Students, who returned to their hometowns due to postponed exam dates over rising cases, have no accommodation in the city With the first phase of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) examinations scheduled on September 13, the district administration has taken into consideration the travel and accommodation concerns of outstation candidates coming to the city to take the tests. Authorities have assured students that necessary precaution will be taken after the latter raised their apprehensions over travelling and staying in Pune during the course of the exams. Over 40,000 students are expected to take the state public service examinations at various centres in Pune. While MPSC job aspirants mostly live in various paying guest facilities in the city during regular times to prepare for their exams, owing to the coronavirus threat this year, most of them left for their hometowns during the earlier stages of the lockdown. Earlier, students had demanded the exam centres be … [Read more...] about Dist admin assures outstation MPSC aspirants assistance with travel, stay
The number of active cases comes down in the city; recovery rate improves in state OnMonday, 3,658 patients were discharged from various hospitals in district after recovering from COVID-19 as opposed to 1,529 new cases being discovered. So far, 90,113 patients have tested positive and 60,867 have recovered. The district also recorded 45 deaths. The toll now stands at 2,129. At present, Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has 16,981 active cases of which 633 are critical and 389 are on ventilator support. So far, 2,86,444 people have been tested, said Dr Sanjeev Wavare, assistant health chief of PMC. Of the 43 deaths, a 94-year-old man from Sadashiv Peth was the oldest COVID-19 fatality. He was being treated at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital where he passed away due to be COVID-19-positive pneumonitis. A 45-year-old man from Lohegaon was the youngest patient to succumb to the virus. He passed away due to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) in COVID-19-positive bilateral pneumonia. … [Read more...] about 3.6k patients recover from virus in 24 hours
In the third situation (as well as the fifth) -- where it comes in and it is actively replicating and our immune response is able to overcome it -- maybe at this point, antivirals might help. Unfortunately, we don't have any specific antivirals against COVID-19. There is nothing specific against it. All the other antivirals (like remdesivir) are there, but they are not specific (to COVID-19). … [Read more...] about Is COVID-19 like a thief in the night?
The UN has issued guidance to help governments in this complex endeavour and Guterres said it will be essential to balance health risks against risks to children’s education and protection, and to factor in the impact on women’s labour force participation. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 pandemic created largest disruption of education in history: U.N.
In an Instagram post, Meetu wrote, “Bhai, We are still in a state of shock and can’t believe that you aren’t there physically with us. The excruciating pain & the void you have left behind is immense and indescribable. My precious brother, my jaan,I still can’t say goodbye. I will maintain our sacred bond within my heart And shall keep it alive till eternity. I will keep laughing and crying on our shared memories, Until we meet again, bhai. You will always be my pride! @sushantsinghrajput.” … [Read more...] about Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister Meetu Singh pens heartbreaking note: ‘I still can’t say goodbye’