Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicContainment zones

Topic: Containment zones

Delhi sees over 1,349% jump in Covid containment zones in past 1 month

South Delhi accounts for the maximum 21,172 containment zones out of the total 47,704, followed by central Delhi (7,114), New Delhi (4,946) and southwest Delhi (3,238).

1,114 Mumbai buildings sealed, double since March, as Covid spreads across city

The surge in the number of sealed buildings was accompanied by a spurt in active Covid cases in the city. Mumbai has so far recorded 6,40,507 Covid positive cases and 12,990 deaths.

4,501 containment zones but little is contained — story of Delhi’s faltering Covid fight

ThePrint visited 13 areas with containment zones across seven of Delhi’s 11 districts and discovered that the protocol hasn’t been implemented properly in many places. 

‘Agra model’ to 7% death rate in 3 months — how Covid spiralled in city of Taj

Agra administration & doctors admit death rate is a concern, have increased testing to ensure patients come for treatment before reaching advanced stage.

Door-to-door survey in Delhi’s Covid containment zones to be completed by 6 July

A Delhi government official said the authorities have screened 3.68 lakh people in containment zones so far in the survey launched last week.

‘You cannot be rigid’: SC asks ICAI to allow students to opt out of CA exams at any time

The three-judge bench said that since Covid-19 is an evolving situation, students should be given the option to opt out of exams until the last day.

Delhi’s Covid containment zones increase to 417 as 2.45 lakh people screened

Officials said the count of containment zones is expected to jump further as some district authorities were yet to finish redrawing areas.

PM Modi asks states to follow Punjab’s micro-containment strategy to handle Covid crisis

Modi also said ‘green shoots’ are visible in the economy, and that the states and union territories must strive to protect lives as well as livelihoods.

Delhi containment zones down to 158 from 216 after 58 de-contained

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported 22,132 coronavirus cases in Delhi, including 9,243 who were cured or discharged.

Govt could now home deliver mother & child care drugs, contraceptives in containment zones

The health ministry’s plan is part of a larger attempt to plug loopholes in mother and child healthcare under the Covid-19 lockdown.

On Camera

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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