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It has been five months since the #Covid_19india has started to grow. It has been 130 days since the first #lockdown was imposed. From 606 cases on the first day of lockdown, we have now 17.50 lakh cases. A thread on how it has progressed so far....
As on 1st August, 2020, Recovery rate in India is 66%, active cases stand at 32% and casualties are 2%. Great news is that, India reported highest recovery yesterday of 51,255 cases. This ensured that active cases increased by only 2627 yesterday. Image below:
The Western part of India (Madhya Pradesh included) currently shares 33% of the case load, which is an encouraging sign if compared to previous months. A look at the case share of the west:
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"கையத் தட்டுனா கொரோனா இந்தியாவுல இல்லாமப் போயிடும்" னு #பொணந்தின்னி_மோடி சொன்னதக் கேட்டு… நடந்த அன்றைய கூத்துகள் 👇👇👇
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Private hospital in Maharashtra charging exorbitantly to treat Covid19 patients defying state order to charge as per rules. I report from Pune! @rajeshtope11 @CMOMaharashtra newsclick.in/Maharashtra-Pr…
#SaifeeHospital charge Rs 9000 for #PPE per check up by doctors. This charging Rs 27,000 per day to one patient just for #PPE against govt order that PPE amount to be divided among all patients in the ward! @sanjaynagral #JanSwasthyaAbhiyan
Nobel Hospital in Pune charge gave Rs7.98 lakh bill to family of the patient after he dies due to #Covid_19india! @MahaDGIPR @Info_Pune
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Analyzing COVID-19 CASES . RECOVERIES . DEATH
through Charts - World & India #Covid_19 #COVID19India #COVIDUpdates
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World Confirmed Cases " Slowing Down"
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World on Path of Increase Recoveries compared to incremental Confirmed Cases
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. @CovidIndiaSeva I beg your kind attention here ! If we look at proportion of #Covid_19india patients on #ventilator support, it is 0.4% to 0.5%, which reflects ARDS due to Pneumonia due to #COVID19 as cause of death (COD) ( @WHO code: U07.1/2)... 1/n
So, around 150 deaths in 3000 projected deaths are actually due to #Covid_19india Epiphenomenon: People with diabetic complications, advanced cancer etc where the main COD is underlying health conditions, but #COVID19 can only be a contributing cause .. 2/n
Vast majority of #COVID19 deaths in India could be an epiphenomenal death only, considering #BCG vaccine induced trained #Immunity (Nature paper link at the end of this thread) that offers protection from severity of #Covid_19india . Why I am saying this is more important.. 3/n
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#Thread

What are MSMEs? And why did the #Government set aside ₹3.7Lcr ($49bn) for #MSME support?

As the name suggests, #MSMEs (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) are small businesses. Their definition varies by country.

In India, the definition was changed last week.

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Previously, MSMEs were defined according to investment in plant/machinery (if they were in #Manufacturing) or investment in equipment (if they were in #Services).

It went like this:

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Last Wednesday, @nsitharaman announced a new definition for #MSMEs. Manufacturing & Services were clubbed and a new parameter - annual turnover - was added.

Now it goes like this:

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Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code:BIG
●Debts related to #Covid_19india will be excluded from default under IBC
●No fresh insolvency proceedings for 6 months (1yr)
●Special insolvency framework for MSMEs u/a 240A
●Minimum threshold for MSME insolvency raised to Rs 1Cr via Oridnance
●Most sections in Companies Act related to technical violations to be decriminalized

●Amendments via Ordinance to drop 7 compoundable offenses + 5 others.

#atmanirbhar
Details of IBC and Cos Act.
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FM @nsitharaman begins her press conference on the final tranche of the #EconomicPackage. #Covid_19india #COVID2019india #COVID19.
I would like to start by quoting some words of the PM's words today. My announcement today is pegged to that aspect of the speech. "As a nation today we stand at a very crucial juncture. Such a big disaster has brought a message and an opportunity.": FM
In last four days of announcements, we have had several reforms addressing the land, labour, liquidity and laws. We will be continuing that series: FM
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My covid-19 experience.
A thread.
I live in Anna Nagar West, Chennai.
Only my mom goes out twice a week to buy groceries within 500 m radius.
She took utmost care by wearing mask and avoiding crowded stores.
But as life is unfair, she got the symptoms on the night of 9 May.
She had fever, cough and body pains intermittently and was convinced it's cuz of her eating a chilled mango. My bro too had a fever during a night but recovered soon. On 11th night, she had a temp. of 102 which prompted me to take her to a pvt lab to get her tested for covid-19.
We were sure it'd be -ve but the lab sent an email saying she is POSITIVE. We were devastated cuz we didn't know how she got it. We are a family of 4. Mom ,grandma, me and my bro.(And a dog). We were more worried about grandma cuz she is 81 yr old diabetic and heart patient.
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Rahul Gandhi ~Stop #COVID19 Outbreak
Modi ~ m busy with Delhi Elections

Rahul Gandhi ~ Control #CoronaVirus
Modi ~ Namaste Trump

Rahul Gandhi ~ Fight Corona
Modi ~ First Topple MP govt

Rahul Gandhi ~ Provide PPE, Masks to doctors n med staff
Modi ~ Taali bajao Thali bajao

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Rahul Gandhi ~ Give Ration to poor
Modi ~ Batti bujhao,Diya jalao ,Mombatti jalao

Rahul Gandhi ~ Give money to poor
Modi ~ Donate to PM Care Fraud

Rahul Gandhi ~ Stimulus for MSMEs
Modi ~ Forceful Takeover of MPLAD Funds for 2 years

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Rahul Gandhi ~ Implement NYAY
Modi ~ Central Vista

Rahul Gandhi ~ Provide free travel to migrant labourers
Modi ~ Charge more than original train/bus fare

Rahul Gandhi ~ Decentralize Decision making
Modi ~ All Credits of good work mine, all criticisms for state govts

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KL has flattened it at least for now. RJ, MP, UP, AP, shows good improvements. TS numbers, though seem to suggest a flattening, is suspect due to very low tests. Major spikes in TN, TR etc. DL numbers come with one day lag. #Covid_19india
Doubling time is close to 11 days for India now. But, it is only about a week or so in Bihar, TN & MH where cases are growing rapidly. #Covid_19india
WB, MP, TS & PB are doing very low number of tests per million population and the percentage of tests turning +ve is high there. They need to do more tests. Else, the actual number of cases may be under reported. #Covid_19india
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Hey guys I wrote a little something and I drew a little something. Hope you guys enjoy it.
14 days of quarantine: Love in the time of Corona
#extendlockdown #COVIDー19 #Covid_19 #mentalhealth #loveinthetimeofcorona Image
I have come back. into chaos. Just returned from the Holi holidays. First day into work after seven days. And they put me in quarantine. I hang my white coat.

It doesn’t feel the same

#lockdowneffect #Quarantine #spreadloveinthetimeofcorona
2/When I went home there was only one suspected case.

The Pandemic was mostly in Italy and US.

We were laughing how HOD have the most to fear before the holiday

Older age group.

#StayAtHomeSaveLives
#covid19nfld #LoveInTheTimeOfCorona
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Kerala HC is hearing the batch of pleas filed over data privacy concerns in the Kerala Govt's contract with US-based company Sprinklr for management of data COVID-19 data of its citizens.
Apart from the plea taken up last hearing (Balu Gopalakrishnan v State of Kerala), at least 2 more PILs in filed by Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala (Congress) and BJP State president K Surendran against Kerala being heard today. Advocate Asaf Ali has argued for Chennithala
Advocate Asaf Ali argued for Chennithala that data was taken from ignorant persons by Asha workers and shared with Sprinklr without their consent.

Advocate Mathews J Nedumpara now making arguments.
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SC is hearing petition(s) seeking payment of wages to Migrant Workers during the nationwide lockdown in light of the #COVID pandemic.
Activists @harsh_mander & @AnjaliB_ had filed the petition.
#COVIDー19
#lockdowneffect
Advocate Prashant Bhushan apprises the bench for petitioners. Says that it's been more than 1 month since #lockdown was imposed.
"Need to pay minimum wages to workers. We have attached studies which encompass more than 11000 workers"
@pbhushan1
#COVIDー19
At this juncture, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta intervenes and asks Advocate Bhushan
"Who said that nobody is paid? Can't your organization help the workers in any other way rather than filing PILs?"
@pbhushan1
#COVIDー19
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CM #UddhavThackeray addresses state: We are all waiting for this war to get over. Like I had said earlier, if we could have seen our enemy, we could have won this war a long time ago.

#COVID19 #COVID #CoronaInMaharashtra #Coronavirus #CoronavirusLockdown #CoronavirusOutbreak
CM #UddhavThackeray: But this enemy is invisible. And another factor is that this enemy is using our own people to spread its infection. Determination, strength, patience all of these will stand us in good stead.

#COVID19 #COVID #CoronaInMaharashtra #CoronavirusLockdown
CM Uddhav Thackeray: Tomorrow we will complete 6 weeks since we have been in a #lockdown. Many are constantly looking at numbers and raising questions so I want to place some numbers in front of you.

#COVID19 #COVID #CoronaInMaharashtra
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How do you manage #CoronaVirus anxiety?
We tell you how in this THREAD ⬇️
#RT it to help someone in need :)

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#covidresponse #mentalhealthtips #coronavirus #pandemic #Lockdown2 #Covid_19india
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Thread: If you want to help out people facing economic distress at this time, these are some of the organisations you can support:
1. Spacewell Foundation: Helping provide RATION PACKS to Daily Wagers during #Covid_19india lockdown. #HelpTheHungry bit.ly/3cjSo4X
2. Akshaya Patra Foundation: Providing food relief across multiple states in India. akshayapatra.org/covid-relief-s…
3. Aajeevika Bureau: Raising funds to help migrants and daily wage workers in Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Surat with healthcare facilities, helplines, food and livelihood support and more. ketto.org/fundraiser/cov…
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MHA guidelines on #Lockdown2

-Wearing of masks compulsory in public places across country in wake of COVID-19 situation

-Industries operating in rural areas to be permitted to run from April 30 with strict social distancing norms

#CoronavirusPandemic #Covid_19india
-State/UT govts shall not dilute lockdown guidelines in any manner; may impose stricter measures as per local requirements

-Services provided by self-employed electricians, IT repairs, plumbers, motor mechanics, carpenters to be allowed from April 20

#Lockdown2
Exemptions given from April 20 will not be applicable in COVID-19 hotspots or containment zones

Highway 'dhabas', truck repairing shops, call centres for govt activities to remain open from April 20
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WATCH: Police attacked, crude bombs hurled, stone pelting as administration reached Churulia in Asansol #WestBengal to quarantine 5-6 locals to contain #Covid19 spread. Police & locals injured in clashes. Situation tensed. #Covid_19india #IndiaFightsCorona
UPDATE: At least 27 #WestBengal policemen injured in violence unleashed by locals in #Asansol.The OC has been brought in after both his legs were broken by locals! This is how we are thanking our #CovidWarriors for risking their lives & protecting us. No arrests yet. Shameful!
BREAKING: @Cpadpc ACTS AGAINST GOONS WHO ATTCKED #CovidWarriors. 7 arrested including 4 women. Criminal case filed,sections 147/148/149/188/325/326/307/332/333/186/354/353/379/427 IPC & 25/27 Arms Act, 9 (b) IE Act, 9 MPO Act, 3/4 DP Act, 51 (b) Slapped.
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#Lockdown21 Rathinavani Community Radio Programs Podcast regarding #Covid_19india awareness shows & teasers threads from Jan 30 2020 | Rathinavani is the first community radio to broadcast the detailed information in Coimbatore city regarding #Covid_19india awareness

#Thread
#podcast 1

January 20 2020 broadcast

Dr. Neminathan Talks about Coronavirus | Govt. Helpline Numbers | First Information Report from WHO

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#Podcast #Thread

March 21st 2020

Rathinavani 90.8 Community Radio | CoViD 19 - Janata Curfew | Community People Opinion | PM Modi Speech Tamil Translation | Hosted by RJ Vicky & RJ Madan | RCAS

anchor.fm/rathinavani-90…
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#Thread on brief history of BCG vaccination in India and why researchers are touting it as an intervention that could possibly prevent a huge death toll in India and other countries with universal BCG vaccination program.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis which causes TB been with us for over 70,000 years and adds approx 10 million cases/yr. It finds its mention in biblical books and has bn verified in Egyptian mummies. 1st documents describing TB, date back to 3300 and 2300 yrs in India and in China. ImageImage
The disease has been known by various names through history like "Pthisis","King's Evil","Robber of youth", "Consumption","White Plague" ,"Captain of all these men of Death" and has killed millions. Johann Lukas Schönlein coined the term "tuberculosis" ImageImageImageImage
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Man behind #Hydroxychloroquine is "Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray" (1861-1944), known as the father of Modern indian chemistry

He is credited with getting international recognition for not only ancient Indian chemistry, but also Ayurveda
#Covid_19india
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Ray graduated from the University of Edinburgh before completing his doctoral studies and returning to India in August 1888 & started teaching chemistry at Presidency College

Ray, who founded Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, India’s first pharma company in 1901
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Ray's book reveals that in the eighth century CE, the caliphs of Baghdad ordered extensive translation of ayurvedic texts into Arabic and Persian and sent many of their renowned scholars to India to study ayurveda @gopugoswami
@Aabhas24 @aellathur @rishibagree @AskAnshul
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I am writing this thread to let everyone know what is happening in Mumbai for dialysis patients.
We go for a dialysis in Mumba, Andheri. Centre is very good and Doctor's are brilliant. They even do the dialysis at subsidized cost to some marginalised people who cannot afford the charges. All staff is very good all g with the Nephrologists
Centre found a positive COVID-19 case so they asked every patient to do a test and then only they can get a dialysis. Even they asked the staff to do it. This is very fair because any patient may spread the disease.o
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#Lockdown is critical for slowing the spread of #COVID19, and India has displayed firm resolve in enforcing it.

Massive labour churn; CMIE Data indicates that 120 million people have lost their jobs. We will need strong Govt action to revive the Economy.
theprint.in/opinion/india-…
We're already in a Global #Recession, the kind of which hasn't been seen in a century. It could get a lot worse, and we need to be prepared. #ViciousCycle 🔁 : Businesses shuttered, Labour furloughed, Expenditure cut and Demand destroyed. @MD_Nalapat
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On TV now: "Global Trade may plunge up to 32% this year." - Roberto Azevedo, Director General WTO. We ignore the coming economic tsunami at our peril.
@FinMinIndia @RBI @DasShaktikanta @Swamy39 @MD_Nalapat @TobbySimon Image
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