Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 600 new cases detected across country today, says ICMR; Odisha to set up two dedicated COVID-19 hospitals
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates:According to ICMR's 9 pm update on Saturday, 17,143 samples were tested of which 600 were positive for SARS-CoV-2. Overall, 1,79,374 samples from 1,64,773 individuals have been tested till date and 7,703 individuals have tested positive for the disease among suspected cases and contacts of known positive cases in the country, it said.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi needs at least 2 lakh PPEs 'immediately', says Kejriwal govt; 183 new COVID-19 cases reported today
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said, 'Centre has promised us to provide personal protective equipment (PPEs). We have been told that 13,500 PPEs will be given tonight and 13,500 will be provided by tomorrow. Immediately we need at least 2 lakh PPEs.'
Coronavirus Outbreak: Prices of pulses touch three digits in Mumbai and Delhi; potato, onion and cooking oil rates go north across India
In the southern states, the price of Urad dal has gone up by more than Rs 20 per kilogram after the lockdown.
Coronavirus outbreak will push a vast section deeper into poverty and hunger; governments must take these steps to ease suffering
Despite the lockdown, state governments or the Union government should make special provisions to ensure that unemployed workers return home, either to be rid of the burden of paying extra for a roof, or to escape shelters and camps where an outbreak of COVID-19 could spread calamitously.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Nawayath Muslims in Karnataka's Bhatkal junk orthodoxy of Tablighi Jamaat, help authorities quarantine vulnerable, feed poor
When the rest of the country was grappling with Tablighi’s googly, Muslims from Bhatkal did not wait for the community leaders from the state outside to give diktats or plead them to cooperate with the government for implementing total lockdown or social distancing.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Maharashtra govt to accommodate people from Mumbai's densely populated areas in govt schools, fire brigade to sanitise community toilets
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: 'People are facing difficulty in staying home in densely populated areas of Mumbai because as many as 15 people live in a 10×10 feet room. So, we are planning to accommodate them in schools in order to ensure social distancing," said Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope.
Coronavirus Outbreak: In Assam, masks made out of Gamusa become a trendy, convenient way to fight off COVID-19 threat
Every Assamese can relate to the Gamusa emotionally and therefore its use can make the fight against the dreaded virus even more people-oriented.