Dedicated ambulance lanes make way for better Covid management

The dedicated lanes for ambulances have helped emergency services tremendously say the Delhi traffic police.  Delhi: Dedicated ambulance lanes set up in 15 districts in the capital aided the unrestricted movement of ambulances, vehicles carrying oxygen cylinders, and other emergency services, according to officials.  “In a city like Delhi, where traffic is a usual problem, […]

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NGOs set up Covid Care Centres to help patients

The Chandigarh Administration, with help from NGOs, is creating makeshift Covid Care Centres to take care of the growing Covid-19 population in the city. Chandigarh: United Sikhs, a United Nations (U.N.) affiliated Non-Government Organisation (NGO), is the latest to join the list of NGOs working in Chandigarh to create mini Covid care centres. The NGO […]

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Diagnostic labs demand high price for RT PCR tests

Private diagnostic labs in Warangal and Hyderabad are charging around Rs.1,000 to 1,800 from patients which is beyond the government advised cap for an  RT PCR test. Warangal: Private diagnostic labs were seen violating the government-fixed  price for Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT PCR) test in Warangal and Hyderabad. They were demanding Rs. 1,000 […]

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Food deliveries to help fight the Covid war

Restaurants across the city have volunteered to distribute free meals to Covid-19 patients. Chandigarh: It’s been almost a week since Sukhpreet tested positive for Covid-19. Living alone in Chandigarh, without his family to take care of him, has made it difficult for him to do all the daily chores and keep himself healthy. Ordering food […]

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