While denying that the deaths of the two patients resulted from oxygen shortage, the NMCH hospital administration conceded that the oxygen pressure had decreased after a delay in filling the cylinders.
Tamil Nadu is home to more than 10 lakh migrant workers, with the majority hailing from northern and north-eastern states. In March last year, after the nationwide lockdown took effect, most of these workers were left stranded at the Central station without trains.
Patole emphasised the Congress' commitment to ensure that every eligible person is reached and covered through the vaccination drive.
As of 6 pm, April 21, there were nine vacant ICU beds and five vacant ventilator beds in the district.
Officials managing home isolation in south, east, central and north districts said they are trying to augment their manpower as the number of patients is significantly higher than the previous Covid surge in November.
City’s minimum temperatures forecast for Thursday is expected to see a marginal fall and range between 19 – 20 degrees. The day temperatures too shall drop and remain between 36 and 37 degrees on Thursday.
Senior officers are planning to get everyone vaccinated soon to ensure safety of their staff, many of whom work more than 12 hours a day at Covid hospitals and testing and isolation centres.
As per an order issued by the State Drug Controller, 26 officers and government staff have been appointed to operate the war room.
DCP (Rohini district) Pranav Tayal told The Indian Express that they are already providing food to migrant workers and have now just set up a proper framework.
Delhi Police Spokesperson, Chinmoy Biswal said they have decided to open care centres in view of the freshly rising incidents of covid infection among Delhi Police personnel, who are frontline warriors in the battle against coronavirus.
The senior author of the study added that such networks were still nowhere close to performing as well as the human brain in perceiving visual cues, despite having evolved significantly over the past decade.
The RAT was performed on Sunday as one of the women prisoners was found infected and shifted to the Covid care centre at St George Hospital in South Mumbai, an official said.
A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Girish S Kulkarni on April 9 had asked the Centre and state government to file an affidavit on vaccination protocols and whether senior citizens can avail of a door-to-door drive.
Police said the oxygen cylinders were to reach Jaipur Golden Hospital in Rohini this morning but the truck wasn't able to cross the Singhu border.
A cork in the oxygen tank had malfunctioned which led to a reduction in pressure in the oxygen pipeline that goes straight into Covid wards.
To avoid any more such alleged incidents, Anil Vij has issued instructions that all oxygen tankers will now be escorted by state police force.
Pune City Police Commissioner Amitabh Gupta said Kakde had been arrested for planning the rally. Kakde was scheduled to be produced before a court in Pune later on Wednesday afternoon.
After the woman went missing, her mother informed the neighbours and upon searching the area, they found her body on a railway track
There are a total of 1,71,861 registered workers but registration will be kept open and newly registered workers will be covered too, stated the order.
Most of them had returned recently from Maharashtra to participate in a festival.
In the youngest age group of 13 to 21 years, 6.91 per cent have been affected by Covid.
The local police found a suicide note in their room which said the two were “upset" as their health was deteriorating and didn’t wish to live anymore.
It is alleged that people were also allowed to take selfies with Punjabi singer Karan Aujla inside the jail premises, and that Aujla and his friends' mobile phones were also not checked.
The enactment of a legislation will give legal sanctity to the Teachers Transfer Policy, introduced by our government in 2019 to make the entire process transparent, efficient and corruption-free, he said.
Deputy Municipal Commissioner Smita Zagade said at least 25 smaller private hospitals were in "panic mode" after their oxygen stock had exhausted.