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Now bike ambulances to deliver medicines to COVID-19 patients in Jaipur

In a bid to provide relief to those in home quaranatine in Jaipur, a new service has been rolled out by the health authorities in the city. Amid the rising threat of infection outside, bike ambulances will ensure that the medicines reach the citizens in quarantine, right in time. All one has to do is dial 108, to avail of this service, wherein one can get medicines delivered at home.

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Experts predict Goa's daily covid tally to reach 10-15k by January 20!

With the 3rd wave hitting it’s peak around January 20, Dr Shekhar Salkar, a member of Goa government’s expert committee on Covid management, feels that the cases in Goa may surge to 10,000 to 15,000 cases per day.

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Govt approves emergency use of Corbevax, Covovax vaccines & anti-viral pill Molnupiravir

On Tuesday, the central government announced that it has approved the emergency use of two more COVID-19 vaccines - Corbevax and Covovax- and the new anti-viral pill, Molnupiravir, in the fight against COVID-19. The approval was granted by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), and the announcement came through the Health Minister's Twitter account.

This brings the total number of approved vaccines in the country up to 8. Previously, Serum Institute's Covishield, Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, ZyduCadila's ZyCoV-D, Russia's Sputnik V and the US-made Moderna and Johnson and Johnson had received emergency use authorisation.

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Mumbai records 602 fresh COVID cases on Thursday, the highest single-day spike in 77 days

The rising threat of COVID-19 cases has gripped Mumbai yet again. On Thursday, the city logged in 602 fresh cases, marking a 77 day high, after 624 cases on October 6. As per reports, a single death also accounted for yesterday's stats. As of now, Mumbai is nursing a total of 2,813 active cases.

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8 new COVID cases reported in Lucknow on Friday

Marking a rise in the COVID tally of the city, eight fresh cases of coronavirus infection were reported in Lucknow on Friday. Notably, the Police Commissioner of Lucknow DK Thakur had also tested positive for COVID yesterday. According to the officials, the samples of patients have been sent for genome sequencing to detect the Omicron variant.

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