The lockdown has impeded the release of five Bangladeshis from a jail in Mathura district even though they have served out their sentence. They had been convicted under the Foreigners Act.
According to the state information department, Yogi Aditynath said that depending on requirement “schools, community centres etc can be turned into shelter homes, and social distancing is to be followed”.
73-year-old relative of a discharged patient in Lucknow critical, her contact ill.
The GRP has come up with a list of 32 people he had come in contact with the constable so that they can be quarantined. The constable is currently being treated at Kasturba Hospital.
Junoon, an arts organisation set up by theatre personalities Sanjna Kapoor and Sameera Iyengar, announced its closure in an official statement on Tuesday.
With four new cases being reported on Wednesday, 12 people have tested positive for COVID-19 from the area. The BMC has said that 146 containment areas have been sealed after COVID-19 cases were reported in the locality.
Food and Civil Supplies Secretary Sanjay Khandare, however, said that cardholders will be permitted to lift April’s ration quota, under the public distribution system, from Wednesday onwards.
Nizamuddin West, an otherwise bustling neighbourhood known for its Sufi dargah, was filled with fear and anxiety Tuesday after the Centre declared it as one of the 10 COVID-19 hotspots in the country.
Referring to overcrowding in some vegetable markets over the last few days since a nationwide lockdown was announced, Thackeray told civic officials to shift markets to open grounds if required.
Meanwhile, 80 more people from Nizamuddin West – one of the hotspots of the virus — were admitted to hospitals after they showed symptoms of COVID-19.
The Delhi health department has put up a board outside the Babarpur mohalla clinic requesting people who visited during the period to go into home quarantine.
As migrants leave Maharashtra amid the nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, they unanimously say they had no place to stay and eat.
“Places where they are staying are for common use. No social distancing would be possible there, causing grave danger to public health,” said DCP (special branch) Suman Nalwa in her letter to the health secretary.
According to officials, a British national had visited the firm for an audit between March 15 and 19 — a fact the firm hid from authorities. The British national is alleged to be the source of the infection.
The campsite, which The Indian Express visited Monday, was filled with rows and rows of medical waste — surgical masks, gloves and empty tablet packets, among other items — packed into sky blue bags.
A Delhi government official said they are “not aware of any such message”, and maintained that “there was no decision by the Delhi government at any level” to escort people to the border.
Kuldeep Srivastava, head of IMD’s regional forecasting centre in Delhi, said the total rainfall recorded in the city in March was 109.6mm — an all-time high for the month since counting began in 1901.
The shelter has been readied for migrant workers in Delhi who have found themselves without a place to stay because of the lockdown.
The district has a population of over 15 lakh, and 448 samples have been sent for testing so far, according to data released by the Gurgaon health department Tuesday. Of these, 384 people have tested negative and results of 54 samples are awaited.
Meanwhile, a police inspector (PI) was suspended on Tuesday, after a video emerged of him thrashing vegetable sellers and overturning their carts in Nikol area of Ahmedabad