Following requests from several state governments and experts, the Centre is considering extending the nationwide lockdown after its ends on April 14 in order to stem the transmission of COVID-19, government sources said. “A lot of state governments as well as experts are requesting the Central Government to extend the lockdown. The Central Government is thinking in this direction,” sources said. At least seven states, which together have reported 1,367 coronavirus cases—almost one-third of the total cases in India—had indicated that they would continue to have some restrictions in place even after the 21-day lockdown ends on April 14. As per the latest update from the Health Ministry, the number of cases in the country has climbed to 4,421, including 117 deaths.
Healthcare workers must take precautions to ensure they are not infected with COVID-19, and they do not pass the virus from one patient to another.
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While the Lalit Hotel in Barakhamba Road welcomed doctors from LNJP and GB Pant Sunday morning, the Leela Ambience in East Delhi has been hosting doctors from Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital since last week.
According to state run Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health’s calculations, nearly 95 per cent of Maharashtra’s manufacturing sector has halted production with only 1,820 of the state’s 36,623 registered factories currently functional as they provide essential services.
The CM announced to set up an advisory board under Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee to combat the economic slowdown brought about by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The team of health workers will conduct a door to door survey and also check if any person has co-morbidities like diabetes and hypertension, apart from travel history and contact with COVID-19 positive persons.
More than 1,000 people have been home quarantined in Chandigarh and a round-the-clock feedback number for the citizens, 112, for any kind of grievance is working effectively.
Under the PM Kisan scheme, the government gives Rs 6000 annually to each farmer in three equal installments of Rs 2000 each.
Meanwhile, the state government suspended gram panchayat officer in Hardoi district for circulating fake information on WhatsApp.
In an open letter to PM Modi, Haasan wrote, “My biggest fear is that the same mistake of demonetisation is being repeated albeit at a much bigger scale."
Officers said the technology is enabling police make lockdown-related announcements and organise their ground forces in congested areas of Hyderabad.
Karnataka health authorities are now focusing on monitoring nearly 90 coronavirus positive foreign returnees in the state and their primary contacts -- several of whom have contracted the infection as they approach the end of their quarantine period.
Since being shared online, the video has prompted several reactions, with many criticising the visitors for crowding the area amid the ongoing pandemic. "The management should be punished for allowing this crowd!" wrote a user while sharing the viral clip.
Pokhriyal’s statement comes two days after IIT-Delhi director Ramgopal Rao's public appeal on social media. Rao had argued that since all IITs strictly follow the 'one candidate, one job' idea, withdrawing an offer would mean students “will end up not having any job right now”.
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