Citizens can now digitally track the availability of beds in Lucknow's Pvt & Govt COVID hospitals!

The online portal contains complete information about occupied and empty beds in each of the city's COVID hospitals.

With an aim to provide comprehensive information about the availability and accessibility of hospital beds for COVID patients in Lucknow, a new online platform has been launched by the city administration. Started by the interim District Magistrate, this virtual platform will hold records of the total number of hospital beds in each of the city's COVID hospitals, detailing the count of occupied and vacant entities for everyone seeking hospital admission.

Availability of beds to be updated at 8 AM & 4 PM daily

The second wave of the COVID pandemic has brought an unprecedented load on Lucknow's medical infrastructure. While the number of infections is increasing daily, the crunch in the count of hospital beds is making it difficult for severe patients to find hospitals for themselves. In order to diffuse this situation, the interim DM, Roshan Jacob, has launched this virtual platform for checking the availability of beds in medical centres providing COVID treatment. You can access the portal through this link-

This database will be updated by the concerned hospitals at 8 AM and P PM daily, through the login credentials provided to them. Launched with an objective to ease the process of hospital search in Luckow, this record will serve as an index of all alternatives available for procuring hospital care for COVID victims in the city.

Hospitals in Lucknow to get new oxygen plants soon!

According to the statements of the Chief Minister, oxygen plants will be set up across 39 hospitals in Lucknow. In regards to this, a proposal shall be sent to the higher authorities so that the related work can be completed as soon as possible.

Additionally, the state government has also received requests from 54 hospitals that wish to install oxygen production plants within their premises. These requests are being scrutinised by the administration and the related work is expected to start at the earliest. Given the burgeoning demands and lagging oxygen supplies, such interventions become the need of the hour!

Oxygen tanker from Chhatisgarh reaches Lucknow's Medanta Hospital

Since the past two weeks, COVID patients have been harshly affected by the worrisome state of oxygen supplies in the city. While two trips of Oxygen Express have delivered 60,000 litres of LMO till now and relieved the citizens, another tanker from Chhattisgarh reached the city's Medanta Hospital with medical-grade oxygen today. It is expected that this latest stock shall augment the oxygen supplies in the city.

Recoveries outnumber new cases in Lucknow for the 6th day in a row!

With 3,759 new COVID cases recorded in the past 24 hours, the active case count in Lucknow climbed up to a new high. What is noteworthy though, is that the city has witnessed more recoveries than new infections in the past 6 days. In the past 24 hours, 6,214 patients recovered from the disease while 13 people lost their lives to the highly contagious virus. As per records, a total of 1,92,909 individuals have been affected by the COVID virus till now.

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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