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No need to quarantine: If visiting Punjab for less than 3 days
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Those coming to Punjab for less than 72 hours are now not required to undergo the mandatory home quarantine, and only need to submit a formal undertaking at the border check post.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha's corona cases cross 14,000 mark, death toll at 74
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) The COVID-19 positive cases crossed the 14,000 mark in Odisha with the detection of 543 new cases, informed the health department on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
India's Covid cases cross 9L-mark with over 28K new cases
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India recorded a spike of more than 28,000 cases for the second consecutive day in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally to 9,06,752 cases with a death total of 23,727, the Health Ministry's data stated on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 takes 93 lives in Agra in around 100 days
Agra, July 14 (IANS) More than the lack of medical facilities, it is the critical delay in testing samples of Covid-19 to ensure early treatment of patients, that has taken a heavy toll of lives in Agra which has recorded 93 deaths in around 100 days.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India's Covid tally will cross 10L mark this week: Rahul
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Questioning the Narendra Modi government over the handling of the novel coronavirus situation in the country, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the country's tally will cross 10 lakh mark this week.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
WH urges FDA to reconsider HCQ for COVID-19 treatment
Washington, July 14 (IANS) The White House has urged the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reinstate its emergency use authorization (EUA) for the anti-malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), for COVID-19 treatment.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
11 more deaths take UK COVID-19 death toll to 44,830
London, July 14 (IANS) Another 11 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Sunday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,830, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.
2020-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
DRDO develops software tool for tracking Covid patients in quarantine
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a software tool for enforcement of quarantine, which will be implemented in partnership with the Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA), an industry body of software professionals.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Shops to open 7 hours only during Bengaluru lockdown
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka government will allow essential services providers to sell food, groceries, fruits, milk and other items for only seven hours during the complete lockdown starting from 8 p.m. on Tuesday, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
1,550 new cases, nine deaths in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Telangana crossed 36,000 as 1,550 fresh cases were reported on Monday, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rail Bhawan shut for 2 days after officials test Covid positive
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Railways Ministry will remain closed for the next two days as a matter of "precaution" after some officials were found to be positive for coronavirus, an official statement said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bus services between Ahmedabad, 2 other cities suspended too
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) In view of the escalating numbers of corona patients in Gujarat, especially in its southern part, the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation on Monday decided that it will suspend bus services between Ahmedabad to Bharuch and Vadodara too.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Only 9-day lockdown in Bengaluru from Tuesday night: CM
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday asserted that the 9-day lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts from Tuesday would not be extended beyond July 22.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
TN logs 4,328 fresh coronavirus infections on Monday
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) As many as 4,328 cases of fresh coronavirus infection have been registered in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, said the state Health Department.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka Covid tally crosses 41k with 2,738 new cases
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Karnataka has registered 2,738 new Covid-19 cases with majority of the cases emerging from Bengaluru, breaching the 40,000 mark for the state's tally to settle at 41,581 even as 73 people succumbed to the virus, said an official on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi records 1,246 more coronavirus cases, 40 deaths
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) With 1,246 new coronavirus cases and 40 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital recorded a total tally of 1,13,740 cases and 3,411 deaths as on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
6,497 new corona cases in Maha, 193 more casualties
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Maharashtra's coronavirus tally crossed the 2.60-lakh mark with 6,497 new cases and the state reported 193 more deaths even as Mumbai notched a case doubling rate of 50 days, the highest in India, officials said here on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
J&K: 314 test positive, Covid-19 tally is 10,827
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) At least 314 people tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as the total number of people infected by the deadly virus reached 10,827 in the Union Territory, officials said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Ahead of Bengaluru lockdown, hundreds rush back home
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Ahead of the complete city-wide lockdown in Bengaluru starting from Tuesday evening, hundreds of people rushed back to their hometowns, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
902 new cases take Gujarat's Covid-19 tally to 42,808
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) With the highest (902) single-day Covid-19 cases on Monday, Gujarat inched towards the 43,000-mark. The number of cases climbed to 42,808 and 10 more fatalities took the Covid-19 toll to 2,057.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha allows home isolation of asymptomatic Covid patients
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to allow home isolation of asymptomatic and mild symptomatic Covid-19 patients in urban areas.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra reports highest single-day tally, death toll
Amaravati, July 13 (IANS) The Covid situation in Andhra Pradesh took a turn for the worse with the state reporting the highest single-day tally and death figures on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Allow Bakri-Eid with restrictions: M'rashtra Cong to CM
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) A prominent Maharashtra Congress leader on Monday urged the state government to permit the upcoming Eid al-Adha celebrations with suitable Covid-19 restrictions.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Religion
Major study finds fatty acid that kills cancer cells
Washington, July 13 (IANS) In a major study, the researchers have showed that a fatty acid called dihomogamma-linolenic acid, or DGLA, can kill human cancer cells.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Punjab wants a pharma park to come up in Bathinda
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Monday met Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers D. V. Sadananda Gowda here and sought the establishment of a national pharmaceutical park in Bathinda.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
20% ICU beds in pvt hospitals for Covid patients: Goa CM
Panaji, July 13 (IANS) Amid a sustained increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Goa, as well as fatalities, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said, that it would henceforth be mandatory for private hospitals to reserve 20 per cent of their ICU beds for COVID management.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Steps to curb import dependence of APIs/medical devices underway: Govt
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) As part of efforts to make India self-sufficient in manufacturing bulk drugs or APIs, the Department of Pharmaceuticals said on Monday that it is finalising guidelines for selecting locations of three bulk drug parks and four medical devices parks.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Mumbai dabbawalas pray for Bachchans' recovery
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The dabbawalas of Mumbai performed a special 'pooja' and prayed for the early recovery of Covid-19 affected Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, his family and others in the country, here on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 antibodies may last only few months after infection
London, July 13 (IANS) Immunity to Covid-19 in recovered patients may only last a few months, say German researchers, suggesting that coronavirus antibodies may not remain in the body for long.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
66 policemen found coronavirus positive in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 13 (IANS) While coronavirus has infected close to 4,000 people in Jharkahnd, the police is also feeling the heat as 66 police personnel have been found COVID-19 positive in the state.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
NSUI writes to UPHRC over medical students treating Covid patients
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The National Students Union of India (NSUI) has written to the Uttar Pradesh Human Rights Commission seeking its intervention over private medical colleges that are reportedly forcing medical students to treat coronavirus patients without being adequately trained.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Stress hormone linked to higher blood sugar in diabetics
New York, July 13 (IANS) Researchers have showcased a clear link between the stress hormone cortisol and higher blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Iran reports 2,349 new coronavirus cases; 259,652 in total
Tehran, July 13 (IANS) Iran's confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 259,652 on Monday after an overnight registration of 2,349 new infections, the official IRNA news agency reported.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Russia's Covid-19 cases up 6,537 to 733,699
Moscow, July 13 (IANS) Russia has registered 6,537 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing its total to 733,699, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Doctor who managed Goa's Covid hospital tests positive (Ld)
Panaji, July 13 (IANS) Dr Edwin Gomes, who emerged as the face of Goa's Covid-19 battle and served as in-charge at the state's only designated Covid-19 hospital, has tested coronavirus positive.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
No max Covid cases in southwest Delhi despite maximum tests: Official
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) While the Covid-19 tally in India spiked on Monday with 28,701 coronavirus cases and 500 deaths in the last 24 hours, the District Magistrate of the national capital's southwest district claimed that the area does not have the highest number of cases even as the maximum tests were conducted there to detect the dreaded virus.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab bans all public gatherings
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Stepping up its fight against Covid-19, the Punjab government on Monday imposed a complete ban on all public gatherings, while restricting social gatherings to five and marriages and other social functions to 30 instead of the current 50.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Medical officer 2020: UPSC finalises 327 names
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday announced a list of 327 candidates selected in the 2020 Medical Officer Recruitment examination.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Telangana doctor drives tractor to ferry COVID victim's body
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) At a time when one comes across news reports and visuals of inhuman disposal of bodies of COVID-19 patients, a doctor in Telangana has set an example for others by driving a tractor to shift a coronavirus victim's body for burial.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Scientists may have cracked the code to improve human longevity
New York, July 13 (IANS) In a big breaking discovery, the researchers may have found the beginnings of a path toward increasing human lifespan.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
No lay-offs by Wipro amid crorona crisis, no such plan: Chairman
Bengaluru, July 13 (IANS) Global software major Wipro has not laid off any employee during the Covid-19 pandemic nor has any such plan at the moment, a top company official said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Delhi breathes easy as air quality improves to 'Good'
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The air quality of the national capital improved drastically on Monday, with the particulate matter with a diameter of 2.5 and 10 microns, which are too small to be filtered out of the body, mounting to 49 and 22 micrograms per cubic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Demand for online fitness products in India surge amid Covid-19
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) As fitness freaks and health-focused people stay inside due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the demand for online shopping of activewear and fitness gear products has surged in India.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
T'gana hospital head quits after row over corona victim's body
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Nizamabad Government General Hospital superintendent Nageshwar Rao resigned on Monday, two days after a video surfaced showing the body of a COVID-19 victim being carried in an auto-rickshaw.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Study reveals new strategies to control Covid-19 pandemic
London, July 13 (IANS) Strategies for the safe reopening of low and middle-income countries (LMICs) in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic must recognise that preserving people's health is as important as reviving the economy, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
2020-07-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Rs 10,000 fine for spitting 'paan' in Ahmedabad
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has ruled that a hefty Rs 10,000 fine will be imposed on 'paan' shop owners if public spitting is noticed near their shops.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Turmeric active principle can aid in cancer cell death: IITM
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) on Monday said its researchers have shown that the active principle from turmeric and curcumin can enhance cancer cell death caused by a protein called 'TNF-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Ligand' (TRAIL).
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Health/Medicine
Haryana CM gives nod for three medical colleges
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has accorded approval to set up three new medical colleges in the state and also to start DM Cardiology course at Pt BD Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) in Rohtak.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Doctor who managed Goa's only Covid hospital tests positive
Panaji, July 13 (IANS) Dr. Edwin Gomes, who had emerged as the face of Goa's Covid-19 treatment and care effort, and had served as the in-charge of medication of patients at the state's only designated Covid-19 hospital, has tested positive for the viral infection, a government spokesperson said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Corona reaches UP Speaker's office in Vidhan Sabha
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The Covid-19 infection has reached the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics