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Schools will function from 10am to 3pm and students of Classes 5 to 12 will be allowed to attend classes from Thursday.(HT file photo)

Schools set to reopen in Punjab from January 7

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 04:36 PM IST
State school education minister Vijay Inder Singla directs all school managements to strictly comply with Covid-19 protocol
A health worker prepares for the dry run for the Covid vaccine at Government Hospital Sarwal in Jammu on Saturday.(PTI)
A health worker prepares for the dry run for the Covid vaccine at Government Hospital Sarwal in Jammu on Saturday.(PTI)

J&K logged 10,747 cases, 189 deaths in December; lowest in 6 months

Hindustan Times/Jammu | By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 12:43 AM IST
This is also the first time in six months that monthly fatalities due to the disease were below 200.
Medical workers take note of a woman’s health history at a coronavirus testing centre in Srinagar.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Medical workers take note of a woman’s health history at a coronavirus testing centre in Srinagar.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Covid-19 centres empty as cases dip in Jammu and Kashmir

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 04:54 PM IST
Of the total 3,382 beds (excluding ICU) meant for Covid-19 patients in different hospitals of J&K on December 27, some 3,030 are vacant.
The Himachal Pradesh government has sent a health team to conduct random sampling in the three sparsely populated villages of Hikkim (in pic), Langza and Comic in the mountains of Spiti.(HT Photos)
The Himachal Pradesh government has sent a health team to conduct random sampling in the three sparsely populated villages of Hikkim (in pic), Langza and Comic in the mountains of Spiti.(HT Photos)

Covid-19 reaches Himachal’s Hikkim village, home to world’s highest post office

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 12:59 PM IST
State health team sent to remote village at a height of 14,400 ft in Spiti valley after four residents test positive
An employee in personal protective equipment (PPE) removes vials of AstraZeneca's COVISHIELD, coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from a visual inspection machine inside a lab at Serum Institute of India, in Pune.(REUTERS)
An employee in personal protective equipment (PPE) removes vials of AstraZeneca's COVISHIELD, coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from a visual inspection machine inside a lab at Serum Institute of India, in Pune.(REUTERS)

Survey identifies most vulnerable for Covid shot

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 02:58 AM IST
The government has already asked all hospitals, nursing homes, and stand-alone clinics in the city to get their employees registered for the vaccine shots.
A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident in Malad on Sunday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident in Malad on Sunday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Maharashtra reports 4,757 new Covid-19 cases, 40 deaths

PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2020 09:56 PM IST
The state on Sunday reported fewer than 5,000 Covid-19 cases for a second straight day with 4,757 infections pushing the tally to 1,852,266
A health care worker during a Covid-19 screening drive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)
A health care worker during a Covid-19 screening drive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)

41% ICU beds, 33% ventilator beds allotted for Covid in Mumbai vacant as of Thurs

By Eshanpriya MS
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 02:33 PM IST
BMC has said there could be a spike in Covid-19 cases in December and January but Mumbai’s health infrastructure is equipped to handle it.
A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Covid-19 cases, deaths in November down 50% from October in Maharashtra

By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 11:00 PM IST
Maharashtra on Monday added 3,837 fresh Covid-19 infections to push its tally to 1,823,896 and 80 fatalities to take the state’s toll to 47,151.
The Centre has committed to increase Bihar’s vaccine storage capacity by one crore vials.(Representational Photo/REUTERS)
The Centre has committed to increase Bihar’s vaccine storage capacity by one crore vials.(Representational Photo/REUTERS)

Bihar to form block-level task force for Covid-19 vaccination drive

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 09:19 AM IST
The health department in Bihar will be setting up booths at block level for administering the Covid-19 vaccine.
(HT File Photo)
(HT File Photo)

294 medical posts to be filled on outsource basis: Jai Ram

By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 12:40 AM IST
The CM said 130 nurses, 75 lab technicians, 79 Class-4 employees and 10 data-entry operators will be temporarily recruited on outsource basis.
Students attending a class at a government school in Rohtak district last week. The school education department has directed all district education officers to ensure sanitisation of schools.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)
Students attending a class at a government school in Rohtak district last week. The school education department has directed all district education officers to ensure sanitisation of schools.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)

Haryana shuts schools till November 30 after 180 students test Covid positive

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent, Rohtak
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 02:52 AM IST
Government school students, staff members in Rewari, Jhajjar, Jind, Hisar and Rohtak districts found infected with coronavirus
The health department is expected to carry out Covid-19 tests in busy areas such as Sector 17 (pictured here) and Elante Mall.(HT Photo)
The health department is expected to carry out Covid-19 tests in busy areas such as Sector 17 (pictured here) and Elante Mall.(HT Photo)

Covid tests in Chandigarh markets with high footfall

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Teams deployed will request salespersons and shop owners besides customers in the markets to get tested
Higher doubling time suggests slowdown in spread of infection .(Representational photo)
Higher doubling time suggests slowdown in spread of infection .(Representational photo)

From 17 to 130 days, doubling time of Covid-19 cases slows down in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 11:40 PM IST
‘Doubling rate has increased manifold in comparison to last month. This is the trend in the whole country, though it’s more pronounced in Chandigarh as the decline is steeper,’ said Arun Gupta, health secretary.
Himanta Biswa Sarma said the government has no objection if the private schools want to continue with online classes(PTI)
Himanta Biswa Sarma said the government has no objection if the private schools want to continue with online classes(PTI)

Educational institutions in Assam to reopen on November 2

Guwahati | By Press Trust of India| posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 08:22 PM IST
The children are currently being provided with dry food and the school authorities can slowly move to cooked meals depending on the situation, the minister said.
Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla speaking to media in Ludhiana on Wednesday.(ANI)
Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla speaking to media in Ludhiana on Wednesday.(ANI)

Punjab schools reopening date to be finalised after SOPs nod by Health Department

Ludhiana | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2020 04:34 PM IST
Schools in Punjab are shut since March this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, online classes are being conducted.
As a majority of private hospitals in Chandigarh did not have adequate infrastructure to manage Covid-19 patients, those who test positive and their attendants will be guided to another facility for treatment and management.(HT Photo)
As a majority of private hospitals in Chandigarh did not have adequate infrastructure to manage Covid-19 patients, those who test positive and their attendants will be guided to another facility for treatment and management.(HT Photo)

Chandigarh health department directs private hospitals to put up notices if they don’t offer Covid treatment

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 01:50 AM IST
Directed to move their patients to designated Covid facilities if they test positive for better management, says health department
A health worker collects swab samples to test for Covid-19 at Lesiure Valley in Chandigarh’s Sector 10.(HT Photo)
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 man registers his name for Covid testing at a government hospital in Jammu on Thursday.(AP)
A man registers his name for Covid testing at a government hospital in Jammu on Thursday.(AP)

40% of J&K’s Covid-related deaths took place in September

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 12:48 AM IST
J&K recorded 68% of the total Covid fatalities (804) in August and September
A health worker collecting a swab sample at Bhagwati Vidya Mandir School in Madanpuri, Gurugram, on Tuesday.(Parveen Kumar/HT)
A health worker collecting a swab sample at Bhagwati Vidya Mandir School in Madanpuri, Gurugram, on Tuesday.(Parveen Kumar/HT)

Dip in infections raises hope of curve flattening in Haryana

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By Hitender Rao, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 12:50 AM IST
Haryana’s 22 districts reported 12,525 new infections between September 21 to 27 as compared to 17,616 infections between September 14 to 20.
Health workers conduct door-to-door Covid-19 screening in Mumbai on Sunday.(ANI)
Health workers conduct door-to-door Covid-19 screening in Mumbai on Sunday.(ANI)

Covid-19: Maharashtra mortality rate rises over past two weeks

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 12:55 PM IST
In the past two weeks, the CFR rose to 2.11 and 2.22% respectively, which also resulted in the overall rise in the rate
A few days ago, Gangeshwar had donated his platelets to his brother who was suffering from high-grade fever.(Representative Image/HT)
A few days ago, Gangeshwar had donated his platelets to his brother who was suffering from high-grade fever.(Representative Image/HT)

19-year-old becomes Ludhiana’s first dengue casualty this year

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 09:59 PM IST
Around 20-25 dengue-affected patients are reporting to private hospitals daily, said an official.
Madrid(Unsplash)
Madrid(Unsplash)

Coronavirus pandemic: Madrid to impose lockdowns in some areas

Madrid | By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 09:30 PM IST
Madrid accounts for around one-third of active coronavirus cases in Spain, with a higher incidence in high-density and low-income neighbourhoods, mainly in the south of the city.
An education department official said students were not allowed to interact with their schoolmates in other groups.(Representational Image)
An education department official said students were not allowed to interact with their schoolmates in other groups.(Representational Image)

Two govt schools open on trial basis; Haryana may adopt formula for higher classes

Hindustan Times, Karnal/Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 03:28 PM IST
Two schools in Karnal and Sonepat divided students into groups as per colour codes to help them and their teachers maintain social distancing when they opened on a trial basis for two days last week
Two labs have given different reports to a Chandigarh-based businessman.(HT Photo/For representation only)
Two labs have given different reports to a Chandigarh-based businessman.(HT Photo/For representation only)

Sampled for Covid-19 in one day, man gets positive and negative reports from two labs

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 11:14 PM IST
Amit Singla, a businessman living in Sector 27B said he decided to get himself tested after returning from Leh on Saturday
Given the urgency during the coronavirus pandemic, their recruitment and posting was done simultaneously in a record time of 36 hours since the Bihar Technical Service Commission declared their result on September 10.(AFP)
Given the urgency during the coronavirus pandemic, their recruitment and posting was done simultaneously in a record time of 36 hours since the Bihar Technical Service Commission declared their result on September 10.(AFP)

No home posting for newly recruited doctors in Bihar

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 02:58 PM IST
In posting the newly recruited doctors, the health department has, however, ensured that most of them were posted nearest to their home district.
The Maharashtra unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has accused the state government of riding roughshod over doctors.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The Maharashtra unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has accused the state government of riding roughshod over doctors.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Maharashtra tyrannizing doctors instead of consulting them, says IMA

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rupsa Chakraborty
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 03:26 PM IST
The IMA will hold a peaceful rally at Azad Maidan on September 10 against the decision of the Maharashtra government to extend the price cap on the treatment of Covid-19 patients in private hospitals.
The Haryana health department has collected 950 samples from various dhabas along the Delhi-Chandigarh national highway in Murthal over the past week .and Nearly 100 workers of these food outlets have been found infected with coronavirus.(HT file photo)
The Haryana health department has collected 950 samples from various dhabas along the Delhi-Chandigarh national highway in Murthal over the past week .and Nearly 100 workers of these food outlets have been found infected with coronavirus.(HT file photo)

Four more Murthal dhabas on Chandigarh-Delhi highway face closure after 14 employees test positive for Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 10:22 AM IST
After 81 cases were reported from two dhabas last week, the health department got down to collecting samples from more dhabas in Murthal in Haryana’s Sonepat district
Municipality workers cremate persons who died of Covid-19, in Karad, Maharashtra, on August 8.(PTI)
Municipality workers cremate persons who died of Covid-19, in Karad, Maharashtra, on August 8.(PTI)

Covid-19: At 235,857, Maharashtra has 1/4th of country’s active cases

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 10:37 AM IST
The rising number in the active cases is a cause of concern for the authorities as it would put an additional burden on the health infrastructure
A deserted Amrik Sukhdev dhaba in Murthal on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway after 71 of its employees tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.(HT photo)
A deserted Amrik Sukhdev dhaba in Murthal on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway after 71 of its employees tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.(HT photo)

Two dhabas on Chandigarh-Delhi highway sealed till contact tracing complete

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent, Rohtak
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2020 04:58 PM IST
Sonepat DC admits both eateries violated Covid norms; health department starts collecting samples from other dhabas on the highway
Polycarbonate sheet partitions have been installed between seats of legislators to check the spread of coronavirus infection as the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha’s monsoon session gets underway on September 7.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
Polycarbonate sheet partitions have been installed between seats of legislators to check the spread of coronavirus infection as the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha’s monsoon session gets underway on September 7.(Deepak Sansta/HT)

10-day Himachal Pradesh assembly session from September 7 amid Covid curbs

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 04:23 PM IST
Speaker Vipin Singh Parmar convenes all-party meeting to discuss arrangements for safe and smooth conduct of proceedings
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