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No pre or post-arrival COVID-19 testing for children, say new international arrivals norms
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No pre or post-arrival COVID-19 testing for children, say new international arrivals norms

The revised SOPs also states that if the children are found symptomatic for COVID-19 during the home quarantine period or on arrival, they will be tested for the virus and be treated according to protocol

J&K administration issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines for devotees visiting Mata Vaishno Devi; check details here
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J&K administration issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines for devotees visiting Mata Vaishno Devi; check details here

The committee announced that pilgrims must carry a valid and verifiable RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen Test, not older than 72 hours, along with them while visiting the shrine

Local curbs allowed, but no lockdown outside containment zones without consulting Centre: MHA guidelines
India

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

Maharashtra allows metro trains in Mumbai to resume in graded manner from tomorrow, reopens libraries
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Maharashtra allows metro trains in Mumbai to resume in graded manner from tomorrow, reopens libraries

Under the 'Mission Begin Again', the state has also allowed local weekly bazaars and business-to-business exhibitions outside containment zones

Govt issues new guidelines for home isolation of COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms, says caregivers may be given HCQ
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Govt issues new guidelines for home isolation of COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms, says caregivers may be given HCQ

According to experts, the primary treatment for COVID-19 is supportive treatment in more than 80 percent of the patients and oxygen therapy in around 15 percent of patients along with other drugs.

Centre framing guidelines on handling of coroanvirus deaths after cremation of 68-yr-old COVID-19 patient rakes controversy
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Centre framing guidelines on handling of coroanvirus deaths after cremation of 68-yr-old COVID-19 patient rakes controversy

Amid a controversy over the cremation of the 68-year-old woman who died in Delhi after being infected with novel coronavirus, the Union health ministry has begun working on framing guidelines for handling the bodies of those who die of the disease