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Public Healthcare Workers To Get Rs 50 Lakh Insurance Cover: Centre 29.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Union Health Ministry on Saturday said 22.12 lakh public healthcare providers, including community health workers, will get Rs 50 lakh insurance cover under a national scheme for them.
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What we don’t yet know about the coronavirus 28.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
It has been only three months since reports first emerged from China of an unknown virus causing unusual cases of pneumonia, and scientists and public health experts already know more about it and how it works than at the same point in earlier outbreaks.
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Covid-19: Centre says its response to outbreak was ‘proactive, graded’ amid criticism over lockdown 28.3.2020 Scroll.in
The government also dismissed speculation that its response system was lenient towards foreign travellers while tackling the pandemic.
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Amid Criticism Over Lockdown, Centre Says Response Was Not Unplanned 28.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
India's response to COVID-19 has been "pre-emptive, pro-active and graded", the government said on Saturday, brushing aside the allegation that the 21-day nationwide lockdown was announced without any...
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India preps for massive testing exercise post lockdown 28.3.2020 Rediff: News
The ICMR is working on a war footing to develop the testing ecosystem -- especially for the screening blood tests. NIV, Pune, is in the process of validating antibody-based screening kits.
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Coming soon: Blood tests to map the scale of India’s coronavirus outbreak 28.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The serological tests will help scientists and policy makers understand the patterns of the disease.
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Popular Front welcomes Corona restrictions; Demands adequate support measures 28.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Popular Front welcomes Corona restrictions; Demands adequate support measures
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Cognizant to pay India staff 25% extra salary in April 27.3.2020 Rediff: Business
IT firm Cognizant on Friday said it will give employees who are at associate level and below in India and the Philippines, an additional payment of 25 per cent of base pay for April in recognition of their extraordinary continuity-of-service efforts amid the covid-19 outbreak. The move is expected to benefit over 1,30,000 Cognizant employees in India.
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Opinion: This Is Kerala's Plan To Save Its Economy And People - By Thomas Isaac 27.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
This is how, within the limits of federal polity, the government of Kerala is trying to defend its people and economy in these difficult days of the Corona epidemic.
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'There will be a drastic drop with the lockdown' 27.3.2020 Rediff: News
'Without it, it is going to be much, much, much, much worse.' 'In the meantime, we really need to work on a sort of war footing, given that it is a natural disaster, provide relief, provide essentials, till we get biological herd immunity, we need to get economic immunity, and also social immunity.'
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Sonia supports lockdown 27.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Sonia supports lockdown
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At G20 summit, Narendra Modi calls for a stronger WHO to fight coronavirus, say reports 27.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Modi also said international bodies like WHO were set up on models of the previous century.
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Testing is key to fighting coronavirus – so why does India have such a low testing rate? 27.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Testing kits are being under-utilised because of restrictive norms.
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Coronavirus: India can’t fight Covid-19 if millions don’t know anything about it 26.3.2020 Scroll.in
Too many government speeches and policies have stigmatised people infected with the virus.
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Coronavirus: International Cricket Council postpones all qualifiers for T20, ODI World Cups 26.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
India will host the T20 World Cup, a revamped version of the former Champions Trophy, in 2021 as well as the 50-over World Cup in 2023.
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Sonia writes to PM, supports coronavirus lockdown 26.3.2020 Rediff: News
She suggested several measures such as protection of doctors, easing the supply chains and deferment of loans.
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Coronavirus: Sonia Gandhi pledges support to lockdown in letter to Modi, lists several suggestions 26.3.2020 Scroll.in
The Congress chief stressed that all doctors, nurses and workers be provided N-95 masks and hazmat suits, among other equipment for personal protection.
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Over 1,000 deaths and 65,000 COVID-19 cases in US 26.3.2020 Rediff: News
In addition to declaring a national emergency, US President Trump has approved major disaster declarations for New York, California, Washington, Iowa, Louisiana, North Carolina, Texas and Florida.
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Coronavirus: Florence Nightingale’s advice on hand washing from 19th century is relevant even today 25.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Her book ‘Notes on Nursing’ also outlines the importance of homes as disease-prevention sites.
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Coronavirus fears are making Indians boycott, evict and threaten their neighbours 25.3.2020 Scroll.in
Even doctors have not been spared. Experts warn such harassment would hurt the war on Covid-19.
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