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In Coronavirus Random Tests, Medical Body ICMR Data Shows Big Shift
Coronavirus tests on patients with respiratory complaints is showing that more and more people with no travel history are contracting the virus, indicates data compiled by the Indian Council of...

ICMR revises testing strategy; suggests containment
The ICMR said people having symptoms like fever, cough, sore throat and runny nose and residing in hotspots or cluster areas and in evacuee centres will now be tested for coronavirus infection.

Provide ration to needy Pak displaced families: CM
Jaipur, April 10 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the state government will provide ration to the families displaced from Pakistan who are now residing in any district of the state.Gehlot took this decision in view of a letter from the Seemant Lok Sangathan President Hindu Singh Sodha and directed the officials to ensure that the Pak displaced families get ration on time.Sodha had apprised Chief Minister through his letter that approximately 6,000 Pak displaced families are residing in various districts in the state and many of these needy families had faced scarcity of ration due to lockdown.According to the reports sent by the collectors, 500 Pak displaced families reside in Jamdoli, Govindpura and Mangyawas of Jaipur. These families are in contact with the district administration and are being distributed ration.Similarly, in Jodhpur, 618 Pak displaced and needy families are being provided ration. Additional District Collector (II) Mahipal Kumar had been directed to be in touch with Sodha and make sure that needy families were extended all support.As per the report, there are around 200 Pak displaced families in Sheo and Chauhatan Panchayat Samiti in Barmer district, 92 families in Pali and 93 families residing in Pugal and Bajju tehsil of Bikaner district. All these families were being provided ration items as per the demand.Besides these districts, Pak displaced families were also residing in Jaisalmer, Jalore and Sirohi districts and are being met with their all food-related requirements and the eligible families are being provided with the financial assistance.Gehlot further directed that all such needy Pak displaced families, who do not come in the ambit of any social security scheme, should be provided ration.--IANSarc/rt

ICMR Revises COVID-19 Strategy, Will Test Those Showing Flu-like Symptoms, Living in Hotspot Areas
Till now, all hospitalised patients with severe acute respiratory illness, shortness of breath and having fever and cough were being tested for COVID-19 infection.

Need unconventional exit strategy: Dr Devi Shetty on lifting lockdown
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Government to deposit Rs 1,000 in women PMJDY accounts in two instalments
Government to deposit Rs 1,000 in women PMJDY accounts in two instalments    Economic Times

Finish DNA test of riot victim’s body, FSL told
A woman had claimed the body

Daily procurement limit hiked for farmers under Price Support Scheme amid COVID-19 lockdown
The government agencies like Nafed, SPAC and other state-owned agencies procure pulses and oilseeds at minimum support price (MSP) under the PSS.

With 16 fatalities, this state is 2nd after Maharashtra in Covid-19 deaths
The highest number of Covid-19 fatalities in the country come from Maharashtra which has recorded 77 coronavirus deaths. The state also accounts for the highest number of Covid-19 cases.

COVID-19: Delhi University postpones practical, written exams
COVID-19: Delhi University postpones practical, written examsNew Delhi, Apr 09: The Delhi University on Thursday postponed practical and written exams till further notice. In a notification, it said the datesheets issued in the regard stand withdrawn and fresh dates will be notified soon. The varsity