While cases were reported from all sectors, Manimajra reported 53 new cases, Sector 40 had 29 cases, Sectors 37 reported 22 cases, Sector 22 had 19 cases, Sector 41 reported 16 cases, Sector 7, 21, 19 has 14 cases each
This time, according to Dr Mahesh Hiranandani, a well-known pediatrician, the worst affected are in the age group of 25 to 45 years, with a rising number of children also testing positive for Covid.
A total of 22,921 people have tested positive in the district, of which 16,788 hail from Panchkula and the remaining are from neighbouring districts. A total of 212 healthcare workers have also been infected in Panchkula so far.
Mohali district’s recovery rate stood at 81.39 per cent on Sunday. A total of 29,360 patients have recovered in the district so far.
Fifty passengers from that state tested positive for the coronavirus during the period, railway officials said.
The incident occured on April 16, when some BJP leaders of the party’s Vadodara unit, including its president Dr Vijay Shah, had reached the crematorium to participate in the last rites of a party leader.
Since the outbreak of the pandemic in Vadodara, Muslim volunteers have been at the forefront of performing Covid-19 cremations in cases where families of the deceased have refused to come along or been unable to join due to quarantine.
Madhya Pradesh has witnessed a steep rise in its oxygen consumption: from 64 metric tonnes consumed on March 22 to 330 metric tonnes on April 18.
The call is likely to be supported by nearly 40 organisations.
The incident occurred on April 14 when Abhimanyu (15), a Class 10 student, was killed by a gang which came looking for his brother, against whom they had harboured a grudge.
Founder of a non-governmental organisation, Khet Vikas Parishad, and a Gujarati fortnightly newspaper, Naya Marg, Indukumar Jani worked extensively in tribal areas through ashram-shalas and the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA).
The Panchmahals district police detained vice-president of the Ghoghamba Taluka Panchayat and BJP leader Chhelu Galu Rathwa, his son Anil and six others after they were booked for alleged violations of the Covid-19 guidelines during a wedding celebration in Zoz village of the taluka on Saturday.
Another 195 people were served notices and seven were untraceable.
FDA has pushed Cipla to manufacture liquid Remdesivir as early as possible after all permissions were cleared on April 17. Officials in Kamla Lifesciences told The Indian Express that they will begin manufacturing 90,000-95,000 liquid Remdesivir vials per day from April 19.
Those not carrying a negative RT-PCR result must undergo a Rapid Antigen Tests on arrival at stations in Maharashtra. Those with symptoms will be taken to appropriate Covid facilities, including institutional quarantine, depending on severity of symptoms.
According to police, the woman’s husband is admitted in the Covid ward. She was trying to meet him and was entering the ward when the doctor stopped her.
Although enrolment under MNREGA in the state increases in peak summer -- from mid-April to June end -- the Covid 19 restrictions are believed to be a primary reason for growing demand for MNREGA in rural Maharashtra.
Since Saturday, the railway police have arrested five persons under the Indian Penal Code section 188 for disobedience to order given by public servant and section 51 B of the Disaster Management Act for refusing to comply with the directive issued by the central or state governments.
On Sunday, Gujarat reported 10,340 fresh Covid-19 cases, the highest spike in a day, taking the number of infections to 4,03,823. The state also saw the highest 110 fatalities during the day, taking the toll to 5,390.
According to preliminary information given by officials of the Pune unit of Government Railway Police (GRP), the officer came to the station in his official vehicle around noon. A while later he jumped under the Udyan Express, officials said.
A police officer from Hadapsar police station said, "Rehman went for a swim with his friends and, later in the evening, the friends went to his family members and told them that Rehman had slipped in the well and drowned.
Man forced the two girls to lay in front of the moving vehicle, wife and youngest daughter managed to escape, the police said.
The accused, the Gujarat ATS said, have claimed they were paid Rs 2 lakh in advance and were also assigned “code names”.
Police said the woman hasn't been arrested as she tested positive for Covid and is under isolation.
Currently, the case doubling time in Rajasthan is 45 days, compared to 52 days for India, and week specific positivity rate (for April 11-17) stands at 12.91 per cent for Rajasthan, while for India it was 14.40 per cent.