Containment Zones News
Local curbs allowed, but no lockdown outside containment zones without consulting Centre: MHA guidelines
The home ministry set out the rules in the guidelines for "Surveillance, Containment and Caution", which will take effect from 1 December to 31 December
'Still on ascending arm of epidemic,’ says ex-ICMR epidemiology head as coronavirus goes from high-rises to hinterland
We have still a big chunk of our population which has not been exposed to the virus, says Lalit Kant, former head, epidemiology and communicable diseases, Indian Council of Medical Research
Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reports 23, 350 COVID-19 cases in single day, total cases surge to 9,07,212
Coronavirus Updates: The number of recoveries in the state stands at 6,44,400, while there are 2,35,857 active patients, said the state health department
Delhi govt likely to increase COVID-19 containment zones due to lockdown relaxations, 'doubling' of testing rate
Officials said the rise in the number of COVID-19 containment zones has been congruent with the increase in cases in the National Capital
Mildly ill COVID-19 patients can be discharged in nine or more days after symptom onset: Hong Kong study
According to the research, patients with mild or moderate illness might be less contagious eight days after symptom onset.
COVID-19 Unlock 3.0 in India: Night curfew lifted, gyms to open from 5 Aug; lockdown till 31 Aug in containment zones
The new guidelines were announced even as India's COVID-19 cases crossed 15 lakh with over 48,000 new cases and 768 deaths reported on Wednesday.
The state govt said that all offices and transport facilities in these 'broad-based' areas will be shut from 5 pm on Thursday
Karnataka implements complete lockdown on five Sundays till 2 August under Unlock 2 norms; scheduled weddings to proceed as planned
In the containment zones in Karnataka, only essential activities shall be allowed. There shall be strict perimeter control to ensure that there is no movement of people in or out of these zones
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: With 1,82,143 COVID-19 cases reported till date, India now seventh worst-affected country, says WHO
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: India has now become the world's seventh worst-hit country in terms of coronavirus cases with its tally of 1,82,143, according to the World Health Organization's coronavirus tracker.
Economy on course for full-year contraction this fiscal; recovery from COVID-19 disruptions remain clouded: DBS Bank
According to DBS, consumer discretionary sectors, production and services are likely to take longer to recover.
Coronavirus Outbreak: FWICE urges Uddhav Thackeray to hold meeting on how to resume post-production activities
Uddhav Thackeray had on Wednesday asked the entertainment industry to prepare an action plan for film shooting and post-production work which adhered to physical distancing norms.
Snapdeal resumes pan-India deliveries; engages law tech platform Legistify to help in logistics planning
Snapdeal said that all deliverable orders from this backlog are expected to be cleared by the end of this month.
E-commerce companies are waiting for more clarity from states before taking a final call on resumption of services in various locations.
Maharashtra reports 1,495 new COVID-19 cases in highest single-day rise; total infections reach 25,922, toll climbs to 975
Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 1,495 new COVID-19 cases, which is the highest single-day count so far, and 54 deaths, including 40 in worst-hit Mumbai
Sterlite Technologies to go slow on Rs 300-cr expansion of cable manufacturing units; likely to start in March next year
Sterlite Technologies has also said exports from India have commenced to Europe, Middle East and Latin America.
COVID-19 updates: India crossed 4,000 cases, the US braces for the worst week yet and UK Prime Minister gets hospitalized
Over 1.27 million people have been infected with COVID-19 across the globe with close to 69,500 deaths.
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