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Tag: COVID 19

Vini Mahajan Asks Oxygen Manufacturers to Ramp up Production

(Chd,Pb)Vini Mahajan Asks Oxygen Manufacturers to Ramp up Production in Punjab
Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan on Saturday asked Oxygen manufacturers in the state to ramp up production, while directing the concerned government departments to ensure 24X7 power availability and adequate supply of empty cylinders to ensure uninterrupted and seamless manufacturing.
At a Video Conference (VC) with the state’s Oxygen manufacturers working closely with the government to save lives, Vini assured of full support from the government to address their concerns

Thirteen Covid Deaths Reported from Ludhiana

(Chd,Pb) Thirteen Deaths Reported from Ludhiana
Punjab reported the sharpest single-day spike of 1,946 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, pushing the COVID-19 tally to 63,473 in the state.
The previous record of new cases reported in a day was 1,746 on August 27.
Fifty-four more COVID-19 deaths took the toll to 1,862 in the state, according to a government medical bulletin.
Thirteen deaths were reported from Ludhiana, eight from Patiala, six from Kapurthala, five from Amritsar, three each from Faridkot, Moga, Jalandhar and Bathinda, two from Pathankot, Muktsar and Hoshiarpur and one each from Barnala, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur and Tarn Taran, it said.
Among places which reported new cases included Jalandhar (261), Pathankot (205), Gurdaspur (186), Bathinda (168), Ludhiana (161), Mohali (154), Patiala (150), Hoshiarpur (135), Amritsar (133) and Faridkot (88).
Punjab has been seeing a surge in the number of coronavirus cases and adding over 1,000 coronavirus cases every day for a few days.
There are 16,156 active Covid-19 cases in the state, as of now, according to the bulletin.
Seventy one critical patients are on ventilator support while 571 are on oxygen support
A total of 11,93,260 samples have been collected for testing so far in the state

Capt Govt Stops Affixing Posters to Ends Suffering of Home Isolation

(Chd,Pb)Capt Govt Stops Affixing Posters to Ends Suffering of Home Isolation
Covid patients in home isolation in Punjab will no longer have to suffer the fear and stigma of social isolation resulting from posters affixed at the entrance of their homes.
In a major step towards mitigating the stigma attached to the pandemic, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday rescinded his government’s earlier decision of putting posters outside the houses of Covid patients under home isolation or quarantine. Posters where already affixed may be removed
The Chief Minister urged the people to continue taking all necessary precautions and follow all applicable guidelines for home isolation/quarantine notwithstanding the removal of the posters. Violation of these guidelines is a punishable offence under Disaster Management Act, Epidemic Diseases Act and IPC
It may be recalled that the Government of Punjab had recently allowed Home Isolation for asymptomatic/mildly symptomatic Covid patients, who did not suffer from any co-morbidities, as per the protocol of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and recommendations of ICMR. In fact, as the number of cases in the state continued to rise, home isolation for these patients was actively advocated and facilitated, with constant monitoring by Local Health Authorities. The monitoring was aimed at ensuring the best possible care for such patients in terms of environment, diet etc. and also to make sure that L3/ L2 beds were available for those who needed them. To make the community aware and act as a check on possible violation by the patient of the home isolation guidelines, posters indicating that a positive patient was under home isolation were being affixed on the front door of the house.

राजस्थान में कोविड संकट का सामना करने को मितव्ययता परिपत्र जारी

(जयपुर ) राजस्थान में कोविड संकट का सामना करने को मितव्ययता परिपत्र जारी
जिसके अनुसार अब इकोनॉमी क्लास में ही हवाई यात्रा कर सकेंगे अधिकारी
नए वाहन एवं अन्य उपकरणों की खरीद पर प्रतिबंध
नए कार्यालयों की स्थापना पर रोक
राजकीय भोज पर रहेगा प्रतिबंध
ऑनलाइन होंगी प्रदर्शनी और सेमिनार
परिपत्र की पालना के लिए प्रभारी सचिव एवं विभागाध्यक्ष जिम्मेदार
मुख्यमंत्री अशोक गहलोत की पहल पर कोविड-19 महामारी की चुनौती का सामना करते हुए मेडिकल इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर को मजबूत करने, प्रभावित वर्ग को सहायता प्रदान करने एवं आर्थिक गतिविधियों में शिथिलता के कारण राजस्व प्राप्तियों में भारी कमी को देखते हुए राज्य सरकार ने प्रदेश के सभी कार्यकलापों में वित्तीय कुशल प्रबंधन को बढ़ावा देते हुए मितव्ययता परिपत्र जारी किया है।
परिपत्र के अनुसार वर्ष 2020-21 के बजट की विभिन्न मदों जैसे कार्यालय व्यय, यात्रा व्यय, कम्प्यूटर अनुरक्षण, स्टेशनरी, मुद्रण एवं लेखन, प्रकाशन, पुस्तकालय तथा पत्र-पत्रिकाओं पर व्यय के लिए उपलब्ध धनराशि का व्यय इस वित्तीय वर्ष में 70 प्रतिशत तक सीमित किया जाएगा। साथ ही, पीओएल मद में स्वीकृत प्रावधान के विरूद्ध व्यय को भी 90 प्रतिशत तक सीमित किया जाएगा

UP Minister Satish Mahana Tests COVID +ve

(Lucknow)UP Minister Satish Mahana Tests COVID +ve
Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Satish Mahana Tweeted on Saturday that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus and isolated himself at home.
Mahana requested those who have come in contact with him in the past few days to get their coronavirus tests done.

जिलाधिकारी दो घण्टे जनता की समस्याएं भी सुने: सीएम योगी

(लखनऊ)#जिलाधिकारी दो घण्टे जनता की समस्याएं भी सुने: सीएम योगी
उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री महंत #आदित्यनाथयोगी ने कहा कि प्रदेश के जिलाधिकारी प्रतिदिन 9 से 10 बजे तक कोविड कार्यों की समीक्षा करें
10 से 11 बजे तक शासकीय कार्यों का निरीक्षण करें तथा 11 से एक बजे तक अपने कार्यालय में बैठ कर जनता की समस्यायों को सुनें
मुख्यमंत्री ने कहा कि यहीव्यवस्था तहसील और विकास खंड स्तर पर भी सुनिश्चित की जाए सीएम आज उच्चस्तरीय बैठक में समीक्षा कर रहे थे

UP Minister Siddharth Nath Singh Tests+ve for COVID-19

(Lucknow) UP Minister Siddharth Nath Singh Tests+ve for COVID-19
Senior Uttar Pradesh minister Singh said on Thursday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
The 56-year-old cabinet minister has quarantined himself at his home on medical advice.
Minister Tweeted In hindi “After preliminary symptoms of coronavirus, I got myself tested and the report was positive. I am alright but on doctor’s advice I have isolated myself in home quarantine,”
“I request those who came in contact with me over the last few days to get themselves tested,”

50 Lakh Jobs Are Lost Every Corona Month;Rahul Gandhi

(New Delhi) 50 Lakh Jobs Are Lost Every Corona Month;Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that around two crore people lost their jobs in the last four months amid the coronavirus pandemic and asserted that the “truth about unemployment” cananot be hidden from the country.
Citing a media report, he said in a tweet in Hindi,The future of 2 crore families is in the dark.
The truth about unemployment and destruction of the economy cannot be hidden from the country by peddling fake news and hatred on Facebook
A massive political row broke out after a report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) last week alleged that senior Facebook executives had opposed applying hate speech rules to posts by certain BJP leaders, with the BJP and the Congress engaged in a bitter war of words over the issue.

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Fmr Cricketer Chetan Chauhan Succumbs to COVID-19 at 73

(New Delhi) Fmr Cricketer and Cabinet Minister of UP Chetan Chauhan Succumbs to COVID-19 at 73
Former India opener Chetan Chauhan who played 40 Tests for India, was 73 and is survived by his wife and son Vinayak, who is scheduled to arrive from Melbourne later in the day.
Chauhan, who was Sunil Gavaskar’s longest serving opening partner, was admitted to Sanjay Gandhi PGI in Lucknow on July 12 after being found COVID-19 positive.
Due to kidney related ailments, his health deteriorated and he was shifted to Medanta hospital in Gurugram.
On friday night, he had a multi-organ failure and was put on ventilator support.

UP Reports 54 Fresh Deaths in 24 Hrs : Covid 19

(Lucknow,UP) UP Reports 54 Fresh Deaths in 24 Hrs
Uttar Pradesh reported on Wednesday 4,475 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, while 54 more people died due to the infection.
As per Additional Chief Secretary (Medical and Health) Amit Mohan Prasad ,the total number of cases in the state now stands at 1,36,238 and fatalities at 2,230. He put the number of fresh cases in the past 24 hours at 4,583.
On Tuesday, the state’s COVID-19 tally was 1,31,763.
“So far, 84,661 people have been treated and discharged. There are now 49,347 active COVID-19 cases in the state, of which 21,758 are in home isolation,” Prasad said.
The total number of COVID-19 tests done so far in the state is over 34 lakh, of which 97,000 were conducted on Tuesday.
The five districts where the cirinavirus positivity rate was maximum include Lucknow, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Deoria and Mahrajganj