In the most shocking development, Nagpur COVID-19 tally rose to 255 from 206 as onThursday afternoon (4:40 pm). District Information Officer Anil Gadekar told Nation Next, “All positive patients are from quarantined centres; they belong to Satranjipura and Mominpura.”
Reportedly, Borgaon Square to Awasthi Chowk near New Mankapur has also been also be sealed after NMC erected barricades. It has been said that seven positive patients have emerged from the sealed area. However, no official confirmation has been given on the same. Gadekar said nothing can be ascertained as of now vis-a-vis the same.
As of 7:30 pm on May 6, Nagpur COVID-19 tally rose to 206 with over 44 patients testing positive for coronavirus in a single day. The new patients also included a pregnant woman.
Till late afternoon on May 6, seven people quarantined at Chinchbhavan quarantine centre had tested positive for Coronavirus. Out of these seven cases, while six cases are connected to Mominpura, one is connected to Satranjipura. After these seven cases, 37 more people tested positive for the virus over the period of the day. The 44 positive cases also included the case of that of the 22-year-old boy died, who died on May 5, and was tested positive for coronavirus after his death. As of now, 255 positive cases have been reported in Nagpur. Three positive patients have died and 64 have been discharged after recovery.
Here’s the COVID-19 update as on May 7 at 4:20 pm. However, some more additions to the list of positive patients might taken place while filing this story. More details are awaited.
Deaf and dumb students put up scintillating show at Radio Mirchi’s ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ in Nagpur
Amid heavy rains, Nagpur citizens drenched themselves in patriotism during ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ organised by Radio Mirchi on Sunday, August 14. What made the event all the more special was when several deaf and dumb students of Deaf and Dumb School, Shankar Nagar, gave a splendid performance on national anthem that reverberated patriotic fervour. Apart from them, students from Delhi Public School also left people completely mesmerised with their incredibly soothing performance with various musical instruments.
Ex-Indian Idol contestant from the city Kaivalya Kejkar regaled the audience with songs including ‘Maula Mere Lele Meri Jaan’ from Chak De! India.
Kids in Nagpur walk ramp in khadi outfits during Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
In a rare yet commendable initiative, kids walked the ramp in outfits made in Khadi by designer Durgesh Dixit during Khadi Pride. The ramp walk took place at Sugandh Sabhagruha in Nagpur on Sunday, August 14 in the presence of Central Member of Khadi & Village Industries Commission, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises Jaiprakash Gupta.
India’s biggest tribal health project launched in Nagpur; over 10,000 to be screen across Vidarbha
Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) along with the Tribal Development Department in Nagpur launched BLOSSOM that was recently inaugurated by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.
BLOSSOM is an initiative that has been launched to reach out to the remotest tribal villages in districts of Chandrapur, Gondia and Gadchiroli in Maharashtra and screen the people for non-communicable diseases and plan suitable interventions.
Launched at Hotel Centre Point Hotel on World Tribal Day, the initiative BLOSSOM stands for: Breast cancer, Liver and lifestyle diseases, Osteoporosis, Sickle cell, Sexually transmitted infections, and Malnutrition.
Around 22 teams would screen a population of 10,000 tribal people across remote villages in the coming three months.