In one more tragic incident at a hospital in Maharashtra, a fireplace at COVID Heart in Vasai of Palghar district has killed 13 sufferers. Affected sufferers are being shifted to close by hospitals. The Corona Management room within the Vasai Virar Municipal Company mentioned 12 sufferers have died within the hearth. News18 Hindi reported that 15 sufferers have been within the ICU in Vijay Vallabh Hospital situated in Virar West. It’s believed that AC quick circuits began the hearth.
Covid-19 Reaches Mt Everest after Norwegian Climber Assessments Optimistic, Extra Infections Anticipated
A Norwegian climber hoping to summit Everest confirmed Thursday that he has examined constructive for Covid-19, in a blow to Nepal’s hopes for a bumper mountaineering season on the world’s highest peak. The pandemic worn out final yr’s season however Nepal has eased quarantine guidelines in an effort to draw extra climbers regardless of the difficulties of treating them in the event that they contract the virus. “My prognosis is Covid-19,” Erlend Ness instructed AFP in a Fb message.
Canada to Droop Passenger Flights from India, Pakistan for 30 Days Over Covid-19 Fears
Canada’s authorities mentioned it will briefly bar passenger flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days beginning on Thursday as a part of stricter measures to fight the unfold of the coronavirus. The middle-left Liberal authorities of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acted after distinguished right-leaning politicians complained Ottawa had not achieved sufficient to fight a 3rd wave of infections ripping by way of Canada. The ban, which takes impact at 11.30 p.m. (0330 GMT Friday), doesn’t have an effect on cargo flights.
First Oxygen Categorical Begins Journey for Maharashtra from Visakhapatnam
The primary ‘Oxygen Categorical’ carrying liquid medical oxygen departed for Maharashtra from Visakhapatnam on late Thursday night time. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal took to Twitter to tell in regards to the Ro-Ro (roll-on-roll-off) practice with seven tankers leaving for Maharashtra. ”The primary Oxygen Categorical practice loaded with liquid medical oxygen tankers has left for Maharashtra from Vizag. Railways continues to serve the nation in tough occasions by transporting important commodities and driving innovation to make sure the wellbeing of all residents,” Goyal tweeted.No Roadshows, 500 Folks at Public Meets, Orders EC as Bengal Sees File Excessive of 11,948 Covid Circumstances
Noting that COVID security norms have been being flouted in West Bengal throughout campaigning, the Election Fee on Thursday banned street exhibits and car rallies within the state with instant impact and mentioned no public assembly having greater than 500 folks could be allowed. The order mentioned the fee has famous “with anguish” that many political events and candidates are nonetheless not adhering to the prescribed security norms through the public gatherings. The orders got here into pressure from 7 pm on Thursday.
Sisodia Writes to Centre on Low Oxygen in Delhi; Blames UP, Haryana for Stopping Provide
Because the oxygen availability within the hospitals reached vital ranges but once more in Delhi, the Deputy Chief Minister and the nodal Minister for Covid administration within the Nationwide Capital, Manish Sisodia shot off a letter to Union Well being Minister Dr Harshvardhan giving particulars of the oxygen availability throughout numerous hospitals in Delhi, together with six which have exhausted their oxygen.
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