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Punjab Cabinet to undergo Covid tests after minister turns positive

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

After a Punjab Cabinet Minister was diagnosed with coronavirus and hospitalised, the entire cabinet led by Amarinder Singh is likely to undergo Covid tests as a precaution, officials said on Wednesday

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Odisha to engage 7,000 health workers at Covid care homes

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST

The Odisha government has decided for temporary engagement of 7,000 health workers in Covid Care Homes across the state, said an official on Wednesday.

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Goa CM orders night curfew, weekend lockdown

Panaji |Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST

In wake of a spike in coronavirus cases in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday announced a night curfew in the state from Wednesday night (July 15) to August 10 apart from total shutdown of

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K'taka reports record 87 Covid deaths, tally 44,077

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST

A record number of 87 Covid patients succumbed to the virus in Karnataka, while 2,496 new cases raised the state's tally to 44,077, an official said on Tuesday.

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Weekend restrictions in UP till July 31

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

The weekend lockdowns in Uttar Pradesh will continue till July 31.

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Contract staff at Hyderabad's Gandhi Hospital on indefinite strike

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST

Over 700 contract staff, including nurses, sanitary and security workers, of government-run Gandhi Hospital here went on an indefinite strike on Wednesday, demanding regularisation of services and sal

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Delhi in better situation as compared to June: Kejriwal

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 6:45:07 PM IST

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that the Covid-19 situation in the national capital is much better than what the mathematical projections had predicted a month ago.

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Universal testing may help reduce Covid-19 infection: JHU study

New York |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) have stressed that universal testing may help reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes Covid-19.

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Bihar BJP chief tests corona positive; wife, mother infected too

Patna |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

BJP Bihar unit President Dr Sanjay Jaiswal has tested positive for coronavirus, apart from his wife and mother, a family member said on Wednesday.

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Odisha reports 618 Covid cases, 3 deaths

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

Odisha registered a huge spike in the number Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours with 618 new infectees taking the states tally to 14,898, the health department said on Wednesday.

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B'luru denizens upset with lockdown, sick of corona

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST

Re-imposition of a 9-day lockdown after 45 days of unlock to check the surging Covid cases has upset this tech city's 1.2-crore denizens, as they are sick of the elusive pandemic disrupting normal lif

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Lockdown in Agra helps, stability seen in Covid-19 cases

|Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

The collective efforts of the state health apparatus and private medical facilities, plus the sustained campaign by dozens of voluntary groups in Agra, have helped stabilise the average number of fres

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