution of powers.
In 24 hours, 8 deaths reported in India, COVID-19 cases rise to 4,421 with 354 new cases; govt says cluster containment showing positive results
With 354 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total count of COVID-19 cases in India has gone up to 4,421, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said in its daily briefing on Tuesday.
Delhi plans to use rapid testing kits in Nizamuddin and Dilshad Garden, says Satyender Jain; 1 lakh kits to arrive on Friday
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday announced that his government will be using rapid testing kits to conduct test for coronavirus in the Nizamuddin and Dilshad Garden area
'Fear people in quarantine will be injected with Coronavirus and murdered': Assam MLA Aminul Islam arrested after audio tape goes viral
The legislator also alleged in the viral audio phone tape that the isolation wards set up by the government are worse than the detention centres.
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: 45-yr-old woman becomes first COVID-19 patient in Tripura; ICMR says over one lakh samples tested
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: One of ANI's editor Ishaan Prakash apologised for the news agency's inaccurate report on Telangana government's decision on extending the lockdown in the state.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Telangana reports 62 new cases, total rises to 283; Harsh Vardhan declares AIIMS-Jhajjar as dedicated COVID-19 hospital
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 62 new coronavirus positive cases were detected in Telangana on Sunday taking the total to 283. No patients were discharged and no deaths were reported.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Toll in India rises to 77, number of cases at 3,374; most deaths in Maharashtra, Gujarat
According to the ministry, Maharashtra has reported the most coronavirus deaths at 24, followed by Gujarat 10, Telengana seven, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi six each and Punjab five.
Health ministry reveals strategy to contain coronavirus into defined geographic areas as clusters emerge in many states
The government has drawn out a plan to contain coronavirus within a defined geographic area by early detection of cases, breaking the chain of transmission and thus preventing its spread to new areas