Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicCovid care centre

Topic: Covid care centre

Delhi to dismantle three remaining Covid care centres as cases decline

The DDMA would vacate the land and medical equipment will be transferred to the hospitals where needed.

How Tamil Nadu’s training thousands of nurses to handle kids with Covid as it preps for 3rd wave

Since July, Tamil Nadu has been organising virtual and in-person training for nurses to handle young Covid patients, apprehending a spike in infections among kids and infants in the 3rd wave.

Haryana town had spanking new hospital with O2 tank, but it was of no use in peak Covid crisis

Samalkha: The Samalkha General Hospital in Haryana’s Panipat district presents an image that is in stark contrast to the pathetic scenes being reported from...

Day in the life of a doctor in rural Bihar: Travel 80km, tackle hesitancy, battle poor infra

Dr Pankaj Kumar, 37, is posted at Madhubani's Covid Care hospital. His worst nightmare: When he has to utter those four words — 'he/she is no more'.

‘He’s just a call away’ — Haryana IAS officer was at the job even when he was down with Covid

The Sonipat district collector was hospitalised in April with Covid, his daughter was on ventilator. Still he kept in touch with his team to ensure that pandemic management in the district was on track.

In Pune paediatrics Covid ward, there’s Enid Blyton & Pooh for company, noodles as comfort food

The 40-bed facility is part of the Dr Balasaheb Ambedkar Covid Care Centre in Yerawada and is an isolation ward for asymptomatic cases.

Mobiles banned as ‘infectious,’ 100s wait for news on kin at WB Covid hospitals. Like Mr Maity

Bengal had banned mobile phones in govt Covid hospitals last year, making it difficult for patients to keep in touch. Calls to hospital landlines go unanswered, say families.

How do Covid hospitals set up by DRDO operate & what’s the role of armed forces

The DRDO has set up five temporary hospitals to treat Covid patients. More are planned to handle a possible third wave. But the agency's role has primarily been of a project executing body.

To avoid ‘Delhi-like’ crisis, Tamil Nadu’s ‘oxygen war room’ is working 24×7 to ensure supply

Working since 6 May, the war room in Chennai services 200 hospitals and nursing homes, tracking stocks and coordinating with suppliers and police to ensure no delays.

Armed forces procure oxygen, medical supplies as Covid cases go up in rural areas

The armed forces have identified states and regions which need more help, based on existing capacities and number of cases, and are also preparing for a possible third wave.

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Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.