Corona

কৰোনাৰ মহামাৰী ৰূপ ধাৰণ : ২৪ ঘন্টাত দেশত ৬২ হাজাৰ আক্ৰান্ত

Guwahati: Besides Assam, the partial lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic continues in north-eastern States. Tripura govt has lately extended
the 24-hour corona  curfew in Agartala municipal corporation area till 5 June to contain the spread of novel corona virus. The Bangladesh
bordering State has reported over  47,295 cases with at least  470 fatalities. Private concerned offices remain closed and only emergency
services of the government continue working with necessary precautions.
On the other hand, Sikkim which is  under a complete lockdown (from 17 to 31 May)  continues to report new corona  cases though the total
number of not significant. Lately the tiny Himalayan State has increased the number of active cases to over 3,600 with cumulative
figure at more than 14,210. Within this month, the State recorded over 6,260 corona cases with  93 casualties.
Arunachal Pradesh has increased the corona tally to over  25,000 and the Tibet bordering State has lost at least  104 people to Covid-19.
It has now  3,320 active cases. The complete lockdown, imposed in its
nine districts by the government in Itanagar will continue till 31 May. Nagaland increases its corona tally crossing 21,000 mark
recently. The State has around 4,940 active cases with at least 326 casualties. Mizoram recorded over  8,377 corona cases so far with around 2,060
active cases. The Myanmar-Bangladesh bordering State has lost at least 23 people to Covid-19. The government clarified that quarantine was
yet to make  mandatory for people visiting the State for less than 96 hours but they must have  Covis-19 negative certificates from the
competent authorities. Meghalaya government decided to grant an ex-gratia of rupees  50,000
to families which lost their members to Covid-19 complications. The beneficiaries will be selected from the date of 1 April this year and
the amount to be disbursed through the district authorities. The government also planned to increase benefits under the Megha health
insurance scheme for more employees working for the State and central government.
Manipur government recently launched an app for the benefit of Covid-19 patients who prefer for  home isolation. Named as Manipur
home isolation management mobile application, the app is developed for excessing real time health data and information of those patients for
monitoring. With this app, patients can upload their health status including pulse rate, body temperature, blood pressure etc using fixed
parameters on regular interval.