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Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial
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Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial

California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences and the US government reported that in a major study, remdesivir shortened the time it takes for COVID-19 patients to recover by four days on average

Coronavirus Global Roundup, April 30: Over 1 million people recover globally as Tajikistan reports first 15 cases
Health

Coronavirus Global Roundup, April 30: Over 1 million people recover globally as Tajikistan reports first 15 cases

There are now over 3.24 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the globe and over 229,000 deaths. Over 1.01 million people have recovered.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: No new COVID-19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh for last 7 days, says state govt; one death so far
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: No new COVID-19 case reported in Himachal Pradesh for last 7 days, says state govt; one death so far

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday said that the new guidelines issued to fight COVID-19 will come into effect from 4 May, 'which shall give considerable relaxations to many districts. Details regarding this shall be communicated in the days to come."

MHA allows migrant workers, stranded students to return home by bus; new social distancing, sanitation guidelines to be followed
India

MHA allows migrant workers, stranded students to return home by bus; new social distancing, sanitation guidelines to be followed

In an order, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said buses shall be used for transport of such groups of stranded migrants.

At Hyderabad COVID-19 hospital, off-roll cleaners, security guards work without protective equipment as admin shifts blame to contractors
India

At Hyderabad COVID-19 hospital, off-roll cleaners, security guards work without protective equipment as admin shifts blame to contractors

At a state government-run hospital in Hyderabad, many non-clinical hospital staffers say they are woefully unprotected.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others

Nanjangud's BJP MLA B Harshavardhan, who is the son-in-law of party MP V Srinivasa Prasad representing Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency is angry with the state government over the handling of the issue.

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra reports 729 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths; confirmed infections jump to 9,318, toll at 400
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Maharashtra reports 729 new COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths; confirmed infections jump to 9,318, toll at 400

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: With 729 new coronavirus cases recorded in Maharashtra , count reaches 9,318; with 31 deaths, toll mounts to 400, says state health department.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi reached 1,000 mark in 42 days, hit 2,000 in just 8 days, shows govt data
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi reached 1,000 mark in 42 days, hit 2,000 in just 8 days, shows govt data

The first 1,000 coronavirus cases in Delhi were reported over a period of 42 days but the number of COVID-19 patients in the city went up from 2,000 to 3,000 in eight days, according to data shared by authorities

Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage
India

Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage

India has a whopping 54.6 million people with heart disease, 83 people per lakh population have cancer.

Three Mumbai residents make and donate face shields to essential workers; rope in stranded migrant workers to ramp up production
India

Three Mumbai residents make and donate face shields to essential workers; rope in stranded migrant workers to ramp up production

As residents of Mumbai stay indoors amid the lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus, Krysyn Rego and his team go to the workshop he set up at Corona Garden in Bandra to produce face shields

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: 190 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Delhi today, total rises to 3,108; no deaths reported in past 24 hours
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: 190 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Delhi today, total rises to 3,108; no deaths reported in past 24 hours

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra heath department on Monday said that 522 new cases were reported in the state on Monday, and 27 deaths were recorded.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 19 more staffers at Delhi's Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital test positive, hospital shut for new patients for three days
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 19 more staffers at Delhi's Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital test positive, hospital shut for new patients for three days

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:Nineteen more staffers of the Delhi government's Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital in Jahangirpuri tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases at the facility to 59, officials said.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh begins bringing back migrant workers stranded in neigbouring states; over 2,400 workers have left from Gujarat, says CM
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh begins bringing back migrant workers stranded in neigbouring states; over 2,400 workers have left from Gujarat, says CM

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the he had spoken to his counterparts in Gujarat, Maharahstra, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to bring back migrant labourers stranded in those states. Over 2,400 labourers have boarded about 98 buses in Gujarat and migrant workers are also being brought back from Rajasthan, he said.

Central team seeks presentation from Bengal govt on COVID-19 situation; TMC dubs their visit 'adventure tourism'
India

Central team seeks presentation from Bengal govt on COVID-19 situation; TMC dubs their visit 'adventure tourism'

A team has also been sent to visit West Bengal's Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and Kalimpong. This team is led by Vineet Joshi, an additional secretary rank officer in the central government.

For recovered coronavirus patients, pain and anxiety are constant partners; doctors grapple with long-term impacts of disease
India

For recovered coronavirus patients, pain and anxiety are constant partners; doctors grapple with long-term impacts of disease

One recovered coronavirus patient, requesting anonymity, described it as being stuck in a humourless game of Snakes and Ladders.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: MHA orders conditional exemption of shops outside limits of municipal corporations from lockdown restrictions
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: MHA orders conditional exemption of shops outside limits of municipal corporations from lockdown restrictions

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department said that 394 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths have been reported in the state on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 6,817 and the toll to 310 in the state.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 83% patients in Maharashtra asymptomatic, working to slow down doubling rate, says state health minister
India

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 83% patients in Maharashtra asymptomatic, working to slow down doubling rate, says state health minister

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The BMC said that Mumbai reported 309 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 3,754.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Odisha launches COVID-19 WhatsApp helpdesk to provide information about steps taken to tackle pandemic
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Odisha launches COVID-19 WhatsApp helpdesk to provide information about steps taken to tackle pandemic

People can activate the service by sending 'Hi' on the number 9337929000 through WhatsApp. The Odisha chief minister also tweeted about the initiative.

Tackling COVID-19 in Kerala: Hailed by patients and shunned by society, hospital staff recounts working on front-line
India

Tackling COVID-19 in Kerala: Hailed by patients and shunned by society, hospital staff recounts working on front-line

What pains the people who treat, take care of the patients besides fetching food for patients, clean up their rooms and dispose of the waste is the treatment they are meted outside the hospital.