Author: Guwahati Times

First Coronavirus positive case reported in Assam

31st March 2020

GUWAHATI: A 52-year-old man from Karimganj tested positive for Coronavirus. The patient is detected in Silchar Medical College and Hospital. According to Newslive reports, the man went to Karimganj a few days back from Hatigaon, Guwahati. Meanwhille, health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma confirmed the news and wrote in a tweet,”A 52-year-old person has been […]

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2nd case in NE: Mizoram man who returned from Netherland tests positive

25th March 2020

A sample of a Mizoram person tested positive at Guwahati Medical College Hospital.The patient is now admitted at Zoram Medical College in Mizoram. He is an Aizawl resident. A sample of a Mizoram person tested positive at Guwahati Medical College Hospital. Assam Health department Principal Secretary Samir Sinha reportedly confirmed it to India Today. Mizoram […]

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Shocking response as lockdown clamped in Northeast India

25th March 2020

People from all walks of life, including traders and transporters, on Tuesday fully followed the lockdown, imposed on the seven northeastern states in a bid to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, officials said. The authorities, specially the health services officials, have further stepped up their efforts and campaign against the COVID-19, after a […]

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Man dies from hantavirus in China: All you need to know about the virus, and how it spreads

24th March 2020

Even as the coronavirus outbreak takes the world by storm, a number of other diseases are also rearing their ugly heads. Cases of swine flu and bird flu have already been reported in India and other countries. Now, a man from China has tested positive for hantavirus. China’s Global Times tweeted that the man from […]

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What is Hantavirus and how it spreads

24th March 2020

The hantavirus scare comes at a time when the total count of those infected by novel coronavirus is nearing the 400,000 mark . Even when the world is trying to find a cure for the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, a report in Global Times said that a man from China’s Yunnan province died from Hantavirus while […]

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First Made-in-India COVID-19 test kit by Mylab gets commercial approval

24th March 2020

Pune-based molecular diagnostics company Mylab Discovery Solutions Pvt Ltd, which specialises in molecular diagnostic kits has developed first made-in-India test kit for COVID-19 in a record time of six weeks. The kit — Mylab PathoDetect COVID-19 Qualitative PCR kit — is the first one to receive commercial approval from the Indian FDA/ Central Drugs Standard […]

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Coronavirus: North-East gets its First Positive case in Manipur

24th March 2020

North-East gets its First Positive case in Manipur as a 23-year-old Girl with a Travel History from the UK has been found Positive. According to reports, The Indian Medical Association(IMA), Assam has posted the result of the Girl who has been now isolated in the JNIMS, Imphal and she is reportedly stable. The Contract tracking […]

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Delhi police files case against man for spitting on Northeastern girl, calling her ‘coronavirus’

24th March 2020

Delhi police has registered a case against a man who allegedly spat on a Manipuri girl and called her “corona”. The incident happened on Sunday night at Vijaya Nagar, Delhi. According to a Twitter user Akhu Chingangbham, the girl was spat on by a middle-aged man before fleeing on his white scooty. Delhi Police has […]

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কাৰোবাৰ হাতত এই চীন দেখিলে ডায়েল কৰক ১০০

23rd March 2020

ক’ৰোনাৰ ভাইৰাছক প্ৰতিহত কৰিবলৈ নিতৌ ন ন পন্থা অৱলম্বন কৰি আহিছে কেন্দ্ৰীয় চৰকাৰে । যিসকল ৰোগীৰ দেহত এই ভাইৰাছৰ লক্ষণ দেখা পোৱা গৈছে সেইসকলক ১৪ দিনৰ বাবে হোম কোৱাৰেণ্টাইন কৰা হৈছে যদিও বহুলোকে মানি চলা নাই চৰকাৰী এই নিয়ম । অৱশ্য়ে হোম কোৱাৰেণ্টাইনত থকা এইসকল ব্যক্তিয়ে যাতে কোনো কাৰণতে বাহিৰত বিনাদ্বিধাই ঘূৰি ফুৰিব নোৱাৰে তাৰ […]

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Lockdown declared in Assam

23rd March 2020

Assam government ordered lockdown across the state from 6 PM tomorrow till March 31. Addressing a press meet, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma announced the decision of Lockdown. Pharmacies, groceries, banks and oil depots will remain open during the period. Inter-state transport will remain shut during the lockdown.

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