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Gurunath pointed out the family members even attended the nature calls (feeling the need to urinate or defecate) inside their tent house.(ANI Photo)

Covid-19 fear: Family in Andhra Pradesh locks itself for 15 months

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 12:22 PM IST
The police on Wednesday rescued the members of the family, which confined itself to a tent house for nearly 15 months in the state’s Kadali village due to fears of getting infected by Covid-19, news agency ANI reported on Thursday.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.(ANI file photo)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.(ANI file photo)

Allot unused Covid vaccines from private hospitals to state: Andhra Pradesh CM

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 04:12 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh has so far inoculated 18,392,496 beneficiaries against the viral disease of which 14,395,900 have received the first dose and the remaining 3,996,596 have received both doses. Last month, the state had set a record of administering over 1.37 million doses in a single day on June 20.
Vehicles rush at Dak Bungalow road in Patna amid the coronavirus pandemic in Bihar, India on Wednesday, June.09, 2021. (Photo by Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Vehicles rush at Dak Bungalow road in Patna amid the coronavirus pandemic in Bihar, India on Wednesday, June.09, 2021. (Photo by Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)

Highlights: Karnataka reports 11,042 new Covid-19 cases, 194 deaths

UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2021 12:03 AM IST
India's Covid-19 numbers signal the receding second wave of the coronavirus disease pandemic which threw the country's medical health infrastructure out of gear in the last two months.
The curfew duration, however, has been curtailed by two hours a day and will be in force from 2 PM to 6 AM after June 10.(PTI file photo. Representative image)
The curfew duration, however, has been curtailed by two hours a day and will be in force from 2 PM to 6 AM after June 10.(PTI file photo. Representative image)

Covid curfew extended in Andhra Pradesh till June 20

PTI | , Amaravati
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 02:43 PM IST
The Covid curfew, first imposed on May 5, was supposed to end on June 10 but, at a high-level review meeting on the pandemic situation, chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy decided to extend it for ten more days.
Only four districts in the state now have more than 10,000 active cases, while the remaining nine are in four digits each, with Vizianagaram having the lowest of 3,490.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT file photo)
Only four districts in the state now have more than 10,000 active cases, while the remaining nine are in four digits each, with Vizianagaram having the lowest of 3,490.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT file photo)

Covid recoveries in Andhra Pradesh breach 1.6 mn mark; 10,373 new cases seen

PTI | , Amaravati
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 07:27 PM IST
The state Covid-19 chart showed 1,749,363 total infections, 1,609,879 recoveries and 11,376 deaths so far. The active caseload reduced further to 128,108 on Saturday, a health department bulletin said.
Gandhi Hospital doctors attend the Covid-19 patient in Hyderabad on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Gandhi Hospital doctors attend the Covid-19 patient in Hyderabad on Monday. (ANI Photo)

66 doctors succumbed to Covid-19 in Telugu states during second wave: IMA

PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 06:01 PM IST
The Covid-19 second wave has so far claimed the lives of 66 doctors in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, combined. According to the Indian Medical Association (IMA)'s latest report, as many as 624 doctors have died of the disease so far across the country.
The curfew was scheduled to end today. Now the restrictions have been extended by 10 more days. (HT PHOTO.)(HT_PRINT)
The curfew was scheduled to end today. Now the restrictions have been extended by 10 more days. (HT PHOTO.)(HT_PRINT)

Andhra Pradesh govt extends Covid-19 curfew till June 10

ANI | , Amaravati
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2021 02:50 PM IST
"Curfew extended till June 10th in Andhra Pradesh. Timings remain the same," informed Chief Minister's Office.
The CM further claimed the state is conducting aggressive testing in rural areas with rapid response teams going door-to-door and carrying out antigen tests.
The CM further claimed the state is conducting aggressive testing in rural areas with rapid response teams going door-to-door and carrying out antigen tests.

Covid-19: Continuous efforts gave unexpected results, says Adityanath

PTI | , Siddharth Nagar/basti
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2021 09:49 PM IST
The CM further claimed the state is conducting aggressive testing in rural areas with rapid response teams going door-to-door and carrying out antigen tests.
The finance minister also shared a release where the government busted seven myths around its handling of the coronavirus disease situation.(MInt)
The finance minister also shared a release where the government busted seven myths around its handling of the coronavirus disease situation.(MInt)

Trials of Covid-19 vaccine on children to begin soon in India: Sitharaman

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2021 05:47 PM IST
  • The company, which has offered 5 crore doses to India between July and October, recently held a series of interactions with Indian government authorities.
The Centre also termed a recent report by the New York Times (NYT) on the estimated Covid-19 death toll in India as “completely baseless and false”.(AP)
The Centre also termed a recent report by the New York Times (NYT) on the estimated Covid-19 death toll in India as “completely baseless and false”.(AP)

Covid-19 second wave on downswing in India: Govt

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2021 05:34 PM IST
The ministry also said that while Covid-19 testing has increased manifold, a steady decline in weekly Covid-19 positivity rate has been seen since the last three weeks.
A doctor examines a Covid-19 patient for black fungus infection. (PTI)
A doctor examines a Covid-19 patient for black fungus infection. (PTI)

Experts talk about myths, misconceptions around black fungus

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2021 03:25 PM IST
Symptoms of this infection depend on the part of the body which is infected. It most commonly infects the sinuses and brain resulting in a runny nose, one-sided facial swelling and pain, headache, fever, and tissue death.
Pramila Devi, 36, who is suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is treated by Doctor Aishwary Anand, at a government dispensary in Kaljikhal, in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India, May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (REUTERS)
Pramila Devi, 36, who is suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is treated by Doctor Aishwary Anand, at a government dispensary in Kaljikhal, in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India, May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (REUTERS)

Covid-19 Highlights: Maharashtra to promote Class 10 students amid pandemic

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2021 12:28 AM IST
  • India recorded 2,11,298 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, pushing the tally of cases to 27,369,093. 3,847 deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours.
The WHO's European region reported the largest decline in new cases and deaths in the past seven days, followed by the southeast Asia region.
The WHO's European region reported the largest decline in new cases and deaths in the past seven days, followed by the southeast Asia region.

Covid-19 variant first detected in India found in at least 53 territories: WHO

AFP |
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2021 08:52 AM IST
  • The report said B.1.617 had shown increased transmissibility, while disease severity and risk of infection were under investigation.
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