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China to build makeshift Covid-19 hospital for Pakistan

Pakistan is gaining assistance from China, in terms of medical facility to treat coronavirus. China has already sent medical teams and supplies to Pakistan where coronavirus cases are increasing slowly. The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 1,664 while the death stands at 18, as per reports. The authorities suggests that local transmission of the deadly COVID-19 is increasing. "Recently, the pandemic is also spreading in Pakistan. We totally relate to what they are experiencing," China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told media . She further said China has sent masks, protective suits, ventilators ans tests kits for Pakistan and the construction of makeshift hospital has begun. Src: https://bit.ly/3avL5GZ

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Assam doctor dies after taking Anti-Malarial Drug as precautionary drug from Covid-19

A 44-year-old Utpaljit Barman, doctor in Assam's Guwahati died of a heart attack on Saturday, after he allegedly consumed anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, which is used for the treatment of coronavirus patients. Sources say the doctor, a senior anaesthetist, had consumed the drug of as a precaution against COVID-19. It is not confirmed as of now if the drug triggered the heart-attack, but, sources say, he had written a WhatsApp text to his colleague about feeling uneasy after taking the medicine. The Indian Council of Medical Research, has recommended the use of drug for doctors, health workers and family members who are treating or are exposed to COVID-19 patients. However, Dr Barman was not treating any Covid-19 patient as the disease has not infected Assam yet. Src: https://bit.ly/33XRxUu

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Paying salary to my employees despite complete ceased operations: Vijay Mallya

The Liquor baron Vijay Mallya tweeted about the lockdown in India in view of Coronavirus spread and asked for government's help to send his employees back home. He first welcomed the decision of locking down the country to contain the spread and revealed that he has ceased all the operations of company including manufacturing and his still paying salaries to his employees. He has sought government's help. Viay Mallya is fugitive economic offender, accused in money laundering case of INR 9000 crore. Src: https://bit.ly/3dMHo1N

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20 % increase in mental illness among Indians amid Coronavirus

The cases of patients with mental illness since the coronavirus outbreak in the country has rose by 20%, as per Indian Psychiatry Society. According to the survey, at least one out of every five Indians is suffering from mental illness.. The coronavirus pandemic is spreading across the world and thereby is affecting the lifestyle and economy of the world. The survey also reveals that an average increase of 15 per cent to 20 per cent in such patients was witnessed in last week because of the crisis caused by Coronavirus in the world. Src: https://bit.ly/3axSVQa

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