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COVID curve takes a downward trajectory in Indore with 1,679 new cases recorded on Sunday!

Despite the fall in COVID numbers, the medical infrastructure in the city stands overburdened still!

Bringing a sigh of relief for the residents in Indore, the daily counts of fresh cases have been marked by marginal dips for four days in a row. With 1,679 new cases and 1,371 recoveries registered on Sunday, the active tallies for Indore stand at 16,828. As of now, 1,204 fatalities have been recorded in the city, most of which were observed in the last 30 days. Though a further lowering of the COVID curves is anticipated, it will take some time before the city's overwhelmed medical infrastructure gets relaxed.

45 oxygen concentrators arrive in Indore from Netherlands

In view of the escalating oxygen crisis propelled by a spike in critical COVID cases, the Chartered Accountants Association had launched an initiative to increase the supplies of oxygen concentrators. With the help of contributions from Indore folks, who are residing in foreign nations, the group raised a large amount and ordered 45 concentrators from the Netherlands.

While the stock first arrived at Mumbai, the life-saving resources were delivered to Indore within two days. As per reports, this project was financed by a sum of nearly ₹30 lakhs, with included donations from the CA association and from overseas citizens.

Indore Medical College receives a refrigerator with 500-litre capacity

Received as aid from a social group in the state, a 500-litre refrigerator is now housed at the Mahatama Gandhi Memorial Medical College in Indore. Given that the Remdesivir comes in a liquid profile, this development shall not only facilitate better preservation but also help in enhanced availability. Additionally, the hospital authorities had observed a need for this in recent times and it stands fulfilled now. With this intervention, patients in government hospitals will be assisted with an amplified supply of Remdesivir.

Further, the medical college has also initiated plans to procure around 100 oxygen concentrators with the help of funds, valuing 1.5 crores, reportedly. These devices shall be helpful in supporting such patients that do not require high-flow oxygen. In addition to this, reports state that a part of the funds will also be used to get D-Dimer kits.

North India's 1st transgender health clinic opens in Lucknow

This facility will act as an integrated service delivery centre to ensure health & non-health related assistance to transgender people.

In a major move to assure basic healthcare facilities for members of the transgender community, North India's first transgender health clinic was launched in Lucknow, on Friday. The new service was inaugurated at Hotel Renaissance by Anita C Meshram, Project Director at Uttar Pradesh State Aids Control Society. This facility will act as an integrated service delivery centre to ensure health and non-health related assistance to transgender people, including the members of Hijras/Kinnar groups.

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UP to soon get a new 200-acre-wide data centre park

The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

In a bid to cultivate Uttar Pradesh's commercial landscape, the state administration has planned to develop data centre park in Noida. This structure will reportedly spread over 200 acres of land at Sector 28 of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority and attract investments from IT industry giants in India and abroad. The plan is expected to roll out by the end of August.

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