Saturday 26th November 2022

Pokhara-New Delhi Bus Service to resume from tomorrow

Kaski, Sept 30, The Pokhara-New Delhi bus service which was suspended in the wake of lockdown imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country is to resume from tomorrow.

The bus service operated by the Modern Era Tours and Travels Pvt Ltd is going to resume the service after seven months. The buses operated by the Modern Era Tours and Travels Pvt would offer services to passengers from Pokhara to the border point.

From there, the Uttarpradesh State Road Transport Corporation of India would ferry the passengers up to the Indian capital city New Delhi under the Nepal-Delhi Friendship Bus Service, according to Keshav Prasad Adhikari, the chairperson of the Modern Era Tours and Travels Pvt Ltd.

Earlier the fare for Pokhara- New Delhi bus service was Rs 4,000 while Rs 500 has been hiked in the price during this time, informed Adhikari.

With spike of 86,508 cases, India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 57-lakh mark

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): With a spike of 86,508 new cases and 1,129 deaths in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 count reached 57,32,519 on Thursday. According to the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, this includes 9,66,382 active cases, and 46,74,988 cured, discharged or migrated patients. The death toll in the country due to the infection has reached 91,149.

Maharashtra continues to be the worst-affected State in the country with 2,73,883 active cases and 9,56,030 cured and discharged patients. The toll due to the disease stands at 33,886. Karnataka is the second-most affected by the disease currently with 94,671 active cases in the State. The number of cured and discharged patients stands at 4,37,910.

The death toll due to COVID-19 stands at 8,266. Andhra Pradesh with 70,357 active and 5,70,667 cured patients is also severely affected. 5,506 people have lost their lives due to the disease so far in the State. Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday said that the number of total samples tested in the country up to September 23rd is 6,74,36,031 including 11,56,569 samples tested yesterday. New recoveries in the country have exceeded the new COVID-19 cases for the fifth consecutive day, said Union Health Ministry on Thursday.

As per the data of the Ministry, on September 19, India recorded 93,337 new COVID-19 cases and 95,880 recoveries, on September 20, the country reported 92,605 new cases and 94,612 recoveries, on September 21, the number of new cases stood at 86,961 with 93,356 recoveries, on September 22, the nation recorded 75,083 new case and highest single-day recoveries of 1,01, 468 and on September 23, the number of reported new cases was 83,347 and recoveries stood at 89,746.

India records very high single-day recoveries successively during last 3 days: Health Ministry

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): India has recorded very high single-day COVID-19 recoveries successively during the last three days with over 90,000 recovered each day for the last three days, said Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.

“#IndiaFightsCorona India has recorded very high single day Recoveries successively during the last 3 days. More than 90,000 #COVID19 patients have been cured and discharged from home/facility isolation and hospitals every single day,” Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said.

In another tweet, the Ministry said that the COVID-19 recovery rate crossed 80 per cent. “This high rate of daily RECOVERIES has positioned India as the top country globally with maximum number of recovered cases.

This has also pushed the Recovery Rate to a high of more than 80%,” it said. India’s COVID-19 count reached 54,87,581 on Monday. The count includes 10,03,299 active cases, and 43,96,399 cured/discharged/migrated patients. (ANI)