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‘Wear A Mask. Save Lives Help Stop Coronavirus’, Says Google Doodle
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‘Wear A Mask. Save Lives: Help Stop Coronavirus’, Says Google Doodle

The animated Google Doodle features the characters G-O-O-G-L-E that are shown to develop legs, wear masks and observe social distancing the key preventive measures against COVID-19 ...
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68 Per Cent Males, 32 Per Cent Females Died Due To COVID-19: Health Ministry
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68 Per Cent Males, 32 Per Cent Females Died Due To COVID-19: Health Ministry

According to the health ministry, about 11 per cent mortality was seen in patients with 26 to 44 years of age and only one per cent fatality was observed in patients in the age group between 18 to 25 years and below 17 years of age ...
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COVID-19 Spread Reported In New Areas But 82 Per Cent Cases From 10 States, Union Territories: Government
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COVID-19 Spread Reported In New Areas But 82 Per Cent Cases From 10 States, Union Territories: Government

Health Secretary, Rajesh Bhushan at a media briefing informed that the COVID-19 case fatality rate in India has declined to 2.10 per cent, the lowest since the first lockdown was imposed on March 25, while the total number of recovered cases at 12.30 lakh at present, is two times the number of active cases ...
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Unlock 3: No Elderly Visitors, 6-Feet Distance, Masks, Aarogya Setu App Must, Centre Issues Guidelines For Gym Opening
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Unlock 3: No Elderly Visitors, 6-Feet Distance, Masks, Aarogya Setu App Must, Centre Issues Guidelines For Gym Opening

On Monday, centre issued guidelines for gyms and yoga institutes to reopen from August 5, the centre said that the yoga or gym floor should have space of four metres per person and wherever possible, equipments should be moved outdoors ...
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There May Never Be A ‘Silver Bullet’ Against COVID-19: World Health Organisation
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There May Never Be A ‘Silver Bullet’ Against COVID-19: World Health Organisation

To control the spread of Coronavirus pandemic, WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus reiterated that there are no other preventive mechanism other than to test, isolate and treat patients, and trace and quarantine their contacts ...
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Here Are The Latest Guidelines For International Passengers Travelling To India Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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Here Are The Latest Guidelines For International Passengers Travelling To India Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The guidelines require all passengers to submit a self-declaration form online, at least 72 hours before travel, on the online portal (www.newdelhiairport.in) ...
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How Are The Children In India Receiving Their Mid-Day Meals Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic?
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How Are The Children In India Receiving Their Mid-Day Meals Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic?

Mid-Day Meal Scheme has not only played a significant role in increasing enrolment and improving the attendance of children in the schools, but it is also a way to ensure the nutritional security of children. What is the status of mid-day meals during the COVID-19? ...
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Amid Spike In COVID-19 Cases, Jammu And Kashmir Government Issues Guidelines On Admission Of COVID-19 Patients
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Amid Spike In COVID-19 Cases, Jammu And Kashmir Government Issues Guidelines On Admission Of COVID-19 Patients

In Jammu and Kashmir, COVID-19 patients with mild or moderate symptoms will first be admitted in category 2 or 3 hospitals with basic amenities and will get admission in category 1 hospital, with better infrastructure, only on suggestion of the concerned district level hospital ...
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World Breastfeeding Week: Precautions To Take In Times Of COVID-19 Pandemic To Safeguard Breastfeeding Babies
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World Breastfeeding Week: Precautions To Take In Times Of COVID-19 Pandemic To Safeguard Breastfeeding Babies

According to experts, a mother who tests COVID-19 positive must continue breastfeeding because the antibodies produced by her immune system will also be secreted in breastmilk providing the babies a readymade protection against the virus ...
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Jammu And Kashmir Conducting 900 COVID-19 Tests Per Million Per Day: Union Home Secretary
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Jammu And Kashmir Conducting 900 COVID-19 Tests Per Million Per Day: Union Home Secretary

On Tuesday (August 4), Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla chaired a high-level meeting to review the management of COVID-19 pandemic in Jammu and Kashmir and spoke about COVID-19 testing situation ...
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In A First, India Frames Prescribed Minimum Essential Specifications For COVID-19 Ventilators
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In A First, India Frames Prescribed Minimum Essential Specifications For COVID-19 Ventilators

The move came after the Central government realised that there was no Indian standard for ventilators as in March 2020, these life-saving devices were not fully manufactured and hence it never came under the domain of regulated medical devices ...
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Rapid Antigen Tests Comprise About 25-30 Per Cent Of Total COVID-19 Tests: Indian Council of Medical Research
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Rapid Antigen Tests Comprise About 25-30 Per Cent Of Total COVID-19 Tests: Indian Council of Medical Research

As on August 4, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has reported over two crore COVID-19 tests, out of which 26.5 lakh tests are antigen tests ...
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