Outside the trauma centre of King George’s Medical University in Lucknow is a triage area of sorts with around 20 beds and some basic medical equipment. This is where every Covid protocol in the book vanishes the minute a patient is wheeled in — there is no restriction on movement, no one is questioned or scanned for temperature, and social distancing is rendered meaningless. With 1,50,676 active cases, the second highest in the country, behind only Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh’s already frail health infrastructure is stretched further. Most hospitals in Lucknow are reporting acute shortage of ICU and ventilator beds.
Delhi saw close to 25,500 cases on Sunday, according to Kejriwal, and the health infrastructure is under immense pressure as ICU beds and oxygen supply were running out.
Maharashtra Congress general secretary Sachin Sawant was reacting to the last night developments when the Mumbai Police detained an official from Bruck Pharma after a huge quantity of Remdesivir was found in the city.
Though Munshi is new to electoral politics, she belongs to a family with a political pedigree. Her husband Debraj Chakraborty is a councillor in the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, and years ago was Purnendu Basu’s assistant.
"The toilets were so bad that I did not use them for six days," says a patient who was discharged today
Earlier this month the talks over the proposed alliance had hit a stumbling block after AAP leaders, Punjab co-incharge Raghav Chadha and Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema, issued a statement saying that there could no alliance between the two parties and that SAD (D) leaders will have to join AAP.
However, the announcement comes while the hospital is facing shortage of human resources and has no physician at present. Officials said the lone physician attached to the Rajpipla Civil Hospital in Narmada is on leave after his family members contracted Covid-19.
The step was taken as patients with presumptive Covid-19 diagnosis were neither getting treatment at Covid hospitals because of their negative test report nor at non-Covid centres for having Covid symptoms.
The private hospital in Chennai, where Vivek, 59, is being treated, said he suffered “an acute coronary syndrome with cardiogenic shock. This is a separate cardiac event. It may not be due to Covid vaccination”.
As covid-19 infections continue to rise, the government has decided to restart sanitation drive and spray sodium hypochlorite solution around public places, markets, bus stations, parks, and streets.
Counting will take place on May 2, the same day results of the elections in West Bengal, Kerala, Assam, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry will be declared.
Apple will hold its annual spring event on Tuesday where it is expected to announce several new products.
Reports confirmed that the animal had rabies and the pair was treated for their wounds and also received injections.
In 2020, almost all entrance exams were delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak. The JEE (Main), JEE (Advanced), and NEET were all held in September 2020.