Himachal HC summons Chief Secy over PHC functioning

Shimla |Saturday, 2020 4:15:06 AM IST

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday directed the Chief Secretary and the Secretary (Health) to be present before the court on Saturday in connection with the functioning of a Primary Health Cent

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'Vitamin D cuts complications, risk of death in Covid patients'

New York |Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST

A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that patients with sufficient levels of Vitamin D are less likely to experience complications and die from Covid-19.

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Florida to lift curbs on restaurants, bars

Miami |Saturday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST

Authorities in the US state of Florida have decided to lift all Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants and bars effective immediately.

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Telangana continues to see surge in Covid cases

Hyderabad |Saturday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST

The Covid-19 cases in Telangana continued to surge as the state reported 2,239 new infections on Saturday.

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BMC chief, Houston Mayor conferred IACC 'Covid Warriors' award

Mumbai |Saturday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST

The Municipal Commissioner of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation I.S. Chahal and Mayor of Houston, Texas, Sylvester Turner were among the Covid crusaders from India and the US, who were honoured w

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Agra records a new high in Covid-19 testing

Agra |Saturday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST

Agra has achieved a new high in testing Covid-19 samples. The total samples tested exceeds 1,78,000, said the health officials on Saturday.

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Assam announces new quarantine rules for air passengers

Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST

The Assam government on Friday announced new quarantine rules for air passengers, slashing the home quarantine to a day if they come out negative in an expedited test.

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Odisha records all-time high Covid-19 cases

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST

Odisha recorded its biggest single-day spike of 4,356 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state's total tally to 2,05,452, said a health official on Saturday.

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COVID-19 survivor continues to care for B'luru hospital patients (Ld)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST

Setting an example in compassion and selfless service, a senior nurse continues to diligently care for patients at Manipal Hospital here after surviving COVID-19.

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Covid during pregnancy not linked to complication in newborns

London |Saturday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST

Researchers have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, during pregnancy was not associated with complications in the newborn child.

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Andhra records 7k Covid cases, recoveries continue to outnumber

Amaravati |Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh recorded 7,073 new Covid cases, raising the state's tally to 6.61 lakh, even as a lower number of recoveries outnumbered infections on Friday.

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Hetero launches 'patient compliant pack' of Favivir for Covid treatment

Hyderabad |Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

Hetero, one of India's leading generic pharmaceutical companies and the world's largest producer of anti-retroviral drugs, on Friday announced the launch of first-ever "patient compliant pack" of Favi

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