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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 22, 2021
Sunil Saggar, CEO of Shanti Mukund hospital, broke down as he spoke about the oxygen crisis at the hospital. He stated that oxygen would last just 2 more hours and doctors had been asked to discharge whoever they could. India is in the throws of the worst public health emergency as second wave of COVID-19 sweeps the country. There is a dire shortage of ICU beds, oxygen and doctors are breaking under the pressure. On Wednesday, the Centre raised the national capital's oxygen quota from 378 metric tonnes to 480 metric tonnes. According to estimates, Delhi needs 700 MT of oxygen daily. Watch the video for more.Also Read: COVID-19: PM Modi holds high-level meeting on oxygen supply, availability


BusinessToday.In
April 20, 2021
In his 20-minute-long address, the Prime Minister spoke at length about the current COVID-19 situation in the country. PM Modi stated that the nations need to focus on containment zones and to consider lockdowns as a last resort


PTI
April 20, 2021
BJP MLA and Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri alleged that Delhi is facing the crisis because the AAP government \"failed\" to take timely steps to control COVID-19


BusinessToday.In
April 19, 2021
Several industry majors have also pitched in by diverting oxygen supply to hospitals. The country's largest steel-maker SAIL, Tata Steel, and ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AMNS India) said they were supplying oxygen to hospitals


PTI
April 18, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the local administration to help people with full sensitivity and asserted that the cooperation of society as well as the government is necessary to curb the pandemic


PTI
April 16, 2021
In a letter to the ministries, the Union Health Secretary has said that the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country calls for similar supportive action as last year from all such central ministries or departments and their PSUs and hospitals under their control


Joe C Mathew
April 15, 2021
About 59 per cent of respondents in an online survey said they prefer another lockdown. Conducted by community social media platform LocalCircles, the survey received over 8,000 responses from residents across 11 districts of Delhi


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 14, 2021
Amidst the sharp rise in COVID cases in Delhi, patients are struggling to find beds in hospitals. The Arvind Kejriwal-led government on Tuesday declared 14 private hospitals in the city as 'full COVID-19' facilities and directed 19 other private hospitals to reserve at least 80 per cent of their ICU beds for COVID-related treatment. Also, in order to meet the increased demand for manpower, the government has decided to engage AYUSH students currently in their fourth and fifth years as interns. Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday had said that the Delhi government does not wish to impose a lockdown unless beds go unavailable for serious patients. Watch the video for more.Also Read: COVID-19 vaccination: Kejriwal urges Centre to treat journalists as frontline workers


BusinessToday.In
April 12, 2021
This is the second such PIL registered by Gujarat HC on the COVID-19 situation. The first one was registered last year and is still being heard at recurring intervals


BusinessToday.In
April 9, 2021
Dr Vardhan says over 89 lakh healthcare workers have got the first dose and over 54 lakhs have got the second dose. As far as frontline or field level workers are concerned, over 98 lakhs got the first dose and over 45 lakhs have got the second dose, he adds


BusinessToday.In
April 6, 2021
These teams are being rushed to 30 districts of Maharashtra, 11 districts of Chhattisgarh and nine districts of Punjab to assist the state health department and local authorities in COVID-19 surveillance, control and containment measures


PTI
March 14, 2021
The French government has been relying on curfews for months -- along with the long-term closures of restaurants and some other businesses -- to try to avoid a costly new lockdown


Associated Press
February 20, 2021
Central European authorities warned on Friday that they are witnessing an increase in coronavirus infections across their region amid discovery of new variants


PTI
December 19, 2020
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan was speaking while chairing the 22nd meeting of the high-level Group of Ministers (GoM) on COVID-19 through video-conferencing on Saturday


Reuters
December 18, 2020
COVID-19 hospitalisations mounted as U.S. regulators weighed whether to grant emergency use authorization for a vaccine developed by Moderna Inc


PTI
November 20, 2020
The minister announced that government rates would apply to the normal, non-ICU beds reserved in private hospitals by the Delhi government for COVID-19 patients


Shailendra Shukla
New Delhi, November 20, 2020
ICICI Bank introduces 'Cardless EMI' facility; only mobile number, PAN required ICICI Bank has launched a fully digital EMI plan, to be made available at leading retail stores, in partnership with Pine Labs. Formally called 'ICICI Bank Cardless EMI,' the bank stated on Thursday that this facility replaces debit or credit cards and digital wallets with mobile phones and PAN, making it easier for their pre-approved customers to purchase appliances of their choice. GDP contraction to narrow ...


BusinessToday.In
November 19, 2020
Kejriwal also emphasised that this decision should not be politicised, saying that the Delhi government is not against the festival; the decision taken is in light of the rising cases, and is in the interest of the safety of people


PTI
November 19, 2020
He said the administration and the medical department should make sure that the COVID-19 patients admitted in private hospitals face no inconvenience


PTI
November 18, 2020
The national capital has been witnessing a spurt in coronavirus cases since October 28 when daily cases breached the 5,000 mark for the first time. Single-day rise in cases crossed the 8,000 mark on November 11


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