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In a bid to combat COVID-19, quarantine facilities will be set up at Eden Gardens for police personnel. "In a meeting with between Kolkata Police and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) officials, it has been decided that quarantine facilities will be set up at Eden Gardens. E, F, G and H blocks would initially be used for setting up of the same," said Cricket Association of Bengal president Avishek Dalmiya. West Bengal has 8,881 active cases of coronavirus.
Heavy rainfall lashed several parts of Siliguri in West Bengal on July 11. Several parts of the city were waterlogged with jammed drainages following on the road. The heavy rainfall caused difficulties in commuting. The residents demanded administration to take steps to solve the problem.
Jewellery shop owners in Surat are incurring losses as gold artisans have returned to their native places due to COVID-19. Vijay Mangukiya, Secretary, Surat Jewellery Association said, "Around 70% of artisans have left in COVID fear.""Most of these artisans are from West Bengal. Our expenses are fixed but income has reduced as there is shortage of labour as well as less demand for gold. The condition has become so worst that we are unable to survive," Vijay Mangukiya added. In the times of pandemic the demand of gold has also gone down.
West Bengal Government expanded the areas under lockdown and imposed tougher restrictions from today (July 09) at 05:00 pm. Move was taken in view of rising coronavirus cases in state. Containment and buffer zones have been combined into a 'broad-based' containment zone. Tally of active COVID-19 cases has touched 7705 in West Bengal till July 09.
The Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan released Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook and Prospectus for Fellowship Programme for International Students (FPIS) of National Board of Examinations (NBE).Vardhan also paid tribute to Dr B C Roy, as it's in his honour that the country celebrates July 01 as the National Doctors' Day.
A clash broke out between police and doctors over the alleged treatment of police personnel issue. The incident happened in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain on July 01. The whole incident captured on CCTV. Clash erupted at the time when nation is celebrating 'National Doctor's Day'. "A police constable verbally abused and beat me up when I asked him to visit the OPD. It is unfortunate this happened on Doctor's Day today." Dr Amit Patidar of Ujjain District Hospital said."Probe underway, appropriate action to be taken," a police official said.
Dr Anupam Sibal, Group Medical Director of the Apollo Hospitals Group on Doctors' Day urged citizens to follow safety measures to aid doctors in fight against COVID-19. "This COVID-19 has taught all of us that we need to unite and follow all the guidelines to achieve victory. Doctors are working hard amid this tenure, they spend 6-7 hours in PPE kits, this is not at all easy. A pressure has been there in last 180 days on health care workers. As a medical community, we request citizens to follow safety measures amid this pandemic to help doctors," said Dr Anupam Sibal.