About 40 per cent of Covid-19 cases with severe acute respiratory infection did not have any history of contact with a positive patient or international travel, and they were reported from 36 districts of 15 states, an ICMR study found on Thursday while recommending these places for priority containment measures. A […]
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The Karnataka government is currently engaged in discussions with experts, specialists and other stakeholders to decide on its lockdown exit strategy and would take a final view by April 13, a key minister said on Thursday. “Day after tomorrow we have a VC (video conference) with the Prime Minister,” Medical Education […]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India will do everything possible to help humanity’s fight against Covid-19 while responding to US President Donald Trump’s tweet. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump thanked India for the decision of lifting the export ban of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine. “Fully agree with you […]
Here’s a round-up of important Covid-19 articles in Indian publications — from participatory governance and alert public discussion, to all about hydroxychloroquine and coronavirus, and a different economic approach. Expert Speak India’s preparedness to fight the coronavirus pandemic: Former health secretary Sujatha Rao explains in a […]
The historic site of the Nizamuddin dargah resembles a fortress these days. Days after the Markaz mosque, which became Delhi’s epicentre of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), was evacuated and sanitised, an eerie silence hangs over the area, with armed men wearing protective masks dotting the perimeter and barricades all over. All […]
Transporters are finding it difficult to streamline the supply chain of essential goods with only 15 per cent of trucks plying on the road amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown to control the coronavirus pandemic, the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) has said. AIMTC, the apex body of transporters in the […]
The Centre indicated on Tuesday that it was in no hurry to lift the nationwide lockdown on April 15, after several state governments came out in favour of an extension. The Union government and states are expected to have a coordinated view on the matter, according to officials. Many state governments […]