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Narendra Modi launches National Digital Health Mission; all you need to know about new health ID
India

Narendra Modi launches National Digital Health Mission; all you need to know about new health ID

The health ID will contain information about medical data, prescriptions and diagnostic reports and summaries of previous discharge from hospitals for ailments

Health ID for all, plans to mass-produce COVID-19 vaccine: PM promises ambitious National Digital Health Mission in I-Day speech
India

Health ID for all, plans to mass-produce COVID-19 vaccine: PM promises ambitious National Digital Health Mission in I-Day speech

The health ID will contain information about medical data, prescriptions and diagnostic reports and summaries of previous discharge from hospitals for ailments

Digital network under Health Ministry to track COVID-19 vaccine stocks, supplies in real-time
India

Digital network under Health Ministry to track COVID-19 vaccine stocks, supplies in real-time

For any coronavirus vaccines introduced in India, eVIN will allow data-based decision-making and planning so optimum stocks are maintained, the ministry said.

No decision yet on reopening schools in Karnataka; student safety our priority, says education minister
India

No decision yet on reopening schools in Karnataka; student safety our priority, says education minister

BS Yediyurappa government has informed the Union HRD ministry that it will take a decision on reopening schools only after 1 September.

Coronavirus Updates: Amit Shah tells Delhi, Haryana, UP CMs to increase rapid antigen testing to reduce transmission rate
India

Coronavirus Updates: Amit Shah tells Delhi, Haryana, UP CMs to increase rapid antigen testing to reduce transmission rate

Coronavirus Updates: RJD MLA Shahnawaz Alam has tested positive for COVID-19, the fourth legislator in Bihar to have contracted the disease.

COVID-19 treatment: Fabiflu by Glenmark, HCQ, Remdesivir and other drugs that are being used to treat coronavirus patients
India

COVID-19 treatment: Fabiflu by Glenmark, HCQ, Remdesivir and other drugs that are being used to treat coronavirus patients

Favipiravir is an antiviral drug which was developed by a Japanese pharma company, Fujifilm Toyama Chemical, to treat influenza.

Home care for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients: How to self-quarantine safely when one lives with others
India

Home care for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients: How to self-quarantine safely when one lives with others

The population density and cultural norms in India are such that most people not only share their life and space with their families (joint or nuclear) but also with their neighbours and communities.

Hygiene for mask during COVID-19: Reusing face masks without disinfection isn't advisable; guide on how to wash and store them
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Hygiene for mask during COVID-19: Reusing face masks without disinfection isn't advisable; guide on how to wash and store them

Most people also forget that just using a reusable mask or face cover isn’t enough, you also have to clean and store them properly to make sure they’re effective.

Pregnant during COVID-19: Expecting mothers left in the lurch by India's healthcare system as tackling pandemic takes priority
India

Pregnant during COVID-19: Expecting mothers left in the lurch by India's healthcare system as tackling pandemic takes priority

The Indian government’s pandemic advice in March had asked pregnant women, children and elderly to remain indoors.

Jharkhand to begin evaluation of Class 10, 12 answer sheets from 28 May; teachers to follow social distancing norms, use masks and sanitisers
India

Jharkhand to begin evaluation of Class 10, 12 answer sheets from 28 May; teachers to follow social distancing norms, use masks and sanitisers

The evaluation of matriculation and intermediate examination answer sheets in Jharkhand will begin from 28 May, the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) decided in accordance with instructions by the state education department

NHM Arunachal Pradesh recruitment 2020: 100 vacancies for post of nurse, walk-in interviews to be conducted on 15 May
India

NHM Arunachal Pradesh recruitment 2020: 100 vacancies for post of nurse, walk-in interviews to be conducted on 15 May

The selection of candidates will be done through a walk-in interview, which will be conducted on 15 May at the office of mission director (NHM) from 9 am.

UGC launches helpline number, email ID for addressing student concerns related to academic activities
India

UGC launches helpline number, email ID for addressing student concerns related to academic activities

As per the guidelines, new academic session for freshers may commence from September and for existing students from August.

Lockdown Extended in Lucknow: Full list of activities permitted in Lucknow from Monday, 4 May 2020
India

Lockdown Extended in Lucknow: Full list of activities permitted in Lucknow from Monday, 4 May 2020

Out of the total cases in the state, Lucknow has reported over 220 cases of COVID-19.

Lockdown Extended in Bhubaneswar: Full list of activities permitted in Bhubaneswar from Monday, 4 May 2020
India

Lockdown Extended in Bhubaneswar: Full list of activities permitted in Bhubaneswar from Monday, 4 May 2020

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Khordha district has been put in the red zone. However, the rest of the areas in the district fall under the orange zone.

Lockdown Extended in Ranchi: Full list of activities permitted in Ranchi from Monday, 4 May 2020
India

Lockdown Extended in Ranchi: Full list of activities permitted in Ranchi from Monday, 4 May 2020

Ranchi is the only district in the Indian state of Jharkhand to be put in the red zone by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

Lockdown Extended in Bengaluru: Full list of activities permitted in Bengaluru from Monday, 4 May 2020
India

Lockdown Extended in Bengaluru: Full list of activities permitted in Bengaluru from Monday, 4 May 2020

The Bruhat Bengaluru MahanagaraPalike (BBMP) has categorised 22 wards under the red zone. The remaining 176 wards will fall under orange and green zones.

Lockdown Extended in Chennai: Full list of activities permitted in Chennai from Monday, 4 May 2020
India

Lockdown Extended in Chennai: Full list of activities permitted in Chennai from Monday, 4 May 2020

Out of the total cases, Chennai alone has over 1,400 cases of coronavirus. Tamil Nadu took 36 days to cross 1,000 cases, 16 days to get to 2,000 cases and five days to reach 3,000 cases. Chennai, the state’s capital, falls in the red zone.

Lockdown Extended in Hyderabad: Full list of activities permitted in Hyderabad from Monday, 4 May 2020
India

Lockdown Extended in Hyderabad: Full list of activities permitted in Hyderabad from Monday, 4 May 2020

Hyderabad falls in red zone in Telangana along with five other districts of the state - Suryapet, Rangareddy, Medchal/ Malkajgiri, Vikarabad and Warangal. In view of the rising cases of COVID-19, the Narendra Modi government has extended the coronavirus lockdown till May 17. The second phase of the lockdown ended on May 3.

'Won't betray Hippocratic oath': In the face of deficient PPE kits, spike in cases, Punjab doctors put up tough fight against coronavirus
India

'Won't betray Hippocratic oath': In the face of deficient PPE kits, spike in cases, Punjab doctors put up tough fight against coronavirus

Doctors in Punjab say that apart from testing their endurance, PPE kits, if faulty, pose a grave danger of exposure. Returning home amid a lack of accommodation facility at GMCH Amritsar also causes worries about their families' safety

Prakash Javadekar says the 'worst phase' of coronavirus is over, but social distancing and other guidelines must be observed
India

Prakash Javadekar says the 'worst phase' of coronavirus is over, but social distancing and other guidelines must be observed

Javadekar said India took various timely initiatives, including a countrywide lockdown, and its management of COVID-19 has been better than other countries.