April 19, 2021 07:03 PM IST
The decision has been taken "in view of increased need to minimize possibility of community spread of ongoing COVID-19 epidemic and also to optimize diversion of available manpower and materials resources for the treatment of suspected/confirmed patients of COVID-19 and also considering the situation of total curfew announced by the Delhi government," AIIMS administration said.
- April 19, 2021 06:29 PM IST
A day earlier, Singh had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the current coronavirus situation in the country.
- April 19, 2021 05:54 PM IST
Speaking to reporters, the Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar also said the state government will study the lockdown imposed by the Delhi government before taking any decision.
- April 19, 2021 05:36 PM IST
All grocery shops and other commercial shops excluding medical stores, with more than three workers, shall also remain closed, the Allahabad HC said in its order.
- April 19, 2021 05:28 PM IST
The West Bengal CM urged the people not to panic amid the rise in COVID-19 situation, stating the government is taking "every possible measure" to check the spread of the disease.
- April 19, 2021 05:26 PM IST
Addressing media, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava said there is no difference in deaths between first and second wave among hospitalised patients, while the oxygen requirement is higher in second wave and ventilator requirement is not higher in the second wave.
- April 19, 2021 05:26 PM IST
If a coronavirus patient dies while being treated at a government facility, then the corpse will be put inside a body bag and sent to the mortuary, where it will be sealed further with due precaution.
- April 19, 2021 04:55 PM IST
Dr Bhargava says oxygen utilisation is more now because there has been a sharp surge in the number of fresh coronavirus infections being added in the second wave.
- April 19, 2021 04:36 PM IST
West Bengal on Sunday registered its highest single-day spike of 8,419 fresh cases and at least 28 fatalities.
- April 19, 2021 04:17 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee, while addressing a press meet, stressed that night curfew may not be a solution in Bengal, where "political pollution" needs to be checked first.
- April 19, 2021 03:54 PM IST
"In Bengaluru, there is an increase in infections, when infections increase there will be shortage of beds at hospitals. More than hospital beds, we are seeing a shortage of ICU beds," Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar said.
- April 19, 2021 03:52 PM IST
COVID19 Lockdown in Delhi: People throng in large numbers outside a liquor shops flouting social distancing norms.
- April 19, 2021 03:39 PM IST
CM Jai Ram Thakur said the government was working on a mechanism under which the dreaded virus would be contained, and the economy of the state strengthened.
- April 19, 2021 03:37 PM IST
West Bengal has been reporting a constant surge in COVID-19 infections. As per the last update issued on April 18, a total of 8,419 new cases were reported - highest since the onset of pandemic.
- April 19, 2021 03:25 PM IST
The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases mounted to 1,50,61,919 with a record single-day rise of 2,73,810 coronavirus infections reported on April 19.
- April 19, 2021 03:21 PM IST
The Centre had announced in November 2019 that hallmarking of gold jewellery would be mandatory from January 15, 2021. The deadline was extended to June 1, 2021 after jewellers had sought more time due to the pandemic situation.
- April 19, 2021 02:54 PM IST
Indicating that the EC may have decided against clubbing the remaining phases at the behest of the BJP, Banerjee, while addressing her rally here in Uttar Dinajpur, requested the poll panel to prioritise public health.
- April 19, 2021 02:52 PM IST
The scheme was introduced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during her mini-Budget announcements in March 2020 and lapsed on March 24, 2021. It provided financial support of up to Rs 50 lakh to families of professionals who lost their lives on the frontline fighting COVID-19.
- April 19, 2021 02:37 PM IST
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is the first political party to have disclosed its donation through the scheme.
- April 19, 2021 02:24 PM IST
People were seen in large numbers outside liquor shop in Khan Market and Gole Market.
- April 19, 2021 02:22 PM IST
The two accused have been identified Manish Singh, who claims to be a technical director in Bruck Pharma, which exports Remdesivir and other Varun Kundra, a furniture shop owner. Bruck Pharma has the license to manufacture and export Remdesivir injections.
- April 19, 2021 02:15 PM IST
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has laid out guidelines for COVID-19 patients who are under home quarantine in Mumbai.
- April 19, 2021 02:12 PM IST
MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had a telephonic conversation with Modi in the morning in connection with measures to check the spread of the viral infection, an official in the CMO said.
- April 19, 2021 01:49 PM IST
The former Prime Minister wrote a letter to his successor on April 18, suggesting five measures to battle the COVID-19 crisis, including ramping up vaccination and boosting the supply of medicines.
- April 19, 2021 01:45 PM IST
The ban on sale of oxygen to most industries was notified on April 18, it will come into effect from April 22.