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Man suspected to have coronavirus falls to his death while trying to flee hospital

April 06, 2020 2:30 pm

"He was admitted to the isolation ward. He tried to escape in the early hours of Monday, but fell to his death," Inspector Sanjeev Gaur of Karnal Police said.

Coronavirus outbreak: For those with OCD, a threat that is both heightened and familiar

April 04, 2020 10:43 am

For people diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder or OCD, the worry created by the threat of coronavirus has the potential for more intense and longer-lasting implications.

Made by Pune lab, polyester swab for COVID-19 test kits ready for clinical trial

April 03, 2020 3:26 am

However, the polymer swabs are imported from European countries like Italy and Germany, making it both costlier and in the present situation, difficult to procure.

Haryana records first COVID-19 casualty as 61-year-old man dies in Ambala

April 02, 2020 11:46 pm

The patient had symptoms of Severe Acute Respiratory Distress (SARD), but had no relevant contact or travel history. His test results came back positive around midnight from the PGIMER testing laboratory.

Check out how Deepika Padukone is spending her time during quarantine

April 02, 2020 10:00 am

Deepika Padukone is clearly living one day at a time. Take a look.

All Covid-19 patients to be shifted to dedicated isolation facility at PGI

April 02, 2020 3:36 am

Until now, patients were screened and admitted across isolation wards in the three major government hospitals of the city- PGIMER, Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32 and Government Multi Specialty Hospital in Sector 16.

Chandigarh: Doctors treating corona patients allowed free stay, food at Hotel Park View

April 02, 2020 2:16 pm

Meanwhile, Governor of Punjab-cum-Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, V P Singh Badnore reviewed the anti-corona arrangements with Director, PGIMER, Director Health Services and Director Principal, GMCH regarding availability of medicines and staff.

10-year-old girl among 3 new positive COVID-19 cases in Mohali district

April 02, 2020 3:07 am

All three found positive for coronavirus disease are stated to be close contacts of Chandigarh positive cases. The three new postive cases were immediately put in quarantine and tracing of their contacts is on.

At GMCH-32 screening ward, doctors say deciding who to test an onerous task

April 02, 2020 2:55 am

While India was in the earlier stages of the pandemic, the Indian Council for Medical research had mandated that only those with relevant travel history and history of contact with positive patient be observed and tested if symptoms develop.

Lonely farewells amid virus fear: ‘For hours, no one at hospital touched my mother's body out of fear’

April 02, 2020 11:32 am

Despite the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for the management of dead bodies in case of coronavirus death, there isn't much awareness even among Health Department workers and hospital staffers on how to handle bodies


Most of India under lockdown as coronavirus cases cross 400

March 23, 2020 6:36 pm

Violators could either face a fine of Rs 1,000 or a jail term of six months if they do not abide by the lockdown orders, the government said.

India races to contain coronavirus outbreak

March 19, 2020 10:38 pm

In an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Central government has ordered no scheduled international commercial passenger aircraft shall be allowed to land in India from March 22 for one week.

Prominent personalities diagnosed with coronavirus

March 30, 2020 2:09 pm

Public figures who have tested positive for coronavirus.

How India is disinfecting trains, metro and buses to stop coronavirus from spreading

March 16, 2020 7:33 pm

While the Delhi government announced a ban on all gatherings of over 50 people, Odisha ordered all malls in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar to remain closed till March 31 after the detection of first positive case.

As coronavirus outbreak spreads, Delhi and Mumbai airports wear deserted look

March 15, 2020 4:21 pm

Advising Indian nationals to avoid non-essential travel, the health ministry said “international traffic through land borders will be restricted to designated check posts with robust screening facilities”.

How Bollywood is protecting itself from coronavirus

March 13, 2020 5:00 pm

With the fast emerging pandemic of coronavirus or COVID-19 and people racing against time to protect themselves, Bollywood too is taking strong steps. From Kriti Sanon to Parineeti Chopra, Soha Ali Khan and more, check out all those who were spotted wearing masks.

From Iraq to Rome: Cities deserted and airports empty amid coronavirus outbreak

March 11, 2020 8:44 pm

The global death toll from the novel coronavirus topped 4,000 and over 1 lakh infections have been reported, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, warning that the threat of a pandemic was “very real”.

Coronavirus in India: PM Modi says no to Holi, sale of masks shoot up

March 05, 2020 3:06 pm

Of the total 28 COVID-19 cases in India, there are 16 Italian tourists and their driver, three in Kerala (who have recovered), one in Hyderabad, one in Delhi and six of his relatives in Agra.

From US to Iran, how world is coping up with coronavirus epidemic

March 05, 2020 3:07 pm

As the number of new cases drops precipitously in China, attention has shifted to South Korea, Italy and Iran, countries with major coronavirus clusters that the World Health Organisation says account for 80 per cent of new cases outside China.

Coronavirus outbreak in India: How to keep yourself safe

March 04, 2020 8:22 pm

The total number of coronavirus cases in India has risen to six as an Italian tourist in Jaipur has tested positive Tuesday for COVID-19. Here's how you can keep yourself safe.