Indıa, Fıres, Coronavırus, Covıd-19

Indıa, Fıres

Seven die in fire at Covid-19 hotel facility in India

Seven die in fire at Covid-19 hotel facility in India

9/8/2020 8:06:00 AM

Seven die in fire at Covid-19 hotel facility in India

MUMBAI (REUTERS) - At least seven people died after a massive fire broke out at a hotel that was being used as a Covid-19 facility in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state early on Sunday (Aug 9), police said.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

"Several people who were trapped and injured have been rescued and moved to a government hopsital. Fire is under control but rescue and fire-fighting operations are still underway," said Lakshmi, a constable at the police control room.Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted:"Deeply anguished by the news of tragic fire accident at a Covid-19 facility in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh".

13 new community COVID-19 cases, including 7 linked to Changi Airport cluster Changi Airport COVID-19 cluster grows as family members, household contacts of previous cases test positive Singapore Red Cross raises more than S$3.2 million in donations to help India fight COVID-19

"Centre assures all possible support to the state government. My condolences are with the affected families in this time of grief. Praying for the speedy recovery of those injured," he wrote.Last week, eight Covid-19 patients died in a fire that broke out in the intensive care ward of a private hospital in India's western city of Ahmedabad.

Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Jagan Mohan Reddy has instructed officials to conduct an inquiry into the hotel fire, ANI reported. Read more: The Straits Times »

Singapore returns to tighter COVID-19 measures: What's allowed under the new rules?

SINGAPORE: With the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in the community, Singapore has announced tighter measures for about three weeks from Saturday ...

India reports record daily jump of 62,538 Covid-19 cases, takes total to 2.03 millionBENGALURU (REUTERS) - India on Friday (Aug 7) reported a record daily jump of 62,538 coronavirus infections, taking the country's total to 2.03 million, the health ministry said.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

COVID-19 rages in small-town India, and so does stigmaMEERUT, India: Sarthak Anand says his neighbours treated him like a 'criminal' when he got COVID-19 , a common experience in India's vast ...

Hockey: India captain among five to test COVID-19 positive in campNEW DELHI: Five Indian hockey players, including captain Manpreet Singh, have tested positive for COVID-19 at the team's training base in ...

Covid-19 crisis ‘far from over’ but Singapore will get through it: PM LeeSINGAPORE — Calling on Singaporeans to brace themselves for the trials wrought by a crisis that is “far from over”, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday (Aug 9) that he is confident that the country will get through the Covid-19 pandemic just as how it has overcome several economic crises in the past decades.

Commentary: 100 days without COVID-19 community transmission – and how New Zealand did itNew Zealand committed relatively early to a clearly articulated elimination strategy and pursued it aggressively, say observers.

Trump signs COVID-19 relief orders after talks with Congress break downPresident Donald Trump on Saturday intends to sign an executive order intended to provide economic relief to Americans hurt by the coronavirus ...