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Nagpur Central Jail worst COVID-19 hit prison in Maharashtra
With 219 COVID-19 positive prisoners and 57 positive jail officials, Nagpur Central Jail became Maharashtra’s worst hit prison. On Thursday, the prison saw highest one-day spike in cases in Vidarbha with 132 positive prisoners. Out of the total 219, 42 prisoners were tested through swab sample and remaining 177, through rapid antigen tests.
Alongside the inmates, 57 jail staffers and their 37 relatives also tested positive for COVID-19. The jail staffers and their family members have been undergoing treatment at citys government hospitals ? GMC and Mayo Hospital. So far, out of 1730 prisoners, around 650 were tested for Coronavirus.
A 55-year-old jail constable was first found to be COVID-19 positive on June 27, after which the tally climbed to 103 within a week-span, which included 43 prisoners, seven jailers, 47 guards, eight family members of staffers and one prison woman doctor. Another male inmate, two women guards and four family members had also tested positive on July 4. However, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is yet to notify two colonies of Central Jail as containment zones.
Recently, around 68 out of the 300 prisoners at Akola District Jail tested positive for COVID-19. Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail, which was the first prison in the state to report a COVID-19 case, had more than 100 inmates and prison staff who had contracted the virus. ?
Nagpur records 22 COVID cases in 24 hours
A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city, out of which 15 belonged to urban area while and 6 were from the rural areas, and one from outside Nagpur district.
At present, there are 72 active patients in the city. Three new cases of the new XBB.1.16 variant of COVID-19 were detected that took the total tally to five in the district.
India recorded 3,095 new COVID cases and five deaths in last 24 hours.
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RCNV provides sponsorship to 5 children
Under the aegis of Diabetes patronage program at AIIMS, Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision – RCNV – members sponsored five children for this financial year by handing over a cheque of ₹1,25,000 to the Director of AIIMS Maj. Gen (Dr ) Vibha Dutta, SM.
This project takes care of all the needs like insulin, glucometer,special diet and other consumables required by the children suffering from the dreaded and debilitating disease type 1 diabetes.
President Shivani interacted with the authorities and incharge of the project Dr Meenakshi and her team. Joint secretary Dr Akshay Daga interacted with the beneficiary children and their parents exhorting the importance of discipline during the treatment.
President elect Ajay, secretary Ritika and Rtn. Arouni Verma were amongst those who were present at AIIMS, nagpur. Dr Sangeeta and Dr Akash conducted the proceedings. The gratitude felt by the parents and their blessings to our team exemplified the importance of this endeavour in shaping the lives of children suffering from type 1 diabetes.
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DPS MIHAN awarded with Excellence Award | Nagpur
Delhi Public School MIHAN was awarded with the Literary Leadership Excellence Award for the enthusiastic participation of its students in the National Young Authors Fair – the World’s largest Book Writing Competition held by BriBooks and powered by Education World.
More than 90 budding writers of the school availed the benefits of the excellent opportunity provided by the AI-assisted BriBooks platform which helped them to hone their storytelling skills .The plethora of creative designs helped the students to work on the illustrations needed for designing their novel. The pleasure of publishing one’s own novel and reaching out to the global readers was a thrilling experience for the budding authors.
The students also got an exposure to sell the books online and earn Author Royalty as a remuneration. The books published by several DPS MIHAN students have achieved milestones and won rewards in the categories of Best Author – Jury Awards for Content and Creativity, Best Selling Author Awards in the State and Global Feature Awards for International recognition.
The jury and guest list comprised of HE Noor Gilon,Ambassador of Israel, Saul Singer – Author of Best Seller ‘ Start -up Nation’ ,Dele Olojede- Pulitzer prize winner and Navyn Salem- Founder & CEO Edesia.
President and Pro-Vice Chairperson Ms.Tulika Kedia and Director Ms.Savita Jaiswal have congratulated the Principal Ms.Nidhi Yadav, staff and students for their sincere efforts to achieve this recognition.
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