Men More Vulnerable to COVID-19 Infection in Second Wave Too: Live India News 11 May 2021

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Men More Vulnerable to COVID-19 Infection in Second Wave Too

Similar to the first wave, men are more prone to get the COVID-19 infection. Of the total 149720 COVID-19 cases, 90295 cases were men, and 59425 were women. That is, over 60% of the total cases were men. Similarly, in the second wave, 57% of the total cases were men.

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26 COVID-19 Patiets Die in Goa Medical College and Hospital

The 26 COVID-19 deaths in Goa occurred between 2 am to 6 am; the High Court has Sought out an investigation to find out the exact cause. Goa Chief minister Suspects that the non-availability of oxygen at the right time might have been the reason behind the fatalities.

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Delhi Reported 9400 COVID-19 Deaths in April

In April, India experienced the highest number of COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began. A recent report from 3 civic bodies clearly showed that North Delhi reported 3931 deaths, south Delhi 3978 reported deaths, and east Delhi reported 1523 deaths taking the total number of deaths to 9432.

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Ivermectin to Treat COVID-19: Recommends Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane. WHO Slashes and Warns Against the Use of Ivermectin.

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India’s Double Mutant Variant is a Variant of Global Concern: Declares WHO.

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COVID-19 Testing Update

As of 10 May, a total of 305600187 people have been tested for COVID-19 in India. Of which, 1850110 tests were conducted on 10 May alone.

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UK Comments that the Highly Transmissible COVID-19 Emerged in India is Less Likely to be Vaccine Resitant

The highly transmissible COVID-19 variant B.1.617.2 may not be able to escape the vaccine. However, it is still a risky variant as very little information, or data is available about the genetic makeup of the variant. Due to this, the variant will be treated as a variant of global concern. The said variant first emerged in India, and now it is spreading in many countries.

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COVID-19 Update in India

As of 2:30 pm the COVID-19 status in India is as follows:

  • Total Positive Cases- 23004970
  • Active Cases- 3721977
  • Total Recoveries- 19023107
  • Total Fatalities- 250087

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Dozens of Bodies have Washed up on the Banks of the Ganges river

Over 30 dead bodies have washed up on the shores of the Ganges river in Northern India; experts suggest that these may be COVID-19 victims. The discovery was between Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Local reporters claim that over 100 dead bodies have been found so far in the states which haven’t been claimed.

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COVID Vaccination Registration Process

Here is how you can register at COWIN Portal for a COVID vaccination appointment for 18 years and above.

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When Should One Get Vaccinated After Recovering From COVID?

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, anyone who tested positive for COVID should get vaccinated at least two to eight weeks after a 14-day recovery from COVID-19.

If you are showing symptoms of COVID one should avoid vaccination. You should wait at least two weeks after symptoms subdue to get vaccinated.

Ideally, doctors have recommended 6-8 weeks interval between the two doses of the COVID vaccine. However, if you test COVID positive in between the two doses, doctors recommend a 2-4 week wait time till all COVID symptoms go away.

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COVID Resource by IIT Delhi Alumni

This resource provides live tracking of vacant hospital beds, oxygen, plasma, and other necessary covid resources for multiple cities across India. Use the link below:

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Twitter Compiles List of Verified COVID Resources

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COVID-19 Helpline Numbers for Districts in Uttar Pradesh

COVID Helpline Numbers Released by Uttar Pradesh Government

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Government Opens Emergency Helpline Number for Pregnant Women

National Commission for Women launched a WhatsApp helpline number (9354954224) for providing emergency medical assistance to pregnant women.

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Indian Biotech Start-up Achieved a Breakthrough in Early Cancer Diagnosis

The recent 1000 person clinical trail proves that the test enables early detection of cancer and the stage of the cancer via a simple blood test. The said discovery was able to identify 25 different types of cancer. More significantly, it was able to detect the cancer prior the tumor development. The technique is known as HrC and has been developed by Mumbai based firm- Epigeneres Biotechnology Pvt Ltd.

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Major Countries Have Imposed COVID-19 Travel Ban from India

Many countries have temporarily suspended flights ftom India since the hit of second wave of COVID-19 in India. First, Australia and Sri lanka banned all the incoming flights from India on the advice of health authories. Italy’s ban on Indian flights began when 23 positive cases were reported from an Indian flight. Further, the UK, Singapore, Nepal, and UAE have also placed the temporary flight ban. At the same time, Germany has permitted Indian passengers but it requests the passengers to get tested before departure and a 14 day quarantine after arrival.

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COVID Resources in Punjab

Punjab Oxygen, Plasma, Bed Availability Resources

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Mumbai Verified COVID Resources

Mumbai COVID Resources and Helpline Numbers

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Bengaluru COVID Resources and Helpline Numbers

Bengaluru COVID Helpline Numbers

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Karnataka Hospital Bed, Remdesivir and Government Helplines

Please check this verified sheet for COVID resources in Karnataka:

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Oxygen Cylinder Resources in Delhi

Please check the below post on Instagram for Oxygen Cylinder refilling and new cylinder pick up places in Delhi:

Oxygen Cylinder Resource In Delhi

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