Andhra Pradesh ropes in 4K docs for virtual consultation of Covid patients – ET HealthWorld

Visakhapatnam: With more than 1.5 lakh Covid-19 patients in home isolation, the Andhra Pradesh health department is focusing on providing virtual consultation to patients under home care through constant monitoring of their vitals. The nearly 4,300 doctors registered with the 104 call centre are currently making outgoing calls to about 15,000 to 25,000 patients every … Read more

Madhya Pradesh Assembly bypolls big test for Shivraj, Scindia while Kamal sniffs an opportunity

It is a mini assembly election in Madhya Pradesh. Nineteen districts are going to assembly bypolls for 28 seats on November 3. These seats fell vacant due to resignations of 25 Congress MLAs and death of three sitting MLAs. The ruling BJP and the Congress are locked in intense electioneering that saw former Chief Minister … Read more

Iron Man balloon sparks fears of alien invasion in Uttar Pradesh town

Several residents of Uttar Pradesh’s Dankaur spotted an ‘Iron Man balloon’ filled with gas over the town but thought it was an alien. Image tweeted by Noida Police. Residents of a town in Uttar Pradesh were in for a shock after a balloon in the shape of fictional character Iron Man let loose in the … Read more

Lucknow-bound bus from Pilibhit collides with pickup on NH730 in Uttar Pradesh, 7 dead

A collision between a Lucknow-bound bus from Pilibhit depot in Uttar Pradesh and a pickup has resulted in the death of at least seven passengers while over 20 have been rushed to the district hospital with injuries. Injured being admitted to district hospital after the accident on NH730 (Picture Courtesy: Twitter @ANINewsUP) At least seven … Read more

Andhra Pradesh: Woman burned alive for rejecting love proposal in Vijayawada

A woman died after she was burned alive by a man she rejected in Vijayawada of Andhra Pradesh. The woman was burned alive by a man she rejected (Photo: Representational) A woman died after a man, infatuated with her, burned her alive after she rejected his love proposal in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada. The incident took … Read more

After Hathras, CM Yogi Adityanath asks police to be sensitive in ‘New Uttar Pradesh’

UP CM Yogi Adityanath also accused the Opposition of inciting communal, caste riot in response to the Hathras case. File photo of UP CM Yogi Adityanath (Photo Credits: PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath issued a statement to the press on Sunday accusing the Opposition of engaging in a conspiracy over the Hathras case. … Read more

CDR use for Covid contact tracing on for months in Uttar Pradesh – ET HealthWorld

NOIDA/LUCKNOW: Kerala Police’s decision to trace contacts of Covid patients with their call detail records (CDR) has attracted widespread criticism, with many saying that the procedure amounts to breach of privacy. But cops in Uttar Pradesh have for months been relying on CDRs to strengthen the health department’s contact-tracing measures. Described as a “secondary” tool, … Read more