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Coronavirus update: Maharashtra govt postpones Class 10, 12 board exams due to COVID-19 surge
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Coronavirus update: Maharashtra govt postpones Class 10, 12 board exams due to COVID-19 surge

State education minister Varsha Gaikwad added that the Class 12 exams are likely to be held by the end of May, and Class 10 in June

Maharashtra govt hints at lockdown, BJP offers support; CM to meet COVID task force today
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Maharashtra govt hints at lockdown, BJP offers support; CM to meet COVID task force today

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said he would hold a meeting on Monday on working out a financial package for the sections whose livelihood will be impacted by the lockdown

COVID-19 update: Streets, markets deserted as first weekend lockdown comes into force in Maharashtra
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COVID-19 update: Streets, markets deserted as first weekend lockdown comes into force in Maharashtra

The first weekend lockdown in Maharashtra, the worst-hit state by the novel coronavirus, began at 8 pm on Friday and it will continue till 7 am on Monday

COVID 19 update: Mumbai reports 31 deaths in 24 hrs, highest since October; 10,030 test positive for coronavirus
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COVID 19 update: Mumbai reports 31 deaths in 24 hrs, highest since October; 10,030 test positive for coronavirus

The growth rate of COVID-19 has increased to 1.79 percent, while the case doubling rate has dropped to 38 days, BMC said

COVID-19 outbreak: Authorities race to trace, isolate UK returnees; new coronavirus strain found in Nigeria
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COVID-19 outbreak: Authorities race to trace, isolate UK returnees; new coronavirus strain found in Nigeria

As per the Centre's SOPs issued on Tuesday, passengers coming from the UK should undergo RT-PCR test and be isolated in a separate unit of an institutional facility if found positive

Kerala clocks highest cases in day, Delhi reports third wave; serosurvey shows nearly 2 cr infected in Karnataka
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Kerala clocks highest cases in day, Delhi reports third wave; serosurvey shows nearly 2 cr infected in Karnataka

The number of active COVID-19 cases in India remained below six lakh for the sixth consecutive day due to a sustained fall in the mortality rate and a large number of patients recuperating from the disease daily, the health ministry said

Coronavirus Updates: Rajasthan's cases climb to 37,564; Andamans report first COVID-19 death
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Coronavirus Updates: Rajasthan's cases climb to 37,564; Andamans report first COVID-19 death

Coronavirus Updates: A 49-year-old government employee succumbed to COVID-19 in the Union Territory, while the 34 new cases took the total to 324.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Gujarat reports 326 new COVID-19 cases as number of confirmed infections rises to 4,721; toll at 236
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Gujarat reports 326 new COVID-19 cases as number of confirmed infections rises to 4,721; toll at 236

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The MCGM said that 751 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Mumbai on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 7,625.

Maharashtra records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases; 1,008 new patients test positive as confirmed infections reach 11,506
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Maharashtra records highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases; 1,008 new patients test positive as confirmed infections reach 11,506

Maharashtra on Friday saw a big jump in the number of coronavirus cases with 1,008 persons testing positive, the highest in one day so far, taking the tally of cases to 11,506

Coronavirus Outbreak: Onus now on states to bring migrant workers, students home as Centre agrees to demand for special trains
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Onus now on states to bring migrant workers, students home as Centre agrees to demand for special trains

Several states, in the meantime, announced steps they were taking for facilitating the movement of migrant workers and students, stranded in various cities due to the lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian firms under scanner for selling fake COVID-19 medicines to European countries
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian firms under scanner for selling fake COVID-19 medicines to European countries

Fraudulent documents and certificates are used to traffic counterfeit products related to coronavirus outbreak.

International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living
India

International Worker’s Day 2020: Migrant workers of rural Uttar Pradesh fight for right to work to ensure dignified living

Expunged from the cities they helped to build, Bundelkhand’s migrant labourers are ready to make the journey back again in the hope of regaining livelihood.

Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks
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Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks

It is a promising solution at the present gloomy situation, but till we have reliable evidence on utility unregulated use is to be avoided

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 414 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in Mumbai today, total number of cases crosses 7,000
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 414 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in Mumbai today, total number of cases crosses 7,000

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department on Thursday said that 27 new coronavirus deaths and 583 new cases were reported in the state, taking the total number of cases 10,498.

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