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
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
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
As per the guidelines, new academic session for freshers may commence from September and for existing students from August.
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
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.
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
The Bruhat Bengaluru MahanagaraPalike (BBMP) has categorised 22 wards under the red zone. The remaining 176 wards will fall under orange and green zones.
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
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
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
Javadekar said India took various timely initiatives, including a countrywide lockdown, and its management of COVID-19 has been better than other countries.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Union Health Ministry launches Covid India Seva on Twitter to address questions on COVID-19 pandemic
People who have a Twitter account can put their queries to @CovidIndiaSeva to get a quick response from the authorities.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre advises states to ensure adequate safe drinking water supply during lockdown
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) has issued an advisory to states to ensure that safe potable water is available to citizens during the coronavirus lockdown, particularly in the rural areas where the facility of medical sanitisers may not be available.
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: After Mumbai, Pune makes masks mandatory in public places; count in Bihar reaches 39
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:A 38-year-old man with a travel history to Delhi tested positive for COVID-19 in Bihar on Wednesday, taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 39. State epidemiologist Ragini Mishra said the patient hailed from Nawada, becoming the first person from the central Bihar district to test positive.
Coronavirus Outbreak: As end of lockdown approaches, Narendra Modi entrusts states, Cabinet colleagues to figure out road map for way ahead
India has so far been able to contain the pandemic compared to Europe and the US where the novel coronavirus cases have reached alarming proportions
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: No COVID-19 cases reported in Goa today; Maharashtra tally rises to 1,018
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: No COVID-19 cases in Goa on Tuesday, the total number of positive coronavirus cases in the state stands at seven, the state health department said.
Hospitals turning into containment zones will make fight against coronavirus tougher; India should prioritise safety of doctors
Doctors and nurses are the frontline warriors in the fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak. However, unfortunately, by the virtue of their roles, they are also bearing the brunt of the highly contagious disease.
In 24 hours, 8 deaths reported in India, COVID-19 cases rise to 4,421 with 354 new cases; govt says cluster containment showing positive results
With 354 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total count of COVID-19 cases in India has gone up to 4,421, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said in its daily briefing on Tuesday.
Delhi plans to use rapid testing kits in Nizamuddin and Dilshad Garden, says Satyender Jain; 1 lakh kits to arrive on Friday
Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday announced that his government will be using rapid testing kits to conduct test for coronavirus in the Nizamuddin and Dilshad Garden area