Covid19 Outbreak

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Pranab Mukherjee, who had tested COVID-19 positive, undergoes brain surgery; ex-president on ventilator
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Pranab Mukherjee, who had tested COVID-19 positive, undergoes brain surgery; ex-president on ventilator

Mukherjee was put on ventilator support on Monday after he underwent surgery to remove a clot in his brain. He had tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the surgery

Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests COVID-19 positive; Ashok Gehlot, Piyush Goyal wish him speedy recovery
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Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests COVID-19 positive; Ashok Gehlot, Piyush Goyal wish him speedy recovery

The 84-year-old asked those who came in contact with him in the last week to get tested as a precaution

From limiting screen time to number of classes per day, HRD ministry issues guidelines for online education
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From limiting screen time to number of classes per day, HRD ministry issues guidelines for online education

In the guideline called 'Pragyata', the HRD ministry has recommended that the duration for online classes for pre-primary students should not be for more than 30 minutes

North Korea places Kaesong city under lockdown over suspected coronavirus outbreak
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North Korea places Kaesong city under lockdown over suspected coronavirus outbreak

If a person is officially declared a COVID-19 patient, he or she would be North Korea's first confirmed coronavirus case.

Pfizer announces $1.95 billion deal to produce 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine by year-end
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Pfizer announces $1.95 billion deal to produce 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine by year-end

Pfizer said that large-scale safety and efficacy trials were to begin this month, with a regulatory review set for as early as October, although nothing was guaranteed.

Burglars wearing PPE kits, masks and gloves rob jewellery store in Maharashtra's Satara district
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Burglars wearing PPE kits, masks and gloves rob jewellery store in Maharashtra's Satara district

CCTV footage from the shop shows the burglars — wearing caps, masks, plastic jackets and gloves — taking the jewellery from the display cases

72-year-old who went missing from Delhi airport traced to Ghaziabad, sent to home quarantine for 14 days
India

72-year-old who went missing from Delhi airport traced to Ghaziabad, sent to home quarantine for 14 days

Harjeet Singh, a resident of Dilshad Garden, arrived in Delhi on flight number AI 1916 from Almaty in Kazakhstan on Saturday and went missing from the entry gate of the screening hall at Terminal-3 of the IGI airport, officials said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt cyber watchdog CERT-In warns public of large-scale phishing attacks using COVID-19 as bait
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt cyber watchdog CERT-In warns public of large-scale phishing attacks using COVID-19 as bait

The government has warned against a large-scale cyber attack against individuals and businesses, where attackers may use COVID-19 as a bait to steal personal and financial information.

Telangana caps fee of coronavirus treatment in private hospitals at Rs 9,000 per day, lab tests for COVID-19 at Rs 2,200
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Telangana caps fee of coronavirus treatment in private hospitals at Rs 9,000 per day, lab tests for COVID-19 at Rs 2,200

The Telangana government on Monday capped the cost of conducting a COVID-19 test in a private lab at Rs 2,200 and fee for treatment in private hospitals from Rs 4,000 to Rs 9000 per day, depending on the use of some equipment. Speaking to reporters, Health Minister E Rajender said the government has given the nod for private labs to do the tests.

Karnataka government bans online lessons for children in Class 5 and below; schools not allowed to charge for web-based teaching
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Karnataka government bans online lessons for children in Class 5 and below; schools not allowed to charge for web-based teaching

Amid complaints about the conduct of virtual classes, the Karnataka government on Wednesday decided to stop online classes for children from Kindergarten (KG) to class 5.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways cancels all train tickets booked for or before 30 June, passengers to get full refund
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways cancels all train tickets booked for or before 30 June, passengers to get full refund

Bookings made before and during the lockdown period for journeys till 30 June on regular trains have been cancelled and a full refund will be given to passengers, the Indian Railways has said.

All 5 Mumbai-based Air India pilots who had earlier tested positive, test negative in second round; officials suspect faulty testing kits
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All 5 Mumbai-based Air India pilots who had earlier tested positive, test negative in second round; officials suspect faulty testing kits

Five Air India pilots, who had tested positive for coronavirus, have now tested negative, an airline source said on Monday. The results of the second round of tests came on Monday evening.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Domestic manufacturers have capacity to produce 2.5 lakh PPE, 2 lakh N-95 masks per day, Group of Ministers told
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Domestic manufacturers have capacity to produce 2.5 lakh PPE, 2 lakh N-95 masks per day, Group of Ministers told

Domestic manufacturers have reached the capacity of producing nearly 2.5 lakh PPE and 2 lakh N-95 masks per day which is sufficient to meet the country's requirement in dealing with the novel coronavirus pandemic in the near future, the Group of Ministers (GoM) on COVID-19 has been informed.

Narendra Modi highlights needs for new globalisation based on 'fairness, equality, humanity' during NAM meet
India

Narendra Modi highlights needs for new globalisation based on 'fairness, equality, humanity' during NAM meet

The coronavirus crisis has exposed the limitations of the existing international system and highlighted the need for a new template of globalisation based on fairness, equality, and humanity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Eight escape from COVID-19 isolation centre in Indore; three runaways tracked down
Health

Coronavirus Outbreak: Eight escape from COVID-19 isolation centre in Indore; three runaways tracked down

Eight people, including six coronavirus patients and two suspects, escaped from an isolation facility set up at a hotel in Madhya Pradeshs Indore city, police said on Thursday. Three of the COVID-19 patients were later traced and hospitalised.