15:10 (IST), MAY 09: Telangana pays for train, gets back migrant workers from Bihar
14:44 (IST), MAY 09: 4 new positive cases have been reported in Uttarakhand today, taking the total number in the state to 67
AIIMS director Dr. Randeep Guleria and Dr. Manish Sureja had left for Ahmedabad by a special Indian Air Force (IAF) flight on May 8 as per instructions issued by Union home minister Amit Shah to visit Civil Hospital and SVP hospital in Gujarat and to give expert advice to doctors on Covid-19 treatment.
14:17 (IST), MAY 09: Restaurants and eateries opened in Ludhiana today after district magistrate allowed the opening of restaurants, eateries, ice cream shops, sweet shops and juice shops in the district from 7am to 7pm, only for home delivery.
14:00 (IST), MAY 09: Odisha trains 1.72 lakh health personnel to combat Covid-19 in state
A total of 8,023 doctors, 8,296 staff nurses, 4,105 paramedical staff and laboratory technicians, 4,114 AYUSH doctors, 4,905 ambulance drivers, 1,35,820 ANM/ASHA/AWW workers and 7,236 sanitation workers have been drafted into the COVID-19 workforce, Labour and ESI Secretary Anu Garg said. Also, 108 doctors, 64 staff nurses and 61 pharmacists from ESI and private sector hospitals have been trained in COVID-19 management, she said.
13:00 (IST), MAY 09: Air India’s first evacuation flight from London will be taking off for Mumbai today. Screening of passengers underway