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Why is the US advising more widespread use of masks to fight coronavirus? 7.4.2020 Scroll.in
Does the policy shift mean the disease can spread through exhalations or normal speech?
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Auto cos see some light at end of lockdown tunnel 4.4.2020 Rediff: Business
Once the 21-day lockdown is lifted, which may happen in phases, those who have been contemplating purchasing a car may actually do it, said analysts. Thanks to social distancing norms and rising hygiene awareness, daily commuters may ditch public transport and shared mobility solutions like Ola and Uber. Many are likely to prefer the confines of a car over roughing it up in crowded public transport services such as a metro, local sub-urban trains and buses, they said.
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German city introduces face masks for shoppers as coronavirus spreads 1.4.2020 Reuters: World News
The city of Jena in eastern Germany has decided to make people wear face masks when shopping or travelling on public transport, stepping up efforts to curb coronavirus contagion and becoming the first city in the country to introduce the measure.
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German city introduces face masks for shoppers as corona cases rise 31.3.2020 Reuters: World News
The city of Jena in eastern Germany has decided to make people wear face masks when shopping or travelling by public transport, stepping up efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus and becoming the first city in the country to introduce the ...
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Lockdown: Stranded in Kerala’s Kottayam, migrant labourers demand facilities to travel back home 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Interstate public transport facilities have been largely stopped across the country.
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Pregnant Woman Turned Back By Delhi Cops As Migrants Struggle To Get Home 29.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
A 20-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district - who is a migrant worker living in Delhi and is nine months pregnant - was forced to return home by the police despite walking five kilometres...
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Thousands At Delhi Bus Station Amid COVID-19 Risk, Wait For Ride Home 28.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Amid the chaos caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, a distressing narrative has emerged from Delhi, where thousands of migrant workers are still trying desperately to return to hometowns and villages...
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"Give Food, Contain Them": Home Ministry On Migrant Workers Amid Lockdown 28.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Home Ministry has directed all states and union territories to provide "temporary accommodation, food, clothing, medical care" to the tens of thousands of migrant workers stranded around the...
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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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"Stole My Money": Migrant Workers Stranded At Mumbai Railway Station 27.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
As the "total lockdown" announced this week by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus enters its third day, tragic tales of stranded migrant workers scrambling to...
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Coronavirus: 'Why has Modi done this?' Rajasthan workers walk back home from Gujarat 26.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
While younger daily-wage earners were able to make the journey, the more elderly are stranded far from home with no work.
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Australian cruise becomes nation's worst coronavirus cluster 25.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Greg Butler was rushed to hospital with COVID-19 within days of getting home to self-isolate after being allowed off the Ruby Princess cruise liner in Sydney, one of more than 130 passengers who tested positive in Australia's worst coronavirus ...
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ASTC helps 28,000 reach home in 3 days 25.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
ASTC helps 28,000 reach home in 3 days
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Coronavirus: ‘How do I reach a hospital?’ Cancer and kidney patients worry about 21-day lockdown 25.3.2020 Scroll.in
As public transport is suspended, many patients with life-threatening diseases have been left stranded.
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100 Cases Filed In Delhi For Lockdown Violation, Say Sources 24.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi has taken strong action against people who violated the lockdown -- announced as a deterrent against the spread of coronavirus -- yesterday. The police have registered 100 cases, sources told...
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90,000 NRIs Back, Says Punjab, Predicts "Alarming" Rise In COVID-19 Cases 23.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Around 90,000 people of Punjab who were living abroad, have come home as coronavirus spread across the world. Now, funds are needed to ensure that the virus dioesnt spread in the state, the Amarinder...
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Mamata Banerjee Writes To PM Requesting Him To Stop All Flights To Bengal 23.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to stop all flights to the state amid a surge in the coronavirus cases in the country. The virus has...
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Coping With Coronavirus Lockdown: Traffic Jams, Bus Queues, Higher Prices 23.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
As most of India has gone into lockdown amid a spike in coronavirus cases, and most states banning public transport, the flow of essential services has become a rising concern. India has 415...
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Public transport, entry from Bangladesh banned in Tripura 23.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Public transport, entry from Bangladesh banned in Tripura
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People Entering Assam To Be Stamped, Put On Home Quarantine For 14 Days 23.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
People entering Assam from other states will be stamped and made to undergo home quarantine for 14 days to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the state government has decided. Assam and other...
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