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Delhi Government Asks Labs To Increase Their COVID-19 Testing Capacity

Delhi Government Asks Labs To Increase Their COVID-19 Testing Capacity
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As per the order issued by Delhi government on June 15, private labs will have to give COVID-19 test results within 48 hours ...
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From Increasing Tests To Quarantine Facilities, Delhi And Central Government’s Joint Strategy To Fight COVID-19

From Increasing Tests To Quarantine Facilities, Delhi And Central Government’s Joint Strategy To Fight COVID-19
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To check the status of COVID-19 situation in Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a review meeting with the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Delhi LG Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, where they announced several joint strategies to fight the pandemic ...
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Ramping Up Bed Capacity Should Be Topmost Priority In Handling COVID-19: LG Baijal

Ramping Up Bed Capacity Should Be Topmost Priority In Handling COVID-19: LG Baijal
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Lt Governor Anil Baijal reviewed the containment zones management strategies in Delhi, said the objective is to break the chain of transmission and reduce the morbidity and mortality of COVID-19 ...
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AIIMS Delhi To Convert Newly Constructed ‘Burns And Plastic Surgery Block’ Into Dedicated COVID-19 Facility

AIIMS Delhi To Convert Newly Constructed 'Burns And Plastic Surgery Block' Into Dedicated COVID-19 Facility
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The decision by the AIIMS authorities comes after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that Delhi will need 1.5 lakh beds in healthcare facilities by July 31 ...
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Delhi Will Require 80,000 Beds By July End If COVID-19 Cases Continue To Increase: LG Anil Baijal

Delhi Will Require 80,000 Beds By July End If COVID-19 Cases Continue To Increase: LG Anil Baijal
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Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal directed Delhi administration to identify areas like Pragati Maidan, IGI, Thyagaraj Stadium, Jawaharlal Nehru stadium and others to have large makeshift COVID-19 facilities ...
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Conduct Thorough Contact Tracing Of COVID-19 Patients, Follow ICMR Guidelines For Testing: LG Anil Baijal

Conduct Thorough Contact Tracing Of COVID-19 Patients, Follow ICMR Guidelines For Testing: LG Anil Baijal
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Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal held an all-party meeting at his residence over the prevailing coronavirus situation in the national capital Delhi ...
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Community Transmission Of COVID-19 In Delhi, Waiting For Centre To Declare: Health Minister Satyendar Jain

Community Transmission Of COVID-19 In Delhi, Waiting For Centre To Declare: Health Minister Satyendar Jain
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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain informed that AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria has said that there is a community transmission in Delhi but the Centre has not accepted it yet ...
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Delhi May Have 1 Lakh COVID-19 Cases By June End, 5 Member Committee Projects Need For 15,000 Beds

Delhi May Have 1 Lakh COVID-19 Cases By June End, 5 Member Committee Projects Need For 15,000 Beds
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As per a projection made by the five-member committee formed by the Delhi government, about 25 per cent of COVID-19 patients will require hospitalisation and 5 per cent would need a ventilator ...
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Air Pollution Affects Health Of 82.2 Per Cent People Out Of 1757: Survey

Air Pollution Affects Health Of 82.2 Per Cent People Out Of 1757: Survey
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The survey highlights that the public is aware that poor air quality affects their health but is not aware of the extent of the damage, says Dr Arvind Kumar, Founder of Lung Care Foundation ...
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Delhi Needs To Ramp Up Testing With Aggressive Surveillance, Contact Tracing: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

Delhi Needs To Ramp Up Testing With Aggressive Surveillance, Contact Tracing: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan informed that the Central government is extending its all support to Delhi for the strengthening of health infrastructure and augmentation of testing facilities ...
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Delhi Government Issues New Guidelines For COVID-19 Testing

Delhi Government Issues New Guidelines For COVID-19 Testing
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The new guidelines for COVID-19 testing for Delhi includes patients of Severe Acute Respiratory infection (SARI); all symptomatic - individuals with history of international travel, contacts of confirmed cases, healthcare workers/frontline workers will be tested ...
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Delhi’s RK Puram Police Station Steps Up Efforts To Keep Cops Safe From COVID-19

Delhi’s RK Puram Police Station Steps Up Efforts To Keep Cops Safe From COVID-19
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In the light of rising coronavirus cases in India, Delhi’s RK Puram Police Station has put in place a comprehensive sanitisation mechanism to ensure the safety of cops ...
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