India, Maharashtra is the worst-hitten state by the coronavirus.
Goa introduces changes in norms regarding people entering the state.
Karnataka has decided to open temples from 1st June.
The spread of Sars Cov-2 in the Indian state of Maharashtra hasn’t been brought under control yet. Mumbai, the financial capital of India remains the epicenter of the outbreak of novel coronavirus. On 26th May, Maharashtra recorded the highest number of Covid-19 related deaths.
A total of 97 deaths were reported out of which 39 days were reported in Mumbai.
According to Gautam Mengle in a report of The Hindu, “ One more Head Constable, posted with a police station in central Mumbai, was lost to the COVID-19.”
India, Goa’s Chief Minister Pramod Sawant in a communication to the public, put forth the decision taken in the cabinet meeting regarding the entry of citizens from other areas. A new Standard Operating Procedure will be adopted by the state under which anybody entering the state has to present a negative Covid-19 certificate. Moreover, the person has to undertake a test for COVID once again. The state has also discarded the option of Home quarantine and anybody found positive will have to admit himself to a COVID hospital. Notably, Goa is one of the successful nations in the battle against coronavirus, and such steps will further restrict the spread of this deadly Sars Cov-2.
The Health Ministry has issued guidelines to serve as a guidance note on the provisions related to Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health Plus Nutrition (RMNCAH+N) services for the current and upcoming period.
“The Ministry has stated services related to pregnancy care management, newborn care & childhood illness management, immunization services, management of severe acute malnutrition in children, family planning services, comprehensive abortion care services and adolescent health services as essential.”
The Karnataka Government has ordered reopening the Muzari temples in the state from the 1st of June as the Lockdown4.0 is set to end on that date.
The administration has also ordered to complement the reopening of temples. Devotees would have to follow all the social distancing norms as well as maintain proper sanitization and preventive measures. Observance of Festivals and Public programs in the temple premises would also be not allowed as of now.
Temples have also embraced digitalization and made disposition for live streaming of pujas and other rituals. In addition to this arrangements are made by some temples for delivery of Prasad on the doorsteps of the devotees. The Prasad will be delivered through India Post.
In a series of his talks with various professionals, experts, and intellectuals, Congress’s youth leader, Rahul Gandhi had a talk with Professor Ashish Jha and Professor Johan Giesecke both of whom are health experts.
Professor Jha mentioned that a potential vaccine may talk about a year or more to be developed and available in the market.
Professor Giesecke suggested reducing the severity of lockdown in India to prevent the economy from collapsing.