Day: April 21, 2021

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 2204 new positive cases, 135430 recovered so far JAMMU, APRIL 21: The Government on Wednesday informed that 2204 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 905 from Jammu division and 1299 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive […]

Designated Private hospitals to increase bed capacity for Covid patients: Div Com

JAMMU, APRIL 21: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer today convened a meeting of Health and Medical Education Department regarding rationalization of Covid cases management in designated private health care institutions.The meeting was attended by CEO Shrine Board, Ramesh Kumar; Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Anshul Garg; CEO Ayushman Bharat, […]

White House aims to make it easier for people to get vaccine

WASHINGTON — The White House is trying to overcome diminishing demand for COVID-19 shots by making it easier for Americans to get vaccinated even as the United States is set to meet President Joe Biden’s goal of administering 200 million coronavirus doses in his first 100 days in office. With […]

Navalny’s life in ‘serious danger’, must be treated abroad – U.N. experts

U.N. human rights experts called on Russia on Wednesday to allow jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny to be medically evacuated and treated abroad, saying they believed his life was at risk. Navalny has been kept in harsh conditions in a high-security penal colony and “denied access to adequate […]

Japan PM cancels trip to India, Philippines amid rising COVID-19 cases

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has cancelled plans to visit India and the Philippines during his country’s extended holiday starting in late April amid a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, a senior government spokesman said on Wednesday. Japan’s government is considering a state of emergency for Tokyo and […]

India to increase oxygen supplies amid shortage -govt

The Indian government plans to increase supplies of medical oxygen in coming days, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said on Wednesday, as a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases soaks up supplies. The government was also evaluating applications from suppliers overseas for oxygen imports, Bhushan told a news conference, adding […]

Bureaucratic barriers leave COVID-19 patients begging for beds in India’s most populous state

As Sushil Kumar Srivastava’s breathlessness worsened, his family bundled the 70-year-old into a car and drove him to a hospital in the capital of India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state, where he tested positive for the coronavirus. After the private hospital turned the retired government official away because it […]

PM addresses the nation on the COVID-19 situation

Expresses condolences for the lives lost to the pandemic Praises doctors, medical staff, paramedical staff, sanitation workers, ambulance drivers, security forces and police force for their contribution Government is working with speed and sensitivity to meet the increasing demand of oxygen: PM After 1st May, every person above […]

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