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  • 10:17 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: Indian Railways has so far run over 300 trains mainly for states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh etc. But for West Bengal till today morning we had received approval for only 2 shramik special trains, 1 from Ajmer Sharif&other from Ernakulam.West Bengal has not approved any train from Maharashtra, while there is a requirement of 16 trains to the state and presently 6 requests are pending for which approval is still awaited from West Bengal: Ministry of Railways, said Ministry of Railways. It added,”After request of the Home Minister, today afternoon West Bengal approved 2 trains from Punjab, 2 from Tamil Nadu, 3 from Karnataka&1 from Telangana which are being arranged.”

  • 10:16 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: Number of COVID-19 containment zones increases to 2646 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, said Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. 12864 cases of COVID-19 and 489 deaths have been reported in Mumbai so far, according to Maharashtra Health Department.



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  • 10:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: A man has been tested positive for coronavirus in Kangra, taking total number of active cases to 10 in Himachal Pradesh, said State Additional Chief Secretary (Health) RD Dhiman

  • 10:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: Ministry of Health&Family Welfare to deploy Central teams to 10 states that have witnessed/are witnessing high caseload and a high spurt of cases. The teams will assist the State Health depts of respective states to facilitate the management of COVID19 outbreak, the government said in a statement.

  • 10:11 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: 35 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Border Security Force (BSF) today. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the force crosses 250.

  • 8:42 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE; 1165 new COVID-19 cases, 48 deaths reported in the state today. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 20,228

  • 8:14 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba will hold a video conference over containing COVID-19 with all States/UTs tomorrow at 10am. Chief Secretaries&Principal Secretaries (Health) from states to join. Member Niti Aayog, Secy MOHFW,Secy MHA, Secy I&B, Member Secy NDMA to be present as well

  • 8:06 PM IST

    COVID-19 LIVE: Puducherry government decides to keep the liquor shops in Puducherry shut until 17th May.

New Delhi: With Gujarat reporting a large number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities, medical experts from AIIMS, including its Director Dr Randeep Guleria, have rushed to Ahmedabad to provide expert guidance to doctors there on COVID-19 management. Also Read - Coronavirus: Cases in Pakistan Rise Above 69,470; Death Toll Nears 1,500-mark

Following directions from the Centre, Dr Guleria, who is a pulmonologist, and Dr Manish Soneja from the AIIMS department of medicine left for Ahmedabad on special Indian Air Force flight on Friday evening, official sources said. Also Read - Bangladesh Reopens Offices, Transport Services Amid Spike in Coronavirus Cases

With 390 more people testing positive for COVID-19 and 24 fatalities, the total number of cases in Gujarat climbed to 7,403 and the death toll reached 449 on Friday. Of the total coronavirus cases in the state, 5,260 have been reported from Ahmedabad district alone. Also Read - Amid Sharp GDP Data Revision, Debate Continues Over Its Fairness

“They will visit the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital and SVP hospital on Saturday to provide expert guidance and advice to the doctors on treatment for coronavirus-infected patients there,” a source said.

(With PTI Inputs)