Leading by Example, Covid-19 Positive Mizoram Minister Mops Hospital Floors

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Leading by example, Mizoram’s power and electricity department minister R Lalzirliana was on Friday seen mopping the floors of a hospital, where he is undergoing treatment for COVID-19 along with his wife and son. The ministers action was not to embarrass medical staff or authorities but to set an example for others. He said sweeping … Read more

43-Year-Old Covid Positive Woman Dies Within 24 Hours of Rape By Bhopal Hospital Ward Boy

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In a horrifying incident, a 43-year old Covid positive woman died within 24 hours of being raped by a ward boy at a government hospital in Bhopal. The 43-year-old woman who was also a survivor of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy had been admitted to the Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre almost a month … Read more

15 More Covid Patients Die at Top Goa Hospital During ‘Dark Hours of 2-6am’, HC Told

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Fifteen more COVID-19 patients died at the Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in the early hours of Thursday, the state government told the Bombay High Court, two days after 26 coronavirus patients had succumbed at the same facility here. The Goa bench of the HC said state authorities told it some of the casualties … Read more

Army Statements on Transfer of Covid Hospital Commandant Fail to Stem ‘VVIP’ Row

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The Indian Army for the second time in two days issued a statement on Thursday on the controversial transfer of Maj Gen Vasu Vardhan, the commandant of the force’s 1,000-bed Covid care facility in Delhi. Maj Gen Vardhan, one of India’s top pulmonologists, has been on the job for 18 months at the Army’s Base … Read more

What Are The Symptoms? When Should a Patient Seek Hospital Admission?

What Are The Symptoms? When Should a Patient Seek Hospital Admission?

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the recently discovered coronavirus. The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The virus enters the body via nose, mouth and eyes. Some recent studies suggest that virus may be airborne and can be spread … Read more

Centre Clarifies on Report of Faulty Ventilators, Says Hospital Not Carrying out Maintenance Activity

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In a statement issued on Thursday, the Center said the ventilators supplied to GGS Medical College and Hospital were perfectly working and that it was the hospital’s responsibility to carry out maintenance activities. “With reference to the recent media report regarding 71 of 80 AGVA make Ventilators being non-functional or faulty at the GGS Medical … Read more

Delhi HC Pulls Up AAP Govt, Says Delay in Indira Gandhi Hospital ‘Lethargy of the State’

Obstructing Oxygen Tankers Amounts to Endangering Human Lives, Says Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi government for not yet fully operationalising its 1,241 bedded Indira Gandhi Hospital, which presently has only 80 beds available that too for non-serious COVID patients, saying the state should learn from the “bitter experience” of the people during the present onslaught of the second wave … Read more

Director of Pvt Hospital Among Four Against Whom Cops Invoke NSA in MP

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The stringent National Security Act (NSA) was invoked against four persons, including a director of a private hospital in Jabalpur arrested on Tuesday, in separate cases related to Remdesivir, a COVID-19 drug that is in high demand during the pandemic, police said. The cases relate to sale of fake Remdesivir injections and black-marketing of the … Read more

Not Fair on Part of Delhi Govt to Give Incorrect Facts About Covid-19 Hospital: HC

Obstructing Oxygen Tankers Amounts to Endangering Human Lives, Says Delhi HC

File photo of Delhi High Court. The bench was informed by the Delhi government that for want of oxygen cylinders and concentrators the beds have not yet been operationalised. PTI New Delhi Last Updated:May 11, 2021, 19:30 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Delhi High Court Tuesday expressed its displeasure over the Delhi government making incorrect … Read more

Court Pulls Up Gujarat Govt over Hospital Fire that Killed 18

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The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday criticised the state government over the recent fire at a COVID-19 hospital in Bharuch, saying it was contemptuous on its part to not remain vigilant and avoid such incidents, and cited many orders passed in this regard in the past. A division bench expressed surprise over Advocate General Kamal … Read more

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