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Panchkula to get 7 new ventilators as Tricity records rise in COVID-19 cases

April 1, 2020 4:13:04 am

The department is all set to get as many as seven new ventilators to its name, from funds of the state government as well as the money donated by speaker of Haryana Vidhan Sabha and MLA of the city, Gian Chand Gupta.

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IIT-Ropar students develop app to track contact history of patients

April 1, 2020 4:12:36 am

The group of students, who created this application, developed the MANU application apprehending the commencement of stage three of the COVID-19 pandemic, which involves community transmission.

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Sale of vitamin C tablets, betadine gargles spike; hydroxychloroquine to be sold on prescription in Tricity

April 1, 2020 3:57:43 am

Even as doctors suggest that Limcee is a good immunity booster, they also advise to gargle with salt water gargle instead of with betadine gargles.

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Didn’t get PPE while treating patient: PGI’s quarantined staff

April 1, 2020 3:44:14 am

The delay was made even as we were in direct contact with the patient,” says a member of the nursing staff at PGIMER who was one of the staff members exposed to the 65-year-old COVID-19 patient who passed away.

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Panchkula: 36 who attended Tablighi events put in quarantine

April 1, 2020 3:14:01 am

Another group of 27 people, who too attended Tablighi Jamaat at Sikar, Rajasthan, and had arrived at their village Khuda Baksh in Pinjore of Panchkula on March 21 were put in quarantine at the same place.

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Look for all those who came in contact with positive cases, Badnore tells Health Dept officials

April 1, 2020 3:06:57 am

UT Administrator V P Singh Badnore along with Adviser Manoj Parida presided over a meeting with senior officials of the Tricity and reviewed the pandemic situation.

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Capt Amarinder Singh claims Nayagaon man died on Monday

April 1, 2020 2:54:46 am

The Chandigarh Administration and officials from PGIMER, however, maintained that the patient was alive and on a ventilator and passed away on Tuesday morning.

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First COVID-19 death in Mohali dist: Nayagaon resident dies at PGIMER

April 1, 2020 2:49:01 am

Confirming the death, Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan tweeted, “The 65 M patient reported yesterday had unfortunately passed away at PGI. His close contacts who are already isolated, are being tested.”

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Panchkula: Nurse tests positive for COVID-19 after coming in contact with phone of first positive patient

April 1, 2020 2:22:39 am

It was on the evening of March 20 that a 40-year-old became the first person to test positive in Haryana’s Panchkula district.

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PGIMER nurse among 2 more who test positive in Chandigarh, tally now 15

April 1, 2020 2:16:02 am

The 31-year-old nursing staff member was one of the 36 healthcare staff from PGIMER who were exposed to the 65-year-old patient from Nayagaon in the emergency ward of the hospital. She did not wear adequate protective equipment.

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Punjab: 1,300 cops withdrawn from VVIP duty to join COVID-19 frontline

March 31, 2020 11:12:57 pm

As many as 44,546 personnel were on the field Tuesday to enforce restrictions and conduct relief operations on a war footing, a government statement said.

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In Punjab, farm bodies offer help in creating awareness, govt silent

March 31, 2020 10:08:22 pm

While the government has initiated its own door-to-door drive to sensitize people about the spread of the disease that could be deadly, the farm bodies have been writing to the government to allow them to join in.

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Haryana Chief Minister hints lockdown may extend beyond April 14

March 31, 2020 9:25:10 pm

Talking about exodus of migrant labourers, Khattar said, “We have overcome that problem. All those people have agreed to our appeal and are now in safe homes/ relief camps. 467 relief camps have been set up in the state with a capacity of 70,000 people."

17 from Himachal attended Tablighi Jamaat gathering in Delhi’s Nizamuddin: Police

March 31, 2020 9:12:08 pm

According to the police, none of them have returned to Himachal Pradesh and have instead been quarantined in Delhi.

Dalai Lama writes to Modi, expresses his support in efforts to control Coronavirus

March 31, 2020 4:34:35 pm

The Dalai Lama also made a donation to PM CARES Fund from the Dalai Lama Trust and the staff of the Dalai Lama’s office also donated their one day’s salary to the Fund.

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Chandigarh: Employer booked for asking his workers to leave job

March 31, 2020 4:14:05 am

The eight labourers were returning to their native state of Uttar Pradesh when a police party meet them. They disclosed that they were shown the door.

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Chandigarh: Transporter trucks stranded, drivers refuse to go on long routes as dhabas remain shut

March 31, 2020 4:11:03 am

Bharat Goswami, a transporter in Chandigarh, is unable to send his consignment of hand sanitisers to be delivered in Bihar, as ordered by the Bihar government, as his trucks are stuck in Chandigarh, with no driver agreeing to make the journey.

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Chandigarh: Name, shame, boycott those who violate curfew, says UT Advisor

March 31, 2020 4:05:58 am

“What hurts is the stupid people’s attempt to sink the ship by societal mass infection. The violators of lock down are social criminals," said UT Adviser.

Maharashtra: Coronavirus cases touch 302, one dead in Palghar

Chandigarh: Five test positive in a day, two from outside quarantine list

March 31, 2020 4:03:20 am

The 40-year-old mother of the eighth COVID-19 patient, a 22-year-old resident of Sector 30 who had travel history from Dubai, tested positive for the disease on Monday.

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Punjab: PSEB postpones board examinations for all classes

March 31, 2020 3:54:44 am

PSEB’s Controller Examination, Janak Raj Mehrok said that the practical examination of fifth and eighth grades and the written examinations of matric and senior secondary examination have been postponed for indefinite period.