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Faridabad sees fifth coronavirus case: Man who runs shop in Delhi tests positive

March 31, 2020 3:58:40 pm

“He had been in touch with someone in Delhi who tested positive for coronavirus, after which he also gave his sample for testing in Safdarjung Hospital. The report has come positive today,” a spokesperson of the district administration said.

Delhi: Days after mohalla clinic doctor tests positive for Covid-19, contact tracing of 1200 patients underway

March 31, 2020 3:51:11 pm

The chain of transmission started from a 38-year-old woman from Dilshad Garden who was tested positive on March 18, almost 10 days after she returned from Saudi Arabia.

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Man suffers burns in sanitiser mishap

March 31, 2020 1:32:23 am

The incident occurred Sunday evening and the man was rushed to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi, where he is undergoing treatment.

Arvind Kejriwal: Migrant exodus fuelled by rumours

March 31, 2020 1:23:46 am

During the day, L-G Anil Baijal also directed police to pick up those found on roads without curfew passes and send them to the nearest shelters for quarantining.

For elderly living alone, lockdown brings challenges

March 31, 2020 1:12:38 am

The outbreak and the nation-wide lockdown has resulted in similar stories being shared by several people about their aged parents who don’t live with them.

Jail officials blame ‘troublemakers’ as 2 videos emerge flagging hygiene and crowding issues

March 31, 2020 1:04:31 am

Delhi Prisons Director General Sandeep Goel said, “They are making false allegations. Food is hygienic and doctors are available round the clock. Inmates are regularly screened for symptoms. Isolation wards have been made.”

Doctors from Lok Nayak, GB Pant hospitals on COVID-19 duty to be housed in Hotel Lalit: Kejriwal

Two minors among six new COVID-19 cases in Noida

March 31, 2020 12:57:46 am

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.

Rumours in neighbourhood, WhatsApp forwards prompted exodus from city

March 31, 2020 12:54:03 am

Rumours that the lockdown would last three months and that the curfew was “relaxed” for a day to allow them to go home were on Anul Aryan’s mind when he was packing his bags.

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Northeast Delhi riot victims left camp voluntarily, court told

March 31, 2020 12:47:51 am

Petitioner Shaikh Mujtaba Farooq, represented by Senior Advocate Colin Gonsalves, submitted riot victims are facing severe problems with regard to food and medical help.

Doctors from Lok Nayak, GB Pant hospitals on COVID-19 duty to be housed in Hotel Lalit: Kejriwal

17 doctors, nurses quarantined after contact with COVID-19 patient at RML

March 31, 2020 12:41:54 am

The development comes at a time when doctors and nurses are speaking out about health hazards and occupational risks faced by them in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, especially with regard to access to PPE (personal protective equipment) kits

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Eidgah relief camp victims to get help with food, medicine: Delhi govt to HC

March 30, 2020 9:49:43 pm

The Eidgah camp, where around 300 displaced families had been living since February, was allegedly shut after the central government announced the 21-day nationwide lockdown.

Nearly 300 foreigners who attended Nizamuddin event may be blacklisted for violating visa conditions

Delhi area under watch: Officials link 5 Telangana deaths to Nizamuddin mosque, trace 1,600 people

March 31, 2020 8:24:39 am

Nizamuddin is also being linked to cases in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Andaman Islands, Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh.

Doctors from Lok Nayak, GB Pant hospitals on COVID-19 duty to be housed in Hotel Lalit: Kejriwal

Doctors from Lok Nayak, GB Pant hospitals on COVID-19 duty to be housed in Hotel Lalit: Delhi govt

March 30, 2020 4:22:06 pm

An order by the Health and Family Welfare Department stated that the cost of accommodation at the hotel will be borne by the government.

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Delhi: AIIMS to convert trauma center for Covid-19 patients

March 31, 2020 12:43:22 am

"Over the last few days, the accidental cases have drastically reduced and the last batch of the patients from the Trauma Centre was shifted to the main AIIMS on Sunday,” Dr Amil Lathwal, medical superintendent of the hospital, said.

Amid lockdown, late night rush sees a packed bus depot in Delhi

March 30, 2020 2:44:09 am

At 10 pm Saturday, roads leading to the Anand Vihar Interstate Bus Terminal were packed with people and buses. By evening, the UP and Delhi governments had arranged close to 1,000 buses.

Lockdown intensifies as Delhi Police try to get a grip

March 30, 2020 2:39:03 am

Delhi Police stopped those trying to leave the capital on foot, sealed borders and barricaded arterial roads, especially those leading to the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border.

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Stay put, no one will go hungry: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

March 30, 2020 2:18:02 am

Kejriwal pointed out how other states — Kerala, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Odisha, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh Haryana and Punjab, among others — have also been witnessing similar scenes

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Most hail from Assam: Under shadow of Gurgaon towers, ragpicker colony runs out of supplies

March 30, 2020 2:09:04 am

Residents of every shanty The Indian Express spoke to said they had no money, no work, and no idea how to feed their families.

Maharashtra: Coronavirus cases touch 302, one dead in Palghar

Five more cases in Noida, all linked to private firm

March 30, 2020 1:57:31 am

According to officials, an FIR was filed at Expressway police station against the MD of the firm for not informing health authorities about the travel of a UK national in mid-March, which led to the outbreak.

Coronavirus: 11 Italian tourists discharged, one remains on ventilator

March 30, 2020 1:48:37 am

She is among 14 Italian tourists who were admitted to the hospital as suspected cases of COVID-19. Eleven of them have since been discharged after they recovered and tested negative for the disease.