Indore records its highest-ever single-day COVID spike with 1,841 new cases on Monday!

With 12,591 COVID patients, Indore has the second-highest count of active cases in Madhya Pradesh.

Harshly affected by the second wave of the COVID pandemic, Indore is witnessing soaring infection tallies and an increasing number of deaths every day. On Monday, 1,841 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the city and the fatality count ticked up by 7, crossing the 1.1k mark. As per records, the cumulative count of COVID-affected individuals stands at a staggering 1,03,592, the highest amongst all districts of Madhya Pradesh.

New detections exceed the recovery count on Monday!

While some hard-hit Indian cities are observing a larger count of recoveries compared to new infections daily, the trend has been unstable for Indore. On Monday, 1,727 recoveries were recorded which is less than the fresh cases diagnosed on the same day. Since the start of the pandemic, Indore recorded a controlled case count with daily figures below the 1K-mark till April 12 this year. Marking an unprecedented spike, the cases surged over the 1.5k mark on April 13 and the graph has moved in the alarming zone for two weeks now.

While a total of 960 fatalities were witnessed till March 2021, since the outbreak of the pandemic last year, around 146 individuals have succumbed to the dreadful virus in the month of April alone. This stands directly correlated to the escalating count of active cases, which has hovered over the 10K-mark for a long time now.

Awareness & Cooperation, the need of the hour!

Besides the administrative measures taken to curtail the spread of the pandemic, awareness and cooperation amongst the citizens are keys for levelling an efficient battle against the pandemic. Given the current state of affairs, it is essential to use masks, gloves, sanitisers and face shields and all guidelines and protocols laid by the authorities must be strictly followed.

Public movement without e-pass permitted for THESE categories in Lucknow & other UP districts!

In an extension of the e-pass order, the state has clarified ambiguities.

In a bid to prevent people from unnecessarily flocking outside amid peak COVID horror of the second wave, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet has issued an e-pass system for public movement across the state. According to this order, the general public, except those involved in essential services, require an authorised electronic pass to validate their travel. However, in an extension of the e-pass order, the state has clarified ambiguities and listed categories of services alongside public movements, that would not require an e-pass.

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Additional COVID-19 curbs imposed in Goa until May 10 in wake of COVID surge

Essential services will continue to operate in Goa without any restrictions.

Goa Government on Tuesday, imposed additional COVID-19 curbs across village panchayats and districts, to keep the coronavirus infection rise in check. The coastal state observed a 4-day lockdown that concluded on May 3, however, strict restrictions were ordained here for another week, till May 10. While the administration had listed the guidelines earlier, on Tuesday, it extended the scope of the prohibitions, to include non-essential services also. As per reports, restaurants too, have been allowed only for home delivery, instead of the earlier permitted operations at 50% capacity.

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Oxygen cylinder blast at Lucknow's Chinhat area stirs city dwellers amid widespread COVID chaos

Technical teams are assessing the situation at the spot and the cause of the blast will be made public soon.

While Lucknow stands shrouded beneath a storm of COVID troubles, an incident at the city's KT Oxygen Filling Station in Chinhat, has raised eyeballs across the city. An oxygen cylinder burst out at 3:30 PM on Wednesday while being reloaded at the facility and chaotic circumstances ensued after that. Taking quick control of the situation, the authorities implemented a relief program to help the individuals affected by the blast and further investigation has been initiated.

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In a first for India, Mumbai's Coastal Road project to be supported by monopile technology!

This is the first time when monopile technology is being used in India.

The construction work of Mumbai's Coastal Road project is going on in full swing, although the city still lies shrouded under the gloom of the raging pandemic. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has also deployed monopile technology for the project, that connects south Mumbai to the western suburbs. Breaking the usual trend of using group pile technology while making any bridge on a sea or river, this is the first time when monopile technology is being used in India.

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COVID cases in Indore exceed beyond ​the 1500-mark on Tuesday for over 3 weeks in a row!

On Tuesday, as many as 1,805 people tested positive for the coronavirus infection in Indore.

The rising scale of COVID-19 infections continues to cast the horrors of the pandemic in Indore, with the addition of 1,805 new cases on Tuesday. Besides adding to the active load, this new surge denotes that the daily spike of the fresh cases in Indore, has surged over the 15,000-mark for over 3 weeks. Meanwhile, the dip in the recovery rate further intensifies the pandemic crisis in the district.

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