COVID-19: Doon becoming corona capital of U’khand

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The provisional capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun is on the way of becoming Corona capital of the state with 24 cases of the disease so far. On Monday, two more cases of novel Coronairus (COVID-19) were reported by the health department in the state and both of them were from Dehradun. Both these patients are from Bhagat Singh Colony and are said…

Fighting together

The Indian Express
The policy response to deal with this public health crisis requires coordinated action at both Central and state levels.

In the battle against COVID-19 , in which survival depends on a unity of purpose, governments can ill afford to play up differences and divisions on the smaller details, or allow them to take centrestage. Among the points of difference, and contention, between New…

Report sale of flu, cough, cold medicine: FDA to chemists

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Taking its fight against corona pandemic to another level, Punjab Government has asked the chemists to report sale of medicines to a person for treatment of flu, cough and cold.

To keep a tab on potential patients, Punjab Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has directed all the zonal licensing officers in the State to instruct the chemists in their jurisdiction to send a report to the▪ …

Follow rules of lockdown: CM Yogi

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Declaring that lockdown would continue in the districts having more than 10 cases, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that it was necessary to follow the rules of lockdown and maintain social distancing to control the spread of coronavirus.

While addressing a high-level lockdown review meeting at his official residence here on Monday, the chief minister said that the safety cycle had…

Two more test +ve in Punjab, total 246 now

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Two more persons were tested positive for coronavirus in Punjab on Monday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 246. The fresh cases were reported from Jalandhar and Mohali —both the contacts of corona positive patients.

As per the media bulletin released by the state Health Department, one positive case from Jalandhar has been added in the state’s tally. However, in…