Kanpur's daily COVID count breaks all records with 1,403 new cases on Friday!

The deadly virus snuffed 5 lives in the city on Thursday.

With 1,403 new COVID infections on Friday, Kanpur's daily case count breached all records since the beginning of the pandemic. While the daily count crossed the 1k-mark on April 13, it ticked up every day, taking the tally of active cases to a massive 7,476 on Thursday. Though Kanpur managed a relatively easier journey through the first phase of the pandemic, the second wave has enveloped the city amidst its harsh consequences.

Cases being reported from all prominent regions across the city!

Being the third most affected district in Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur has witnessed a cumulative count of 42,014 COVID victims till now. While the new infection rate remained significantly low in the first three months of the year, it crossed the 100-mark on the first day of April and has now reached the point of a fourteen-fold hike since then.

Reports state that the virus has made its way to all parts of the city including Sarvodaya Nagar, Yogendra Vihar, Sajari, KDA colony, Kaahu Kothi, Naseemabad, Vinayakpur, Kuli Bazaar, Anand Nagar, Geeta Nagar IIT and other places. Given the current unstable circumstances, the social organisations in the city are leaving no stone unturned to spread awareness and assure assistance to anyone who needs it.

Cooperative efforts by the citizens and the state, the need of the hour!

With each passing take, the pandemic is taking a more dreaded form, engulfing a greater number of lives than ever before. In such circumstances, it is incumbent upon both, the administration and the citizens, to ensure such steps and interventions that can diminish the effects of the lethal virus. Only when each one of us stands committed to a COVID-free tomorrow, we can win this battle against this contagion.

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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