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Students, migrants take the first flight home after being grounded

New Delhi: As India resumed domestic passenger flights in a graded manner on Monday, hundreds of people reached the Indira Gandhi International Airport here to take early morning flights to their hometowns and workplaces. Flight operations remained shut for two months owing to the nationwide lockdown necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic. Those who took first […]Read More

Chidambaram advocates aggressive testing for coronavirus

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress chief P Chidambaram on Sunday urged the federal government to start out aggressive testing as lockdown for coronavirus will likely be efficient provided that “we test, detect, isolate and then treat”. He additionally welcomed the ICMR’s recommendation to the federal government for beginning antibody checks in hotspots, because it was overdue. […]Read More

China reports 30 new coronavirus cases; nine districts in Wuhan

BEIJING: China has reported 30 new instances of the novel coronavirus, together with 5 regionally transmitted infections, even as nine of the 13 administrative districts of virus-hit Wuhan metropolis had been declared ‘low-risk areas’ signifying a gradual return to normalcy, officers stated on Sunday. China’s National Health Commission (NHC) in its day by day report […]Read More

COVID-19: Testing, treatment free for Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries at pvt

NEW DELHI: Testing and treatment for COVID-19 will likely be free of value for Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries at non-public laboratories and empanelled hospitals, the National Health Authority (NHA) mentioned on Saturday. The NHA, which implements the nationwide medical insurance scheme, mentioned this may strengthen the nation’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. “Testing and treatment […]Read More

With Covid-19 count at 32, Maharashtra expands healthcare facilities

Mumbai: Maharashtra has reported 32 positive cases of novel coronavirus so far, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Sunday. He announced that the laboratory capacity to test samples of suspected novel coronavirus will be expanded to 350 per day from the present 100 per day at the civic-run Kasturba hospital in Mumbai. Tope said […]Read More

Second case of Covid-19 confirmed in Hyderabad

A second case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Hyderabad. This takes the total number of those infected with deadly virus in Telangana to two. The patient has a travel history to Italy and has been admitted to the state-run Gandhi hospital in the city for quarantine purpose. The samples of two others with suspected […]Read More

Coronavirus is now pandemic: What is a pandemic and how

Expressing alarm over rising infections and slow responses by the governments, the World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic. A pandemic is defined as the “worldwide spread” of a new disease. The last pandemic reported in the world was the H1N1 flu in 2009, which killed millions globally. What’s pandemic?The word […]Read More

All tourist visas suspended till April 15th to prevent coronavirus

Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the cabinet secretary on Wednesday said all states and Union Territories should invoke provisions of Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 by means of which all advisories issued by the Union health ministry and state governments from time to time are enforceable. India on Wednesday suspended all tourist […]Read More