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Madhya Pradesh To Start Thermal Screening Of Those Coming From Maharashtra

Thermal screening involves checking the body temperature to check for symptoms. (File)Bhopal: With coronavirus cases showing an upward trend in Maharashtra, people coming to Madhya Pradesh from the neighbouring state will be subjected to thermal screening to check for COVID-19, government officials said.Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan issued directives in this regard while reviewing the coronavirus situation in Madhya Pradesh at a meeting in the state secretariat.Start health examination of persons coming in Madhya Pradesh through districts bordering Maharashtra, Mr Chouhan told officials at the meeting.After the Chief Ministers order, the Home Department issued directives for authorities of districts bordering Maharashtra.Madhya Pradesh, too, is witnessing a steady rise in new COVI

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India Sees Sharpest Increase In Active Covid Cases Since End-November

India has over 1.5 lakh active Covid cases (File)New Delhi: Active coronavirus cases in India increased by 4,421 in 24 hours - a spike of three per cent - to cross the 1.5 lakh mark for the first time in 17 days and register the steepest overall increase since end-November, according to data released Monday morning.This is the fifth consecutive day in which active cases (calculated as the difference between new cases and recoveries) have increased; 13,506 new cases have been added in this period.The increase in active cases is also double that recorded this time last week - 1.5 per cent - and a massive 2.9 per cent bigger than two weeks ago, when active cases decreased by 157.The total number of new cases reported per day have also increased - from a low of 9,121 on February 16 to 14,199

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Maharashtra Minister Chhagan Bhujbal Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Chhagan Bhujbal is the seventh minister to be infected by the novel coronavirus this monthMumbai: Maharashtra Food and Civil Supplies Minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Monday said he has tested positive for coronavirus.Mr Bhujbal is the seventh minister to be infected by the novel coronavirus this month.In a post on Twitter, Mr Bhujbal said his health is fine."I have tested positive for COVID-19. All those who came in my contact over the past two-three days should get themselves tested," he tweeted."My health is fine and there is no reason to worry. All citizens should take proper care in the backdrop of COVID-19. Should wear masks and use sanitisers regularly," the NCP leader added.Earlier this month, Maharashtra ministers Anil Deshmukh, Rajendra Shingne, Jayant Patil, Rajesh Tope, Satej Pati

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कोरोना टीकाकरण अभियान में निजी क्षेत्र की बड़ी भागीदारी जल्द होगी : नीति आयोग के सदस्य

डॉ. वीके पॉल ने कहा कि COVID-19 टीकाकरण अभियान में निजी क्षेत्र की भागीदारी बढ़ेगी (फाइल फोटो)नई दिल्ली: कोविड-19 टीकाकरण अभियान में निजी क्षेत्र के बड़े पैमाने की भागीदारी का विवरण कुछ ही दिनों में उपलब्ध होगा. ये जानकारी नीति आयोग के सदस्य और कोरोना टास्क फोर्स के प्रमुख डॉ वीके पॉल ने NDTV से बात करते हुए दी. उन्होंने बताया कि अभी तक 1.07 करोड़ से अधिक टीका की खुराक हेल्थ वर्कर्स और फ्रंटलाइन वर्कर्स के लिए भेजे जा चुके हैं. डॉ पॉल ने कहा कि वर्तमान में भी हेल्थ वर्कर्स और फ्रंटलाइन वर्कर्स के लिए कोरोना टीकाकरण अभियान में निजी क्षेत्र को प्रमुख रूप से शामिल किया गया है. इस अभियान में किसी भी दिन 10,000 टीकाकरण सत्रों में से 2,000 का संचालन निजी क्षेत्र के भागीदारी से किया जा रहा है. उन्होंने कहा, “जिस तरह हम कोरोना टीकाकरण अभियान में काफी तेजी से आगे बढ़ रहे हैं. इससे मानकर चलिए हम क

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1-Week Lockdown In Maharashtra’s Amravati From Tomorrow Amid Covid Spike

Coronavirus: COVID-19 cases have been rising in MaharashtraMumbai: Amravati district in Maharashtra will be placed under lockdown for a week amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the state. Cabinet Minister Yashomati Thakur said the lockdown will kick in from Monday evening.The government said only essential services will be allowed to function during the strict seven-day lockdown.The lockdown will be extended if people do not follow safety rules, the minister said, adding the decision to stop all non-essential activity was taken after COVID-19 cases continued to rise in Maharashtra.The announcement for the lockdown in Amravati comes hours after the district administration in Pune shut down schools and coaching centres till February 28. Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar met with senior officia

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“Pyaar Humein Kis Mod Pe Le Aaya…”: Vivek Oberoi On Mumbai Police Case

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi was caught riding a bike without helmet or face maskMumbai: Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi took to Twitter with a short poem and a dig at himself on Saturday afternoon, a day after Mumbai Police filed a FIR against him for riding a motorcycle without both a helmet (as mandated by law) and face mask (required coronavirus safety protocol)."Pyaar humein kis mod pe le aaya! Nikle they nayi bike par hum aur hamari jaan, bina helmet ke kat gaya chalaan (Look where love has left us... we started our journey on a new bike, but were without a helmet and ended up paying a fine)," Mr Oberoi tweeted."Riding without a helmet? Mumbai Police will do a checkmate! Thank you Mumbai Police, for making me realise that safety is always most important. Be safe... wear a helmet and f

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Coronavirus India Updates: देश में कोरोना के 9121 नए मामले सामने आए, 81 मरीजों की मौत

प्रतीकात्मक फोटो.Coronavirus India Updates: भारत समेत दुनिया भर के 190 से ज्यादा देश कोरोना वायरस (Coronavirus) संक्रमण से प्रभावित हैं. दुनिया में अब तक  10 करोड़ 91 लाख से अधिक लोग COVID-19 की चपेट में आ चुके हैं. यह वायरस 24 लाख से अधिक संक्रमितों की जिंदगी छीन चुका है. दुनिया में चार करोड़ 54 लाख से अधिक एक्टिव केस हैं और छह करोड़ से अधिक लोग कोरोना से संक्रमित होने के बाद स्वस्थ हो चुके हैं. भारत (Coronavirus India Report) में अब COVID-19 के मामले घट रहे हैं. कुल संक्रमितों की संख्या एक करोड़ नौ लाख से अधिक हो चुकी है. भारत में कोरोना के खिलाफ टीकाकरण अभियान जारी है. स्वास्थ्य मंत्रालय की ओर से मंगलवार को जारी किए गए आंकड़ों के अनुसार, देश में कोरोना संक्रमितों की संख्या 1.9 करोड़ से अधिक हो गई है. मंगलवार को समाप्त 24 घंटों में (सोमवार सुबह 8 बजे से लेकर मंगलवार सुबह 8 बजे तक) कोरो

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Adverse Event Cases After Coronavirus Vaccination Just 1 In 2,000: Centre

Just one out of 2,000 beneficiaries report minor effects post vaccination, an official said.New Delhi: Just one out of 2,000 beneficiaries report minor effects post vaccination against COVID-19, the Centre said on Tuesday, noting that the rate of adverse event following immunisation has been recorded at 0.05 per cent.Dispelling rumours, NITI Aayog member (Health) VK Paul said the vaccination will not impact fertility in any manner."The AEFI is 0.05 per cent, it is 1 in 2000 there is slight pain or fever. Spreading rumours like it will impact fertility are not true. The vaccines are eminently safe. I will appeal anganwadi workers and nurses to get vaccinated," he said.ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava further added that those taking aspirin and blood thinner can also be given these va

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Amazon Faces Biggest Union Push in Its History

The second Jennifer Bates walks away from her post at the Amazon warehouse where she works, the clock starts ticking.She has precisely 30 minutes to get to the cafeteria and back for her lunch break. That means traversing a warehouse the size of 14 football fields, which eats up precious time. She avoids bringing food from home because warming it up in the microwave would cost her even more minutes. Instead she opts for $4 (roughly Rs. 300) cold sandwiches from the vending machine and hurries back to her post.If she makes it, she's lucky. If she doesn't, Amazon could cut her pay, or worse, fire her.It's that kind of pressure that has led some Amazon workers to organise the biggest unionisation push at the company since it was founded in 1995. And it's happening in the unlikeliest of plac

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Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: देश में कोविड-19 के 12,923 नए मामले, 108 और लोगों की मौत

देश में कोरोना वायरस (Corona virus) से कुल 1,55,360 लोगों की मौत हुई है. (फाइल फोटो)Coronavirus India Updates: भारत में एक दिन में कोविड-19 (Covid-19 in India) के 12,923 नए मामले (Covid-19 New Cases) सामने आने के बाद देश में संक्रमण के मामले बढ़कर 1,08,71,294 हो गए, जिनमें से 1,05,73,372 लोग संक्रमण मुक्त हो चुके हैं. केन्द्रीय स्वास्थ्य मंत्रालय की ओर से सुबह आठ बजे जारी किए गए अद्यतन आंकड़ों के अनुसार, देश में वायरस से 108 और लोगों की मौत के बाद मृतक संख्या बढ़कर 1,55,360 हो गई. आंकड़ों के अनुसार, कुल 1,05,73,372 लोगों के संक्रमण मुक्त होने के साथ ही संक्रमितों के ठीक होने की राष्ट्रीय दर बढ़कर 97.26 प्रतिशत हो गई. वहीं कोविड-19 से मृत्यु दर 1.43 प्रतिशत है. देश में अभी 1,42,562 लोगों का कोरोना वायरस संक्रमण का इलाज चल रहा है, जो कुल मामलों का 1.31 प्रतिशत है. देश में पिछले साल सात अगस

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