PM Narendra Modi makes a giant appeal, request citizens of the country to switch off lights on April 5 for 9 minutes and light a candle, diya, torch or mobile flashlight to mark India’s fight against Coronavirus.
14 more tested positive for COVID-19 in Rajasthan
Twins born amid pandemic in Raipur named ‘Corona’ and ‘Covid’
While the world may shudder on hearing the words Coronavirus or Covid-19, a woman in Raipur amidst the ravages of lockdown gave birth to twins and named them ‘Corona’ and ‘Covid’
When asked the reason behind doing so, the woman said that since, “There is a lot of apprehension nowadays regarding COVID-19. We wished to ease the anxiety and fear associated with these words”
Maharashtra govt launches online self-assessment toolWith positive Coronavirus cases rising to over 400 in Maharashtra, the state government has now taken an initiative to combat the pandemic online, by launching a COVID-19 self-assessment tool.The government has created a digital platform, wherein citizens can assess their symptoms staying at home, later contact authorities if they have any queries about their health condition. Collaborating with Apoolo 24×7 the state government has launched an online tool, available at https://covid-19.maharashtra.gov.in/, to help people assess their symptoms at home.
Covid-19 positive cases rise to 6 in Goa
South Korea brings its caseload over 10,000, reports 86 new positive cases of the Coronavirus
Global companies to offer 1 million Covid-19 test kits
The US-based Thermo Fisher Scientific, Germany’s Siemens, Altona, and South Korea’s Seegene are likely to start supplying Covid-19 test kits.
Global and Multinational companies are gearing up to supply more than a million diagnostic kits to India, as the country looks to increase testing for the novel coronavirus.
Second person in Mumbai’s densely populated slums of Dharavi tests positive for COVID-19
576 Tablighi Jamaat attendees quarantined in Maharashtra
As per a a senior home ministry official around 9,000 Tablighi Jamaat members and their primary contacts have been quarantined till now across the country in view of the deadly coronavirus infection
Crowded in camps, Rohingya refugees vulnerable to virus
With more than 1 million people tightly packed in one of the world’s largest refugee camps in Bangladesh are bracing towards a doable outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic as Rohingya refugees are highly exposed to the virus due to unsanitary living conditions in the camps.
World Bank approves a fast-track $1 billion aid to India to help India prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen its public health preparedness.