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Friday, April 10, 2020

Amil Bhatnagar


At Noida and Ghaziabad hotspots, some teething trouble on Day 1
Fri, Apr 10, 2020

While the administration released a list of fruit and vegetable suppliers for each of the 22 hotspots, along with their phone numbers for home delivery, people said many remained unreachable.

Uttar Pradesh and Delhi seal hotspots until April 15: No one gets in or out
Thu, Apr 09, 2020

India coronavirus lockdown: While entire districts in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi will not face such stringent lockdown measures, movement of people will be completely curbed and all shops will be shut.

Covid-19: Noida, Ghaziabad residents indulge in ‘panic buying’ as UP govt announces sealing ‘hotspots’
Thu, Apr 09, 2020

According to UP government officials, at the hotspots identified in the districts, the present lockdown will be enforced strictly and movement will be restricted from Wednesday midnight.

UP: For third straight day, new coronavirus cases fall
Wed, Apr 08, 2020

The highest single-day jump in the new cases was on Saturday when 60 cases, mostly linked to the Delhi congregation of Tablighi Jamaat, were reported.

Coronavirus: 200 residents of Noida JJ cluster quarantined
Wed, Apr 08, 2020

Officials said the “positive patient” whose contacts are being traced is an electrician from a fire safety firm which has now been sealed. Two of his family members have also tested positive.

300 teams to check coronavirus spread in Noida
Tue, Apr 07, 2020

According to the administration, each team will have three members — one each from the health department, revenue department and police.

Delhi-NCR: Police braving odds with resolve, insurance can be considered, says top cop
Sun, Apr 05, 2020

The challenges have been humongous and unprecedented. We had to ensure there is enforcement but with a human face, says Gautam Budh Nagar Police Commissioner Alok Singh.

25 new Covid-19 cases in Agra, some had attended Tablighi Jamaat event
Sat, Apr 04, 2020

Medical officials in Agra's District Hospital have set up a special section where the Jamaat members and their contacts are being screened.

Yogi orders NSA against ‘unruly’ Tablighis: What they did is a criminal act
Sat, Apr 04, 2020

In Madhya Pradesh too, NSA has been slapped on four of seven arrested for attacking a medical team in Tatpatti Bakhal locality of Indore on Wednesday.

Amid spike in Noida cases, CMO of Gautam Budh Nagar is replaced
Fri, Apr 03, 2020

The shuffle comes in the wake of a visit by CM Yogi Adityanath to the district after Noida registered the highest number of coronavirus cases in the district.

Staff at Ghaziabad hospital allege misbehaviour by patients, probe on
Fri, Apr 03, 2020

The six men had earlier attended a congregation at the Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi last month.

Ex-village head, sons held after assaulting personnel on lockdown duty: UP Police
Fri, Apr 03, 2020

The alleged assault took place Wednesday evening when Morna chowki in-charge Lekhraj Singh and two constables were in the village to make announcements, asking people to stay home during the lockdown.

Noida: 9 ‘linked’ to firm test positive
Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Officials suspect the new cases are linked to the Noida fire safety firm which was sealed Tuesday. Till Wednesday evening, Noida had the maximum number of cases in the district at 48.

Coronavirus: 72-year-old dies in Meerut, was infected by person who came from Maharashtra
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

According to officials, the deceased is the father-in-law of the man who came from Amravati to Meerut. Medical officials state that sixteen members of the same family were infected during his 3 day stay in Meerut.

Uttar Pradesh: 103 cases of COVID-19 now, Noida firm sealed
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

73-year-old relative of a discharged patient in Lucknow critical, her contact ill.

Noida company hid information on foreigner visit: Linked to 23 coronavirus cases, firm is sealed
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

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.

‘Asked to quit’ amid lockdown, Meghalaya worker kills self in Agra
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

In a purported suicide message which went viral on social media, Lyngdoh ostensibly stated he was discriminated against, and that he had “nowhere to go” in wake of the lockdown.

Uttar Pradesh: Grim uptick, COVID-19 cases near 100
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Noida continued to be the hotspot of coronavirus cases in the state with 38 cases. In neighbouring Meerut, all the 14 new infected persons, including six women, had come in contact with the 50-year-old man from Amravati.

Yogi Adityanath pulls up officials over Noida cases, DM shunted out
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

At one point during the meeting Monday, sources said, the Chief Minister is learnt to have told Singh, Chief Medical Officer Dr Anurag Bhargava and other officials: “Bakwaas band karo (Stop this nonsense)”. Video clips of the incident were also shared on social media.

Two minors among six new COVID-19 cases in Noida
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

At least five of the six cases can be traced to a Noida fire safety firm — through which more than 20 people had been infected earlier.