Actor Gurmeet Choudhary to open COVID hospitals in Lucknow & Patna with "ultra modern" facilities

Gurmeet announced that he will be opening up hospitals in a tweet, on Sunday.

The benevolence of several COVID warriors is helping each one of us get through this swirling second wave of coronavirus infection and yet again, another name has found its place on the board of honour. Film and TV actor, Gurmeet Chowdhary, a COVID survivor himself, has been actively involved in creating treatment resources, such as donating plasma and arranging for oxygen needs and hospital beds. Venturing a step further, on Sunday, Gurmeet announced on his social media that he will be opening hospitals in Lucknow and Patna to help with the COVID outbreak in the country.


Reel or Real, Gurmeet Chowdhary is a hero!

Actor Gurmeet Chowdhary took to Twitter on Sunday and announced, "I have decided I will be opening ultra-modern 1000 bed hospital in Patna and Lucknow for the common man. Followed by other cities. Need your blessings and Support. Jai Hind. Details will be shared soon. #CovidIndia #CovidHelp."

Besides this, the actor and his wife, Debina Bonnerjee who had tested COVID positive last year, also donated plasma recently. They are now encouraging their fans to rise up at the need of the hour and donate plasma to boost the infection recovery in critical patients and otherwise.

The actor has also constituted a special team and posted helpline and resource availability numbers on social media to reach out to the maximum number of people. People in need can easily get in touch with these handles, if they require any medicines or other supplies related to COVID.

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

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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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