The Uttarakhand administration is in a tizzy as 3 ministers also self-quarantine and 1,500 secretariat staff refuse to come to work.
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Patients call the fees ‘exorbitant’ but hospitals explain they need nearly 8 PPE kits per patient per day. Delhi govt has allowed them to charge according to their discretion.
According to doctors in Bangladesh, the combination of ivermectin and doxycycline is an effective treatment against Covid-19, with patients recovering within four days.
The health department said the cumulative death figures refer to fatalities where primary cause of death is Covid-19, as per the Death Audit Committee report.
More than a hundred scientists have raised questions about the dataset used in the study published by The Lancet, which led to WHO halting all trials of HCQ.
Out of these new cases, 119 had recently returned to the state from various parts of the country and were in different quarantine centres across districts.