Tag: Lockdown 2.0

Manipur imposes total curfew in 7 districts from May 8, state reports 600 fresh COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

Imphal: Manipur government on Friday (May 6) decided to impose 24-hour curfew in seven districts for nine days starting Saturday to check spread of the virus. The curfew will be in force in those districts from May 8 till May 17. For rest of the state, night curfew from 7 pm to 5 am shall […]

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After France, Spain detects 11 cases of COVID-19 variant first identified in India

Madrid: Spain’s health minister has confirmed that the European country has detected 11 cases of the new strain of the coronavirus first identified in India. Minister Carolina Darias said the cases were two separate outbreaks discovered by health officials in recent days. Earlier, France had confirmed three cases of Indian COVID-19 variants in the country. […]

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Death of COVID-19 patients due to oxygen shortage a ‘criminal act, not less than genocide’: Allahabad HC

Allahabad: Coming down heavily on the Uttar Pradesh government, the Allahabad High Court has said that the death of COVID-19 patients due to oxygen shortage is a “criminal act and not less than a “genocide.” The high court said this on Tuesday amid reports of shortage of medical oxygen due to a rise in COVID-19 […]

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Complete lockdown in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur for 10 days amid COVID spike

New Delhi: Amid a spike in coronavirus cases, authorities on Tuesday (May 4) imposed a 10-day long lockdown in the Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. The latest restrictions will stay enforced until May 10. Strict curbs will be imposed in Kolhapur along with Sangli and Satara districts of western Maharashtra amid the rise in COVID-19 cases, […]

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EC officials should be booked for murder: Poll Panel moves Supreme Court against Madras High Court observation

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Saturday (May 1) moved Supreme Court against Madras High Court observations that the poll panel was singularly responsible for surge in coronavirus COVID-19 cases across the country. The poll panel has challeneged the Madras High Court observation where it blasted it for its failure to maintain COVID-19 protocols.  The […]

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US delivers large shipments of medical supplies to India

New Delhi: Two American military aircraft on Friday brought to India large amounts of emergency medical supplies as part of the Joe Biden administration’s support to the country’s fight against a devastating wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The first consignment of the supplies was brought to Delhi in a C-5M Super Galaxy, one of the […]

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West Bengal announces partial lockdown, bans all political, religious gatherings

New Delhi: The West Bengal government led by Mamata Banerjee on Friday (April 30) announced restrictions on the state for an indefinite period of time. As per the notification released by the government, all shopping malls, cinema halls, restaurants and bars, sports complexes, gyms, spas, beauty parlours and swimming pools will remain closed until further […]

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Maharashtra extends lockdown till May 15 amid rising cases of COVID-19

New Delhi: The Maharashtra government on Thursday (April 29) extended its COVID-19 induced lockdown-like restrictions till May 15. The lockdown-like restrictions will now continue till 7 am on May 15.  Maharashtra government extends current COVID19 restrictions till May 15 pic.twitter.com/TaE6hCJoIV — ANI (@ANI) April 29, 2021 The order issued by chief secretary Sitaram Kunte said […]

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‘I have lived my life’: 85-year-old Nagpur man vacates hospital bed for younger COVID patient, dies at home

NAGPUR: Narayan Dabhalkar, an 85-year-old COVID-19 patient, voluntarily gave up his hospital bed in Nagpur to save the life of a younger patient on Saturday, saying, “I have lived my life”. Sadly, the octogenarian later died at his home on Tuesday but before that, he had won a million hearts for his nobel gesture.  Narayan […]

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