Shah Calls an All-Party Meet To Review COVID Situation in Delhi

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Updated15 Jun 2020, 02:41 AM IST
India
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As the number of coronavirus patients crossed to 38K-mark in Delhi, the Centre on Sunday, 14 June decided to double the number of tests in the city in the next two days and the exercise will soon start at polling stations in containment zones.

Meanwhile, Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday ordered the transfer of 4 IAS officers from Arunachal Pradesh to Delhi to assist in the COVID-19 fight. The MHA also announced the attachment of two officers from the Centre to Delhi government.

On Sunday, India recorded 311 deaths and the highest single-day spike of 11,929 new COVID-19 cases.

Snapshot
  • After meeting CM Kejriwal, Home Minister Amit Shah said Centre will give 500 railway coaches to overcome shortage of beds for COVID-19 patients in Delhi
  • India revised its protocol for clinical management of COVID-19 to include the use of remdesivir and off-label use of tocilizumab and convalescent plasma therapy on certain groups of patients
  • Health Ministry added loss of smell (anosmia) and loss of taste (ageusia) in the list of COVID-19 symptoms
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be interacting with chief ministers of all states and Union territories on 16 and 17 June
  • India has now taken the fourth spot in the list of nations worst-hit by coronavirus, surpassing the UK in terms of the number of cases
2:21 PM, 14 Jun

Amit Shah Calls an All-Party Meet To Review COVID Situation in Delhi

Home Minister Amit Shah has called a meeting of all political parties active in Delhi on Monday, 15 June to review Covid-19 situation in the national capital. This, after a review meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, LG Anil Baijal, and other authorities was held on Sunday, 14 June.

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1974 New Coronavirus Cases Reported in Tamil Nadu

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Captain Amarinder Urges PM Modi To Extend Benefits Under PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana

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10:17 AM, 14 Jun

Delhi's Bara Hindu Rao Hospital Under NDMC Declared COVID-19 Hospital

Bara Hindu Rao Hospital running under North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) declared a designated COVID-19 hospital by Delhi Government. Hospital's Medical Superintendent has been directed to make all hospital beds available to admit coronavirus patients.


Published: 14 Jun 2020, 03:29 AM IST
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