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A health worker collects swab samples to test for Covid-19 at Lesiure Valley in Chandigarh’s Sector 10.(HT Photo)

Numbers of Covid cases, tests drop in Chandigarh

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 10:37 PM IST
Tests have dropped below the 1,000 mark since September 28, recording a low of 766 on Sunday, of which only 85 cases were positive.
A health worker collects a swab sample at Rajendra Nagar on Wednesday.
A health worker collects a swab sample at Rajendra Nagar on Wednesday.

For four days, fewer than 4k cases in Capital

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 11:47 PM IST
On Tuesday, 3,714 people tested positive for the viral infection, according to the daily health bulletin released by the Delhi government. The Capital added 3,816 cases of the infection on Tuesday, 2,548 on Monday, and 3,812 on Sunday.
(Representative Image/Reuters)
(Representative Image/Reuters)

Second round of sero survey starts in J&K’s Pulwama

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 10:14 PM IST
The prevalence of IgG antibody titers was found to be 0.73% among the general population
PGIMER has been selected for the trials after the Drugs Controller General of India granted approvals to the Serum Institute of India in Pune for conducting phase 2 and 3 of the Covishield trials.(HT Photo)
PGIMER has been selected for the trials after the Drugs Controller General of India granted approvals to the Serum Institute of India in Pune for conducting phase 2 and 3 of the Covishield trials.(HT Photo)

PGIMER to start Oxford Covid vaccine trials by end of August

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 09:44 PM IST
Around 2,000 people will be examined and about 1,600 persons will be selected. Out of them the institute has committed around 250 people. Recruitment will be done in the first month
Before the Covid-19 lockdown, traffic jams were routine in Chandigarh.(HT Photo)
Before the Covid-19 lockdown, traffic jams were routine in Chandigarh.(HT Photo)

Vehicular density linked to rise in nitrogen oxide levels in Chandigarh: Study

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 12:11 AM IST
More vehicles on roads mean higher concentration of toxic gases, states a study by the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Bapudham colony became Chandigarh’s first main hotspot, accounting for almost half of the city’s positive cases to date.(HT file photo)
Bapudham colony became Chandigarh’s first main hotspot, accounting for almost half of the city’s positive cases to date.(HT file photo)

Chandigarh’s ‘super spreader’ cries foul, seeks to clear name

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 10:35 PM IST
The GMCH-32 medical attendant denies throwing a party leading to spread of virus in Bapudham; police, too, said they found no evidence of a party
The CM said that the lockdown had created two major difficulties. The first was that people were facing enormous hardship.(PTI)
The CM said that the lockdown had created two major difficulties. The first was that people were facing enormous hardship.(PTI)

Unlock Delhi, we’re ready: Arvind Kejriwal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 03:00 PM IST
Outlining the relaxations in the city from Monday, as per central guidelines, the Delhi CM said the state government told the Centre that barring the 97 containment zones in the city, which should remain sealed, the rest of the city should be declared a “green zone”.

48% Covid-19 positive patients in Chandigarh tricity aged between 21-40

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 08:34 PM IST
The age bracket hit the next hardest is between 41 and 60 years at 25.7%. Senior citizens, who are above 60 years, account for 20% of the positive cases, all from Mohali
First case was reported in Chandigarh on March 18.(Anil Dayal/HT)
First case was reported in Chandigarh on March 18.(Anil Dayal/HT)

No fresh Covid-19 case reported in 3 days in tricity, 248 of 261 tested negative

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2020 01:24 AM IST
Of total 261 samples tested at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Sector12, 248 came negative.
A seminar was held on ‘Hypertension: Prevention and management’ at the PGIMER on Saturday.(HT Photo)
A seminar was held on ‘Hypertension: Prevention and management’ at the PGIMER on Saturday.(HT Photo)

Disease prevention: PGIMER experts call for integrated research in traditional, modern medicine

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 12:42 AM IST
A seminar was held on ‘Hypertension: Prevention and management’ at the institute on Saturday
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Three doctors of PGIMER Chandigarh, former dean in race for directors’ post at six new AIIMS

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2020 01:13 AM IST
The Union health and family welfare ministry had invited applications for the positions in February last year
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Four PGIMER doctors selected for ICMR Awards

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2019 01:36 AM IST
The North Municipal Corporation of Delhi is planning to start postgraduation courses at its medical college Hindu Rao Hospital in Malka Ganj, from 2020-21.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The North Municipal Corporation of Delhi is planning to start postgraduation courses at its medical college Hindu Rao Hospital in Malka Ganj, from 2020-21.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

North corporation plans PG course at Hindu Rao Hospital medical college

New Delhi | By Baishali Adak
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2019 04:09 AM IST
Presently, only two MD (Masters in Medicine) courses have been proposed — Community Medicine and Pathology -- with a one-time expenditure of Rs 34 lakh towards creation of fixed assets like faculty rooms, furniture and library, among others.
Psychiatrists said rather than depending on social media, the students should invest more time in physical activities or healthy discussions among themselves.(Pic for representation)
Psychiatrists said rather than depending on social media, the students should invest more time in physical activities or healthy discussions among themselves.(Pic for representation)

40% MBBS students stress over syllabus, parental expectations and competition: Study

Hindustan Times | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2018 10:26 AM IST
The department of community medicine recently surveyed 169 MBBS students to find out their perception of stress
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