For the third day in a row, India has reported more than 10,000 cases and is reportedly the fourth worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the virus shows no signs of worldwide decline, experts are looking at how we can revamp current means of schooling, work practices, health care and transportation to cope with it.
A complete shutdown of the transport system has been central to India lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19. Now, as the country arises from the lockdown, the transport system needs to be properly ramped up, argues the engineering experts.
Here is a list of State Helpline numbers.
The viral coronavirus pandemic has affected everyday life worldwide as borders were shut down and strict restrictions imposed to prevent COVID-19 from spreading. The numbers for the national helpline are 1075,1930, 1944 (dedicated to Northeast), 1800-112-545and011-23978046.
A WhatsApp helpdesk number also shares by the Prime Minister on March 25. The count is 9013151515. In addition, another ruling TRS MLA in Telangana tested positive. It is for COVID-19, taking the number of party lawmakers infects with the virus to three.
The MLA mixes with the lawmaker who previously is positive, TRS sources said. A Warangal district TRS legislator had tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Doctors examined the MLA, who had been undergoing treatment at a private hospital. He states he quarantines at home, official sources said.
The ICMR guidelines allow asymptomatic patients treat at home, they said. Meanwhile, a senior doctor at a state-run hospital has a government advisory position on health issues. He is also in-home quarantine, the sources said. On 14 June the doctor tested positively.