Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit has tested positive for Covid-19, confirmed in an official statement released on August 5. As per the statement, he is not showing any serious symptoms and recuperating at his official residence here, in Chandigarh. Purohit, who is also the administrator of Union Territory Chandigarh, was found suffering from the infection and tested for Covid. He requested those in contact with him to get the test.
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The Union Home Ministry issued guidelines for the recently viral monkeypox, in India. The guidelines, issued on July 27, include twenty-one days of isolation, wearing masks, following hand hygiene, and keeping lesions fully covered. Furthermore, as of now, there are four confirmed cases of monkeypox, including one in Delhi. The issued guidelines are for monkeypox-positive people, and those who came in contact with the positive ones.
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Devendra Fadnavis, the BJP leader in Maharashtra, tested positive for Covid-19, on June 5. He has isolated himself at his residence and taking precautions as per the doctor's advice. Fadnavis took to Twitter and said, "Those who came in contact with me are advised to get the Covid-19 test done. Take care everyone". Furthermore, this is the second time that Devendra was Covid-19 positive, the first was in October 2020.
Novak Djokovic has opened pandora's box after admitting that he met a journalist for an interview two days after he tested positive on December 16. Djokovic won a legal battle a few days back that permitted him to stay in the nation, yet he is facing the possibility of expulsion since he's not immunized against COVID-19. He further stated that his agent made an error in the travel form.
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Atleast 93 policemen in Mumbai tested positive for COVID-19, in the past 24 hours, taking the overall tally of Covid positive policemen to 9,657 in the city. Meanwhile, Mumbai reported 20,181 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours, taking the positivity rate to 29.90%. The state reported 79 Omicron cases on January 7, taking the tally to 876, including 381 recoveries.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on January 4 took to Twitter to inform everyone that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He said that he has mild symptoms of the disease and is quarantined at home. ''Those who come in touch with me in the last few days, kindly isolate yourself and get yourself tested,'' added Kejriwal. Notably, Kejriwal addressed a Nav Parivartan Yatra in Dehradun, on January 3.
Afghanistan Cricket Board CEO Hamid Sinwari on September 10 urged Cricket Australia not to cancel the scheduled men's Test cricket in November, between Afghanistan and Australia as it'll ''isolate'' them from the game. Reportedly, Australia took this decision because the Taliban government barred women from playing cricket or any game. However, the decision follows ICC's rule which stated, a women's team is necessary for playing all Test-… read-more
Telugu superstar Allu Arjun has tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor announced on social media on April 28. Confirming the news, the actor wrote, “I have isolated myself at home and have been following all the protocols. I request all my fans and well-wishers not to worry about me as I am doing fine.” The superstar’s next movie Pushpa is all set to release on August 13.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has gone under isolation after his wife, Sunita Kejriwal tested positive for COVID-19. Reportedly, she has isolated at home since being tested positive. Earlier, the CM appealed the Delhi people to stay at home as the week-long lockdown in Delhi started from 10PM on April 19. Meanwhile, the CM will likely be tested against the deadly disease on April 20.
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The United Kingdom has decided to impose a fine of 1000 pounds against those who fail to isolate themselves after being diagnosed as COVID-19 positive. The penalties will also apply to primary contacts and the fine could go upto 10,000 pounds for repeated violations. The decision was taken in the backdrop of the increasing coronavirus cases in the country, which poses a threat of second wave of the pandemic.
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