Day: April 24, 2021

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports 2030 new positive cases, 138184 recovered so far JAMMU, APRIL 24: The Government on Saturday informed that 2030 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19),834 from Jammu division and 1196 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases […]

Jerusalem tension triggers Gaza-Israel fire exchange

JERUSALEM — Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired some three dozen rockets into Israel overnight Saturday, while the Israeli military struck back at targets operated by the ruling Hamas group. The exchange came as tensions in Jerusalem spilled over into the worst round of cross-border violence in […]

India must reduce mobility and mixing to rein in pandemic-WHO

India must control mobility and mixing to reduce a surge in infections, the World Health Organization emergencies director Mike Ryan said on Friday. He called reducing transmission in India a “very difficult task”. “We’ve got to reduce mixing in whatever way we can to reduce infection. The Indian […]

Germany’s Greens chancellor candidate vows to get tough on Russia and China

Germany must increase pressure on Russia following its military buildup at the Ukrainian border and strive for a policy of “dialogue and toughness” towards China, the Greens chancellor candidate Annalena Baerbock said in a newspaper interview. Baerbock announced on Monday that she would run to become chancellor at […]

India’s daily COVID-19 cases rise by record 346,786 – health ministry

India posted a record tally of 346,786 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, while daily deaths from COVID-19 also jumped by a record, government data released on Saturday showed. Deaths rose by 2,624 to reach a total of 189,544, according to health ministry data. Reuters April 24, […]

Indian hospitals turn away patients in COVID-19 ‘tsunami’

Overwhelmed hospitals in India begged for oxygen supplies on Saturday as the country’s coronavirus infections soared again overnight in a “tsunami” of disease, setting a new world record for cases for the third consecutive day. Max Healthcare, which runs a network of hospitals in north India, tweeted that […]

Dr. Harsh Vardhan oversees addition of 500 Oxygenated Beds in Delhi

Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre & Hospital at Chhatarpur to have 2000 oxygenated beds in Total “Centre continuously supporting States and UTs in ramping up Treatment Infrastructure in the collective fight against COVID19” Minister Commends dedication and selfless service of medical staff and ITBP personnel DELHI, APRIL 24: […]

PM chairs a high-level meeting on measures to increase supply of oxygen & oxygen related equipment

Basic customs duty & health cess to be waived off on oxygen & oxygen related equipment Covid related vaccines to be exempted from basic customs duty These measures will boost availability of these items as well as make them cheaper DELHI, APRIL 24: The Prime Minister chaired a […]

Centre guides States/UTs for Effective Implementation of New Vaccination Strategy from 1st May onwards

States/UTs provided Comprehensive Action Plan for Accelerated Augmentation of their Hospital Infrastructure DELHI, APRIL 24: Union Health Secretary Shri Rajesh Bhushan and Dr R S Sharma, Chairman, Empowered Group on Technology and Data Management to combat COVID-19 chaired a high-level meeting to guide the States/UTs on effective implementation […]

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