Coronavirus updates from India & world: Nepal extends ban on operations of domestic, international flights till May 15

Nepal extends ban on operations of domestic and international flights till May 15

Narayan Bidari, Secretary at Nepal Prime Minister's Office said that the ban on operations of domestic and international flights in Nepal has been extended till 15th May.

Maharashtra reports 394 cases in last 24 hours taking total in state to 6,817

Maharashtra which continues to be the epicentre of coronavirus in India reported 394 new positive cases and 18 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of positive cases in the state rises to 6817, including 301 deaths, said Maharashtra Public health department.

Karnataka begins phase 1 clinical trials of Convalescent Plasma Therapy for severe COVID19 patients at Victoria hospital

In order to battle the coronavirus crisis in the Karnataka, State Minister for Health and Family Welfare B Sriramulu and Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar initiated phase 1 clinical trials to use Convalescent Plasma Therapy for severe COVID-19 patients at Victoria hospital in Bengaluru on Saturday.

IPS Officer Aditya Mishra discharged from Indore's Choithram Hospital after battling COVID-19

After winning the battle against coronavirus, IPS Officer Aditya Mishra was discharged from Indore's Choithram Hospital. “I am happy that I successfully defeated the deadly disease. I got good care and treatment in Choithram Hospital. I am thankful to the staff and doctors,” said IPS Aditya Mishra, TI of Manpur Police Station.

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Bihar govt plans for plasma therapy at AIIMS, Patna

Speaking to ANI, Bihar Principal Health Secretary Sanjay Kumar said that Bihar government is now planning to begin plasma therapy at AIIMS hospital in Patna.

India's total number of coronavirus positive cases rise to 24,506

India's total number of coronavirus positive cases rise to 24,506 including 18,668 active cases, 5063 cured/discharged/migrated and 775 deaths, says Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

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