A senior doctor from the trauma centre said, “We are monitoring his health conditions. We are tracing his family members to understand the source of transmission. He had tested positive for COVID-19 when brought to the hospital.”
Of the two deaths of COVID-19 patients reported in the state, a 51-year-old man died in Villupuram medical college on Saturday morning.
Four militants were killed and weapons recovered from the site, said Srinagar-based Defense Spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia.
The order had mentioned that “it is imperative to apply and implement various measures for maintaining public safety in all aspects and to control dissemination of misleading information about AYUSH drugs and services”.
Both India and Pakistan have more than 2,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. India is in the middle of a three-week nationwide and the provinces in Pakistan have enforced their own lockdowns to avert a spike in COVID-19 cases.
An IAS officer of the 2011 batch, who had no foreign travel history, had tested positive on Thursday. A subsequent test on the officer on Friday confirmed the infection.
The messages were attempts to spread rumours by citing the Tablighi Jamat congregation in Nizamuddin, Delhi, in mid-March, the police said.
Paswan also urged state governments to ensure the prompt supply of foodgrains to beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana.
Over 250 km away, Raigad SP Santosh Singh remains alone in the front room while at home. The toughest part, says the 37-year-old police officer, is when his infant son crawls towards him, and he has to shut the door on his face.
The Left parties — CPI(M), CPI, CPI(ML) Liberation, RSP and Forward Bloc — issued a joint statement in which they asked the government to take urgent steps to stop the growth of widespread hunger and malnutrition.
Sporting personal protection equipment (PPE), Syed, 34, said her team was taking notes and asking about symptoms, previous illnesses and travel history of people when they suddenly heard shouts of “maaro maaro (hit them)’’.
Projects under Category A are appraised by the Ministry, and those under category B by states. Projects exempted from EIA and public hearings are classified under Category B2.
A dozen senior representatives of industry chamber Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) were among those who attended the meeting.
Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said that in Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak, “we have reason to suspect community transmission. Our surveillance has to be taken one step forward”.
The MHA also clarified that laboratories, including those for testing COVID-19 samples, are exempt from lockdown restrictions.
Logesh reportedly left Nagpur on March 30. Local residents had informed police about the movement of Logesh and a dozen people on the highway on April 1. He died after police and revenue officials shifted them to a shelter in West Marredpally in Hyderabad.
The Solicitor General said ‘professional PIL shops’ must be locked down until the country and the world emerge from the crisis.
The bench took up via video conferencing an appeal against the Kerala High Court order directing the opening of roads so that patients from Kasaragod can access emergency medical care facilities in Mangaluru.
Sources, meanwhile, told The Indian Express that officials across districts have been told to be prepared for an extension in curfew restrictions if things take turn for the worse.
Tamil Nadu reported 102 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, and of them 100 are linked to people who attended the congregation in Delhi.