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Punjab Chief Minister has urged Prime Minister NarendraModi to increase the advantages under the Pradhan Mantri GaribKalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) for an additional six months, in sight of the Covid crisis, to facilitate free wheat and pulses to the beneficiaries of National Food Security Act.
The government has taken initiative to start out calling the cases which are in home isolation to require feedback from them on various issues like availability of normal health services to them, whether or not they are following all the instruction given to them during home isolation, any difficult faced by them, any support required from the health department, whether or not they are taking medicines, wearing masks, sanitizing as per instructions etc.
For calling these cases, services of Haryana Help line 1075 call center are being utilized.By calling these cases not only feedback is taken from them but their issues also are being resolved.
Further psychological counselling is being given by the calling agents to decrease their stress and anxiety associated with COVID, which is that the need of the day during COVID pandemic.
Haryana Govt. has also engaged with ePsyclinic (A platform of experienced and qualified Psychologists) to offer counselling associated with psychological state through call center 1075 for next 3 months.
Chief Minister has approved review meetings to be held in each district of the State to form an assessment of the arrangements made within the districts for holding the spread of COVID-19 also as district plans towards re-starting the economic activities including development works.
These review meetings are going to be chaired by the Speaker, Ministers, Deputy Speaker, Deputy Chairman and Chief Whip. The agenda approved by the Chief Minister for these meetings at the District level include review of arrangements made for containment of COVID-19, review of implementation of all flagship programmes started by the central and state governments, utilization of unspent amount, status of Chief Minister’s announcements, progress of schemes on which foundation stones were laid by the Chief Minister.
The government has issued new guidelines for outsiders visiting Kerala. Those arriving for brief trips shouldn’t stay for quite 7 days. Earlier quarantine concession was announced for officials and other professionals arriving within the state.
Now it also applies to candidates coming to attend exams. they ought to directly attend their accommodation and will not make the other travel without permission. Kerala supreme court has sought an evidence from the State Electricity Board on the plea against the unprecedented hike within the electricity tariff from consumers during the lockdown.
Film shooting has resumed within the state after lockdown. Police resorted to lathi charge to disperse a gaggle of migrant labourers gathered in Perumbavoor near Kochi following a fake news circulated that train tickets to return are being distributed. A complete of 54 positive cases and 56 recoveries were reported within the state yesterday. 1,340 people are still under treatment for the infection.
Tamil Nadu Government announces total lockdown again from 19th June to 30th June in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Chengalpattu districts. Puducherry RTC busman among the eight new cases of Covid-19 within the UT, tally reaches 202.
As cases mount, T.N. govt. begins identifying places to line up Covid-19 care centres for moderately ill patients. State recorded highest single day yesterday: 1,974 fresh cases & 38 deaths. 1415 cases from Chennai. Total cases: 44661, Active cases: 19676, Deaths: 435, Active cases in Chennai: 14667.
CM lays foundation for Rs 220 crore airport project in Shivamogga. State decides to constitute 800 booth level taskforce to contain spread of corona and to oversee quarantine facilities. State to organise mask day throughout the state on Thursday, involving celebrities and sports persons.
So far 4,40,684 tests are conducted and 2956 are active cases. 176 new cases, 312 discharges & five deaths recorded yesterday. Total positive cases: 7000, Deaths: 86, Discharges: 3955.
King George Hospital (KGH) Visakhapatnam closed its morgue temporarily after a PG doctor with the Forensic Medical Department tested positive for Covid-19.
Kanipakam VinayakaSwamy temple in Chittoor cancels darshans for 2 days after a military unit posted at the temple tests positive. 246 new cases after testing 15,173 samples with two deaths reported during last 24 hours, 47 discharged. Total cases: 5087, Active: 2231, Recovered: 2770, Deaths: 86.
State govt fixes ₹2,200 for Covid19 tests privately labs, ₹4,000 for normal isolation, ₹7,500 per day for Covid treatment without ventilator & ₹9,000 per day with ventilator. Government to issue detailed guidelines on this later within the day. Total cases as of 15th June 4,974, of which 2,412 are active cases.
3,390 new COVID-19 cases are reported within the state, taking the tally of coronavirus infection to 1,07,958, out of which 53,030 are active cases. Hotspot Mumbai recorded 1,395 new cases, which takes the entire number of COVID-19 patients within the city to 58,135.
The amount of patients testing positive for corona in Dharavi slums appears to be getting in check , with only 13 patients testing positive while no death has been reported from the world within the last 24 hours. In Mumbai, selected suburban services resumed early this morning, on up and down routes over Western and Central Railways for essential staff of government only.
These special suburban services won’t be available for general passengers/public.
The amount of Covid-19 cases has gone up to 23,017 with 511 new cases reported during the last 24 hours. 29 patients have also lost their lives taking the price to 1,478.
78 new cases are reported today, taking the state tally of positive cases to 12,772. Out of this, 9631 patients have also been cured till date, whereas the amount of active cases stands at 2847. Most of the new cases are reported from Jaipur and Jhunjhunu districts.
The coronavirus case count reached 10,808 with 161 new patients and 4 deaths arising within the last 24 hours. the amount of cases in Indore, the worst-hit district within the state, rose to 4063. The capital Bhopal has thus far reported 2195 COVID-19 patients.
The Madhya Pradesh health department has proposed to rope in volunteers as ‘Covid Mitra’ to assist the govt in containing the spread of coronavirus within the state.
The ‘Covid Mitra’ are going to be equipped with an oximeter to see the oxygen levels of individuals . Any healthy individual up to 45 years aged , or a social/voluntary organisation in an populated area are often made Covid Mitra’.
113 new positive cases are reported on Sunday. Also, 84 patients were discharged from various hospitals within the state after recovery on Sunday. the entire number of COVID-19 cases within the state stand at 1662.
41 COVID-19 cases are reported in Goa on Sunday, taking the entire number of cases to 564 including 74 recoveries.