Panaji/UNI: As many as 13 lives were lost in the early hours of Friday morning at the Goa Medical College (GMC) and Hospital taking the total number of deaths to 75 during the last four days.
New Delhi/IBNS: Nearly 90 per cent of India is witnessing a high Covid positivity rate, the government said on Tuesday adding that 640 districts out of the 734 are above the national threshold level of 5 per cent positivity rate.
Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, informing that his state cannot spare any further medical oxygen as they have already supplied their buffer stock to neighbouring states and are now left with just 86 metric tonne buffer.
Aurangabad/Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra FDA Minister Rajendra Shingane on Thursday said proper planning is being done through his Department to ensure equal supply of oxygen to all the districts of the state and also for the availability of remdesivir injection.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday admonished the Centre for not implementing its order of supplying a full quota of oxygen to the national capital amid a severe crisis of life-saving gas as Covid cases surged massively during the second wave.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Friday reminded the central government that it has a "special responsibility" towards Delhi and is also answerable to the people of the national capital.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening chaired a meeting with top officials to review the Covid-19 situation in the country.
New Delhi/IBNS: At a time when the national capital is reeling under the second wave of Covid-19 and facing oxygen shortage at several hospitals, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of spending funds on advertising instead of setting up plants for the life-saving gas.
New Delhi/UNI: Hearing hospitals' plea over shortage of medical oxygen for seriously-ill Covid patients, the Delhi High Court on Saturday asserted that if any official obstructs supply of oxygen, then it would "hang" that person.
New Delhi/IBNS: After facing flak for sharing a live telecast of an "in-house" meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Covid situation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal regretted the 'breach of protocol.'
Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he was concerned with the shortage of oxygen in hospitals in the state amid an exponential rise in coronavirus infections and demanded a supply of 1471 tonnes of oxygen.
New Delhi/IBNS: Revealing the appalling Covid-19 situation in the national capital of India, 25 "sickest patients", who were suffering from the virus, died in Delhi's Ganga Ram Hospital in the last 24 hours, media reports said.