The condition of the 1st COVID patient from Dimapur is improving. His father’s sample was tested Negative in the first test, informs Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom
Meghalaya lockdown to continue till 30 April
India tally rises to 9,352, with 324 deaths
In 25 districts across 15 states no case reported since last 14 days: MoHFW
More than 30 crore people have received financial assistance amounting to Rs. 28,256 crore under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: MoHFW
The Supreme Court observed that detainees at detention centres of Assam who been incarcerated for more than 2 years maybe released on personal bond with one surety
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Assam to follow Centre’s decision on lockdown: Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
Till now, 43 containment zones in Delhi. If any area is found with 3 or more cases, we are declaring it a hotspot: Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain
India: 9,152 confirmed cases (includes recoveries and deaths) > Afghanistan: 607 cases > Bangladesh: 621 cases > Bhutan: 5 cases > The Maldives: 20 cases > Nepal: 12 cases > Pakistan: 5,230 cases > Sri Lanka: 210 cases (Source: Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center, as of 9.30 am IST on April 13)
Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan have risen to 5,362
Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan have risen to 5,362, according to Dawn. While 1,028 patients have recovered so far, 93 have died. With 2,594, Punjab province there has the highest number of confirmed cases in the country. In fact, the province accounts for nearly half of Pakistan’s reported cases. Sindh has reported close to 1,500 cases so far.
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Manipuri body donates to Assam Arogya Nidhi
Responding to the appeal made by the Government for voluntary contributions in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Joint Action Committee for Safeguard of Indigenous Manipuri People of Assam has extended monetary donation of Rs 50,000 to the Assam Arogya Nidhi.
Members of the Joint Action Committee handed over the cheque to Cachar Deputy Commissioner Barnali Sarma.
Guwahati wine shops to reopen from today
The State government has allowed the liquor shops in the State to reopen from Monday. According to an order issued by the Additional Commissioner of the State Excise department, all wine shops will remain open from 10 am to 5 pm. Meanwhile, the department asked the owners of the wine shops, wholesale warehouses, bottling plants, distilleries and breweries to ensure that the customers maintain social distancing.
Lockdown: Assam govt to abide by Centre’s directions
The State government will not take any decision on relaxing the lockdown on its own and will abide by the Central government’s directions. This was decided at the meeting of the council of ministers held at the Administrative Staff College here under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal this afternoon. “The State government has decided that it will not take any unilateral decision regarding relaxing the lockdown till the Central government issues any instruction. We will wait for the Central government’s instruction and abide by it,” Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said after the meeting.
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Pandemic halts Bihu celebrations in Assam
Bohag Bihu or Rongali Bihu – the most endearing festival of the people of Assam cutting across caste, community and religion – will be sorely missed by the masses this time. This Bihu which begins tomorrow and is generally celebrated for a week perhaps is the only instance in living memory when the people have been compelled to give the festivities a complete miss due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The only parallel one can draw dates back to 1983 when it remained a minimalist celebration during the peak of the Assam Movement but this year it is going to be a total blank.
Police control room helps distressed people outside Assam
1st COVID-19 patient from Nagaland entered state on March 24
Dimapur’s Zion Hospital sealed, all medical personnel, their family members who came into direct & indirect contact with Nagaland’s 1st COVID-19 patient to be quarantined. READ MORE
1st COVID-19 case in Nagaland, man from Dimapur tests positive
1st confirmed case of COVID-19 reported from Nagaland after a man from Dimapur tested positive at GMCH, Guwahati; he entered the state on March 24, say reports. READ MORE
Total COVID-19 cases soar to 9,152 in India
The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 9,152 on Monday (April 13), as of 8 am, with the death toll standing at 308.
According to the latest updates provided by the Union health ministry, there are 7,987 active cases with 308 deaths so far in the country. As many as 856 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.
Nagaland govt offices to resume with skeletal staff from April 13
Nagaland govt directs employees of civil secretariat and directorates in Kohima and Dimapur, & all govt offices in districts to resume office with skeletal staff from April 13. READ MORE
Easter amid COVID19 lockdown: Nagaland governor, CM send greetings
Nagaland governor RN Ravi, CM Neiphiu Rio send message of hope & love, extend Easter greetings to people of state amid national lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE
Total COVID-19 cases soar to 8,356 in India
The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 8,356 on Sunday (April 12), as of 8 am, with the death toll standing at 273.
According to the latest updates provided by the Union health ministry, there are 7,367 active cases with 273 deaths so far in the country. As many as 715 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.