Uttarakhand BJP leader, head of rural health advisory board, who tested Covid-19 positive dies

“Negi ji was a very senior leader of our party and had been associated with different social causes since a young age. He was associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in the initial years and held different posts at district level before formally joining the party. He was given an MoS rank, respecting his […]

Abruptly discharged COVID-19 patient dies

A COVID-19 positive patient, who was discharged from the Tenkasi Government Headquarters Hospital within 3 days of admission and readmitted to the hospital after a hue and cry on Tuesday, succumbed to the viral infection at Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital on Thursday.

COVID-19 | Testing declines yet again on a Sunday

On the whole, there were 31,635 active cases, while 1,10,241 have recovered apart from the 895 deaths. As per the media bulletin issued by the State Health department, of the 1,42,771 total cases in the State, 98,512 were asymptomatic and 44,259 were symptomatic.

Samajwadi Party leader SRS Yadav passes away due to Covid-19

“The demise of the senior and respected leader of Samajwadi Party, National Secretary and MLC SRS Yadav ‘Babu Ji’ is the end of an ‘era’. Heart wrenching and irreparable damage! Condolences to the bereaved family and prayers for the departed soul’s peace! Tributes to the departed soul,” the party wrote on Twitter (roughly translated from […]

17 policemen die of COVID, no relief to kin yet

Speaking to The Hindu, Pawan Kumar, son of Assistant Sub-Inspector Karambir Singh, said he spoke to officers in the police department about 10 days ago regarding the compensation and was told that the file has already been processed. Karambir died of complications related to COVID-19 on June 9 after spending a week in hospital. He […]

Britain records 85 more Covid-19 deaths as infection rate drops to 1 in 4,000

John Lewis confirmed that eight of its stores will not be reopening after closing for lockdown. The ailing department chain will permanently close major sites in Birmingham and Watford, as well as smaller outlets at Heathrow airport, St Pancras train station in London and four At Home shops in Croydon, Newbury, Swindon and Tamworth.

Broward Sheriff’s Office employee dies from coronavirus

Since the early ’90s, Ford served under different roles with the sheriff’s office until becoming the community programs supervision specialist, the statement said. Assigned to the Misdemeanor Probation Division, Ford reviewed probation cases and completed computer checks on clients. She would also ensure that criminal and sex offender checks were completed.

Covid-19: Uttarakhand crosses 25,000 cases

According to the state health department, the maximum 241 cases were reported from Dehradun district followed by Nainital (142), Uddham Singh Nagar (118), Pauri (84), Haridwar (73), Tehri (41), Uttarkashi (35), Champawat (19), Rudraprayag (15), Almora (13), Chamoli (12), Pithoragarh (7) and Bageshwar (7).

Mumbai recorded 24% more deaths in the first seven months this year

Dr Lalit Anande, superintendent of Sewri TB hospital, said despite the initial fear that a large number of patients with Tuberculosis (TB) with compromised lungs would succumb to the infection, the death rate is far lesser. “It is a known fact that Mumbai has the highest number of TB cases but thankfully, the virus has […]

Senate candidate Marshall slams Facebook virus ‘censorship’

”Social media companies should not be allowed to censor science that they disagree with,” he said “This is corporate censorship, pure and simple. As a physician, I believe in discussing all data, options and research with my patients.”