On January 4, 2021, Cutis Biotech filed an application before a District Court (Commercial Court) in Pune for a temporary injunction on Serum Institute and restraining it from using the trademark Covishield.
Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, who got his second dose of the vaccine at Mohali on Tuesday, said that with highest vaccine coverage, Pathankot is continuously leading in Punjab in the Covid vaccination drive.
A 35-year-old died by suicide inside the emergency Covid ward of the Ludhiana civil hospital on Tuesday.
The existing restrictions allowed essential shops to be open for customers throughout on weekdays, but it has been noted that people were moving out in large numbers on the excuse of visiting these stores.
“All the ministers have requested the CM to announce a complete lockdown in the state from 8 pm tomorrow. The cabinet has taken a decision about the complete lockdown. The CM will make a final announcement,” said Health Minister Rajesh Tope.
Vijay Rupani stated that since a large number of weddings are lined up across the state on April 25, 26 and 27, the area police stations will be held responsible for any violations of Covid guidelines.
Advocate Anand Yagnik, representing Dhanani, submitted: “By distributing the Remdesivir injections, (even) on a condition of providing Covid certificate and doctor’s prescription at BJP office in Surat, is illegal.."
Officials said around 30 people, some of whom were already with the patient and more who came later, started creating ruckus at the hospital around 2 pm on Monday.
According to the circular issued by the finance department, the banking business for customers shall be undertaken from 10 am to 2 pm.
School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad also said that on the scope of student assessment, the state government will issue details in the coming days.
A medical doctor and teacher by profession and a student and teacher of Bharatnatyam by passion, Dr Vidya Gokhale was the pillar that held up Maya CARE for the past decade.
Taking note of reports on shortage and hoarding of critical medicines for Covid-19 patients, it directed the Centre and the Drugs Controller General of India to issue necessary directions.
The weekend curfew across the state will begin at 9 am on Friday and continue till 6 am on Monday. It will be in place for the next three weeks.
Last week, the Delhi Police Special Branch had alerted all district police personnel that there is a possibility of migrant labourers trying to move out of Delhi-NCR, fearing a sudden lockdown, and if any mass movement is observed, local police should assist them with adequate deployment to speed up the process.
Out of 19,537 beds for Covid patients, only 2,682 are available – most of them in government hospitals. The shortage of ICU beds is more severe and out of 4,585 only 30 are vacant.
This came after the state government informed the HC that currently about 35, 124 prisoners are lodged across 47 jails in Maharashtra, which have capacity to house nearly 23217 inmates.
Hundreds of migrants, some of whom could not get a bus or train on Monday, when a week-long lockdown came into effect in Delhi, gathered at Anand Vihar to try again on Tuesday.
According to sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) all possible efforts are being made to smoothen the supply lines.
On Tuesday, police caught red-handed Shaik Mazhar (33), a pharmacy store owner, when he was trying to sell six vials of covifor (generic brand of Remdesivir) near a private hospital.
Unable to get slots for home testing, hundreds begin queuing up from the morning at hospitals where testing is available, often waiting between an hour to three hours.
CM Arvind Kejriwal is attending meetings through video conferencing.
The project is expected to aid travel to the Information Technology and Biotechnology (IT/BT) sectors based in the Karnataka capital.
The plea claimed that insufficiency of facilities during the pandemic led to violation of fundamental rights of citizens of the state, including right to life and personal liberty under Article 21 of the Constitution.
The problem with oxygen supply started three days back when one of the contractors suddenly stopped supply to the Jumbo Covid Hospital.
"Since we are not getting adequate stock of Remdesivir, we have been forced to skip a couple of doses to Covid-19 patients," YCM hospital dean Dr Rajendra Wable told The Indian Express this afternoon.