Singer Ricky Martin extended PPE kits to healthcare workers amid the pandemic while working with his Ricky Martin Foundation and plans to help people with a series of 'mental health and educational programmes.'
Drugmakers worldwide are rushing to develop treatments and vaccines for the illness that has caused more than 371,000 deaths globally.
No large, rigorous scientific studies have found the drug, hydroxychloroquine, safe or effective for preventing or treating Covid-19, and some smaller studies have indicated worse outcomes from those taking the drug.
The United States has delivered two million doses of the antimalarial medicine hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to Brazil to fight COVID-19, the White House said Sunday, though the drug has not been proven effective against the coronavirus. It said the US would soon also send 1,000 ventilators to Brazil, the epicenter of South America's outbreak with nearly 500,000 confirmed cases. "We are also announcing a joint United States-Brazilian research effort that will include randomized controlled clinical trials," it added.
The government is likely to prohibit people's movement from 9 PM to 5 AM during which all non-essential activities will not be allowed. At present, the timing is from 7 pm to 7 am.
The five-month pregnant woman, who was undergoing treatment at the Bharatpur-based special COVID-19 Hospital, tested negative on RT-PCR testing, the Himalayan Times reported, citing the ministry.
Brazil reported a record 33,274 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday and the death toll surpassed that of France and now ranks only below the United States, Britain and Italy. The country's minister of health says the real number
The new cases include 16 pregnant women — 10 from Baramulla district — and a nursing assistant from the Chest Diseases hospital in Srinagar, the officials said.
The death toll has gone up by 193 since Saturday morning, of which 99 deaths were reported from Maharashtra, 27 from Gujarat, 18 from Delhi, nine each from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, seven from West Bengal, six each from Tamil Nadu and Telangana, five from Bihar, three from Uttar Pradesh, two from Punjab, and one each from Haryana and Kerala.
As many as 13 fresh fatalities pushed the overall tally to 173. Of the new cases, 95 were passengers who arrived in the state through various modes of transport, the bulletin said.
BJP spokesperson Brig (Retd) Anil Gupta said the news of a senior IAS officer testing positive for COVID-10 on return from Srinagar raises doubts on the adherence of the adminstration's SOPs and guidelines by senior officers.
Bengaluru, May 31: The Karnataka government on Sunday lifted restrictions on the inter-state and intra-state movement of people and goods as it laid the roadmap for easing lockdown in a phased manner outside the containment zones. The state government has issued
Ryanair is preparing a "pile them high, sell them cheap" price war to lure passengers onto its summer holiday flights.
While LNJP Hospital is a dedicated COVID-19 facility under the Delhi government, rest three hospitals are under the central government.
With social distancing unlikely among babies and toddlers, parents of young children across the country are debating the health and safety risks inherent in child care centers, and weighing what few alternatives they have to balancing family and work. Many states have issued new health and safety guidelines for licensed providers meant to help minimize infection risks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is also urging child care providers to have caretakers wear masks and other personal protective equipment, clean and sanitize all surfaces more vigilantly, and screen kids and teachers with temperature checks.
According to Health Department guidelines, testing of incoming individuals in intra or inter-district movement within a zone is not required.
The call led to panic and confusion among relatives of deceased Devram Bhosikar who worried if they had cremated the right person as they had not seen the face since the corpse was wrapped as per COVID-19 protocol.
While 670 people are under treatment for the infection in various hospitals, 590 have been treated and discharged, including 10 who have recovered today, a press release from the Health Minister K K Shailaja said.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the state currently stood at 5,501 in the state, while active cases rose to 3,027, the department said.
Dingko Singh, who was air lifted from Manipur to Delhi for treatment of his liver cancer, tested positive for Covid-19
Changing rooms could be off limits, while kids are likely to only be allowed in for lessons.
The three hospitals are located in Mumbra in Thane municipal limits and have been sealed by the civic body.