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UP doctor claims has corona, resigns

Lakhimpur (Uttar Pradesh) |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

A doctor posted at a primary health centre in Dhaurhara tehsil of Lakhimpur district has 'resigned', claiming that he has "contracted coronavirus".

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Health team pelted with stones in MP's Indore (Lead)

Indore |Thursday, 2020 7:45:05 AM IST

A health department team on a visit to locate persons reportedly infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Indore's Tat Patti Bakhal area was pelted with stones. The health team consisted of f

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States asked to earmark dialysis facility in case of rise in corona pandemic

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST

The Health Ministry has issued guidelines for dialysis of Covid 19 patients asking states and Uts to earmark at least one dialysis facility in case of rise of COVID-19 epidemic.

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Centre to create portal for verifying facts, states urged to follow

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 6:15:05 AM IST

The Centre on Wednesday announced creation of a web portal where people can verify facts and unverified news promptly, and also advised the states and Union Territories (UTs) to create a similar mech

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Covid-19: Railways served food to 1.4 lakh people since March 28

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST

In the wake of the 21-day nationwide lockdown to cut the chain of transmission of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), the Indian Railways has served food to over 1.4 lakh people since March 28.

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Brazil's COVID-19 death toll reaches 240, with 6,836 infected

Brasilia |Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 AM IST

Brazil has reported the number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 rose from 5,717 to 6,836, with the death toll rising from 201 to 240, registering a 3.5-percent mortality rate.

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COVID-19 suspect attempts suicide in Delhi; saved

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

A patient in Delhi's Rajiv Gandhi Hospital attempted suicide but was saved by doctors, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednsday.

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Covid-19 not religion specific, anyone can get it: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday that the social media appears to be targeting a particular section of people, especially those who attended the recent Tablighi Jamaat religiou

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Strictly implement lockdown, don't allow exemptions: Govt to states

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST

The Union Home Ministry has directed all the states to "strictly" implement the 21-day nationwide lockdown measures and not allow any exemption beyond the guidelines issued by it.

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'Tablighi Jamaat cluster' doubles TN Covid-19 count to over 200

Chennai |Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

Tamil Nadu on Wednesday announced 110 new Coronavirus positive cases - nearly double than the number a day before - across 15 districts, taking its infected count to 234, with almost all the new patie

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Doc writes to Kerala CJI to withdraw free liquor delivery order

Kochi |Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

A medical professional attached to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Wednesday wrote a letter to Kerala Chief Justice S. Mani Kumar seeking his intervention to withdraw the state government's gu

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RSS, VHP helping with corona relief work

Lucknow |Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) will now help the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in checking the spread of coronavirus.

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