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NEWSALERT | Delhi Orders Private Offices To Shut Down Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

As per new rules by the Delhi Disaster Management Authority, only those offices under exempted category will be permitted to function under certain restrictions while following Covid-19 guidelines.

Precautionary Covid Dose: Mumbai Gives Out Over 10k Booster Shots On Day 1

Jan 11, 2022 PTI

Out of the total 10,698 doses administered in Mumbai, 5,249 were administered to health workers, 1,823 to frontline workers and 3,626 to the citizens above 60 years with comorbidities.


Delhi Night Curfew: 8,953 Challans Imposed, Fines Worth Rs 1.76 Crore

Amid the Covid-19 surge, according to data issued by Delhi government, fines worth Rs 74,25,900 were imposed on January 9 for the 3,732 challans issued.

Covid-19 Spike In Delhi But Demand For Oxygen Support, Low: Top Covid Hospitals

Jan 11, 2022 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Hospital in Delhi, which is one of India’s biggest hospitals for dedicated facilities for Covid-19 patients, hasn’t received a single Omicron-confirmed patient to date which required oxygen support.


How Porn Added Flavour To Novak Djokovic's Australian Open Visa Controversy

Novak Djokovic's deportation hearing in Melbourne became a farce, up to some extent, as the virtual proceedings crashed several times. And at one point, an expired court link was hacked and pranksters streamed loud music and pornography.

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10 January, 2022

No Lockdown In Delhi, DDMA Discussing Further Restrictions In Restaurants, Metro, Buses: Officials

PTI

It was discussed in a Delhi Disaster Management Authority meeting that Covid-19 restrictions imposed in Delhi should also be imposed in National Capital Territory Region to prevent the rise in Covid-19 cases. Lockdown won't be imposed now, officials say.


10 January, 2022

Covid-19 Home Isolation: What Are The Guidelines For Patients And Caregivers?

Outlook Web Desk

Health Secretary Luv Agarwal cautioned against unnecessary testing and said that people should only get tested after self-monitoring their symptoms.


10 January, 2022

SC Raps West Bengal For Not Filing Status Report On Providing Dry Rations To Sex Workers

Outlook Web Desk

A bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao and B R Gavai said that with spurt in coronavirus cases the matter needs utmost attention as the issue is of survival while the state government was taking the issue lightly.


10 January, 2022

Covid-19 Update: India Logs 1.79 Lakh Cases In Single Day, Highest Surge Since May

PTI

India sees a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases as Omicron variant takes the country on to its third wave.


10 January, 2022

Covid-19 Booster Dose | No Mix-And-Match, Walk-In Allowed: All You Need To Know

Outlook Web Desk

As India rolls out 'precautionary doses' for frontline workers on January 10, here is all you need to know about who is eligible, how to get registered and the need for boosters.


10 January, 2022

Covid-19 Surge: 300 Delhi Police Officers Test Positive For Coronavirus

PTI

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana had already issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for preventing the spread of the coronavirus among police personnel.


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09 January, 2022

India Open Badminton: England Shuttlers Pull Out After COVID-19 Positive Cases

PTI

England's decision to pull out was made public by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Sunday. The organisers, however, said that COVID-19 tests of all players conducted this morning at the team hotel came out negative.


09 January, 2022

Yash Raj Films Postpones 'Tiger 3' Shooting In Delhi After Rising Cases Of Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

With over 20,000 positive cases in the Capital on Sunday alone, the decision, to postpone the shoot is being looked as a sensible one.


09 January, 2022

Covid-19 India Update: Fresh Cases Touch 1.6 Lakh In 24 Hours. 552 New Omicron Infections

PTI

Coronavirus news India: As Covid-19 cases rise sharply, 1409 cases of the Omicron variant have been recorded so far. Maharashtra recorded the maximum number of 1,009 cases followed by Delhi at 513, Karnataka 441, Rajasthan 373, Kerala 333 and Gujarat 204.


09 January, 2022

NEWSFLASH | PM Modi To Chair Meeting On Covid-19 Situation Today 4:30 PM: Sources

Outlook Web Desk

With a worrying trend of sharp Covid-19 spike in India, sources have learnt that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a high level meeting reviewing the situation of the pandemic at 4:30 PM today.


08 January, 2022

IND Vs WI: BCCI To ‘Take Call At Appropriate Time’ After Inspecting COVID Situation

PTI

India is scheduled to host West Indies for three ODIs and as many T20Is. The contests take place across six venues -- Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Cuttack, Visakhapatnam and Thiruvananthapuram.


08 January, 2022

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Rakhi Bose

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.


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08 January, 2022

Delhi Covid Scare: OPD, Trauma Services Hit As Hospitals Reserve Beds For Coronavirus Patients

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Non-covid services in Delhi hospitals have been severely hit as authorities prepare for the Covid-19 surge. Even hospitals under the Union Health Ministry have imposed restrictions on regular operations and OPD services.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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