7 PM Bulletin-Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE | India Updates as on 11.05.20

Advisory for Corona virus
Advisory for Corona virus
  • Himachal Pradesh: All the people of the Himachal Pradesh stranded in various parts of the country willing to come back to the State would be thoroughly medically examined and would have to stay under institutional quarantine before they could go to their native place. Chief Minister asked the nodal officers to ensure that they keep a close liaison with the nodal officers of the States assigned to them, so that the matter of bringing back the stranded Himachalis could be taken with the respective state governments at the earliest. He said that priority would be given to the students for bringing them back to the State as they were the most vulnerable section.
  • Punjab: Finance Department has notified detailed guidelines for the grant of ex-gratia compensation to the tune of Rs 50 lakh to the dependent members/legal heirs of employees, who die in harness while on Government duty fighting against Coronavirus pandemic. The compensation is admissible only for the pandemic of COVID-19 and it would remain in force from April 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020, subject to review thereafter.
    Haryana: Special campaign has been launched in Haryana for random COVID sampling of vegetable vendors, Health workers, Police personnel, Media personnel, Pharmacists, Depot Holders, Sanitation workers etc. Haryana has 26,125 bedded quarantine facilities in Dedicated COVID Care Centers and 8,751 isolation beds are available in Dedicated COVID Hospitals and in Dedicated COVID Health Centers.
  • Kerala:Railways to run six Rajdhani trains between Kerala and New Delhi in a week, starting from Tuesday. The trains to stop only at Kozhikode and Ernakulam railway stations, and will operate via Konkan route. DGPs of Kerala and Tamil Nadu decide that people coming to Kerala without the required pass will be stopped by Tamil Nadu Police at the border. In the ongoing Vande Bharat mission two flights – one from Dubai to Kochi and another from Bahrain to Kozhikode – will arrive in the State tonight. Kerala State Beverages Corporation is getting ready to arrange online queue facility to control the rush when liquor outlets are opened after lockdown.
  • Tamil Nadu: All migrant workers to be sent home within a week, says CM; so far over 9000 sent on special trains. Most retail businesses reopen in the State after 47 days, road traffic increases. Two government hospitals in Chennai chosen for ‘Solidarity Trial’ initiative – an international clinical trial launched by the WHO to help find an effective treatment for Covid-19. New wholesale vegetable & fruits market in Thirumazhisai starts functioning after the Koyembedu market was closed due to Covid spread. Total cases till now: 7204, Active cases: 5195, Deaths: 47, Discharged: 1959. Active cases in Chennai are 3839.
    Karnataka: 10 new cases reported today: Davangere 3, Bidar&Bagalkot 2 each, Kalburgi, Haveri&Vijayapura one each. Total cases till now: 858, Deaths: 31; Recovered: 422. Around 200 Kannadigas who were stranded in London came to Bangalore by Air India special flight today morning as part of Vande Bharat Mission. They landed in Kempegowda International airport and all the passengers have been kept under quarantine. State government forms special task force to attract investments amid Covid crisis.
    Andhra Pradesh:High Court conducts hearing of a petition via videoconference filed against sale of liquor in the state in the wake of Covid-19; Court adjourns hearing to Friday. Meanwhile, Central team’s visit in Kurnool district, where number of positive cases is high, continues for the second day. 38 fresh cases of Covid19 reported; 73 discharged and no deaths reported in the last 24 hours after testing 7409 samples. Total cases rise to 2018. Active cases: 975, Recovered: 998, Deaths: 45. Eight of the nine cases reported from Chittoor have links to Koyembedu in Chennai. Districts leading in +ve cases: Kurnool (575), Guntur (387) & Krishna (342).
    Telangana:As many as 118 people hailing from India stranded in the USA landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport today as part of the Vande Bharat Mission. Another batch of Indians from Abu Dhabi (UAE) by Air India Flight is expected to arrive at around 9.30 pm on Monday. State govt widens net as migrant workers returning from other states are testing positive for Covid-19. A proposal to keep shops and business establishments open beyond their regular working hours post the lockdown is under active consideration. Total positive cases till yesterday1196, Active cases 415, Discharged 751, Deaths 30.
    Arunachal Pradesh: CM discusses ways to ramp up state’s Covid-19 testing capacity with Arunachal Chapter of IMAIndiaOrg.
    Assam: Health Minister today visited Kaziranga University, Jorhat to review the quarantine facilities which is being set up on lines of Sarusajai Stadium, Guwahati.
    Manipur: Home Deptt issues SOPs for people returning to the state by trains. Only medically fit persons will be allowed to travel.
    Manipur: In Manipur, passengers arriving at Jiribam station after medical screening will be taken to quarantine centres by govt buses.
    Mizoram: Chief Minister Zoramthanga today gave credit of state’s COVID-19 free status to the discipline of its people.
    Nagaland: In Nagaland, DRDA to take up intensive farming activities in collaboration with Horticulture dept in and around Mon district. 545 beds in Mereima village and 254 beds in K BadzeKohima village quarantine centers ready to accommodate persons returning to state.
    • Sikkim: Govt notifies immediate implementation of Sikkim Public Health & Safety (Covid-19) Regulations, 2020 authorising admin & police officials to impose fine of Rs. 300 if any person is found without face mask in public or work places; also prescribes strict prohibition on spitting in public places and compliance of social distancing norms.
  • Tripura:Govt decides to run Shramik Special Train from Mumbai to Agartala to bring stranded people from Maharashtra; prospective travellers may register at covid19.tripura.gov.in.
    Maharashtra: Maharashtra on Sunday reported 1,278 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking its case count to 22,171. The state also witnessed 53 virus-related deaths in the last 24 hours and its total death toll reached 832. Mumbai, the state capital, saw 875 more Covid-19 patients yesterday taking its total case tally to 13,564 and 19 more deaths took its death toll to 508. Maharashtra Industries Minister ShriSubhash Desai has stated that nearly 25,000 companies have resumed work in green and orange zone, which employ about 6 lakh workers. Manufacturing units in the highly industrialized belt of Mumbai- Thane – Pimpri-Chinchwad – Pune fall under the Red Zone and hence not operational.
    Gujarat:398 new cases of COVID-19 in Gujarat, which takes the number of infected persons in Gujarat to 8,195. The total number of deaths touched 493; 21 deaths were reported yesterday, out of which 18 deaths occurred at Ahmedabad. 454 patients were released after recovery from various hospitals in the state, which takes the total number of recovered patients in Gujarat to 2545.
    Rajasthan:Rajasthan has reported 3940 positive cases till date, out of which 2264 recoveries and 110 deaths have also occurred. 126 new positive cases have been till 1 p.m. today, out of which 46 cases have been reported from Udaipur. Meanwhile, more than 22 lakh labourers have been engaged in MNREGA works, stated Deputy CM Sachin Pilot.
    Madhya Pradesh:In Madhya Pradesh 172 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported, which takes the number of infected persons in the state to 3650. Among the cities, 77 new cases have been reported in Indore. In Bhopal, 30 new cases have been reported, which include former MLA JitendraDaga and four junior doctors.
  • Goa:The North Goa District Administration has directed that persons stranded outside the country and returning to Goa will undergo mandatory institutional quarantine, even if they test negative for COVID-19. In the case of seafarers, the cost will have to be borne by their company, while others will have to undergo quarantine at their own cost. Around 100 Goans in UAE have registered to return to India.

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