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GMCH staff nurse absconds from home quarantine

An order by the Director Principal of GMCH 32, B S Chavan, which was circulated to all heads of departments of the hospital, warned all staff to avoid such an incident in the future. A GMCH staff nurse, who had been mandated to be home quarantined for a period of 14 days, was found to […]

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Coronavirus | Gujarat detects 13 new cases

Of the 13, eigth were from Ahmedabad, two each were from Surat and Porbandar and one from tribal-dominated Panchmahal — the first for the district. In the State’s largest single-day spike so far, Gujarat on Wednesday reported 13 new COVID-19 positive cases, taking the total number of cases to 87. Of the 13, eight were […]

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Coronavirus lockdown has caused a humanitarian crisis, says plea in SC

Wants Centre, States to ensure payment of wages to migrant workers within a week The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to urgently hear a petition filed by activists Harsh Mander and Anjali Bhardwaj that the declaration of the 21-day national lockdown without prior information “precipitated an unprecedented humanitarian crisis” for migrant workers, resulting in their […]

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Coronavirus: A complete list of dedicated Covid-19 hospitals in Delhi

As the Delhi government battles a rapid rise in coronavirus cases, the administration on Tuesday declared five of its tertiary care hospitals as dedicated Covid-19 centres. This will earmark at least 5,850 beds for the management of Covid-19 patients in Delhi, officials said. The move comes after Delhi’s Nizamuddin area emerged as the biggest Covid-19 […]