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Rural Agra battles Covid-19 in absence of tests, docs, medicines

The Times of India 17 May 2021
Agra. Mukesh Chauhan of Agra’s Kurgawan village says, “There is no family in the village where a member or two is not suffering Covid-19 symptoms ... of 10 blocks in Agra ... Chief medical officer of Agra district, Dr RC Pandey said, “All the rural health centers have been alerted.
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Covid-19: Over 11-time increase in death certificates issued by AMC

The Times of India 13 May 2021
Agra ... At the birth and death registration office in Agra, 35 applications are being received on a daily basis ... When contacted, chief medical officer of Agra district Dr RC Pandey said, “Since March last year, a total of 309 Covid patients had passed away in Agra district.
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Uttar Pradesh government says early use of Ivermectin helped to keep positivity, deaths low

Indian Express 12 May 2021
In May-June 2020, a team at Agra, led by Dr Anshul Pareek, administered Ivermectin to all RRT team members in the district on an experimental basis. It was observed that none of them developed Covid-19 despite being in daily contact with patients who had tested positive for the virus,” Uttar Pradesh State Surveillance Officer Vikssendu Agrawal said.
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UP: Army resurrects defunct oxygen plants

The Times of India 09 May 2021
Thanking the army for its efforts, the Agra DM said, “My sincere gratitude to station commander, Agra, Brigadier PK Singh, air officer commanding, Air Force station, Kheria, Air Commodore Surendra Kumar Verma and their team for their support to Agra administration (sic).”.
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Covid vaccine out of stock at over 95% centres in Agra

The Times of India 07 May 2021
Agra. Covid-19 vaccine ran out of stock at majority of the centres in Agra district on Thursday. People who had arrived for the first dose were turned away. Only those requiring a second jab were allowed at selective centres ... When contacted, chief medical officer of Agra district Dr RC Pandey said, “Covid vaccine is out of stock at most of the centres.
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Mathura CMO staffer joins office despite testing Covid +ve

The Times of India 07 May 2021
Agra. A district programme manager in the chief medical office (CMO), Mathura, Sanjay Sihoria, was allegedly forced to report for duty on Friday despite testing positive for Covid-19 ... “When I informed my office, they asked me to get the test done again and, the report came positive,” he said.
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Delay in Covid report keeps patients out of hospital

The Times of India 06 May 2021
Agra. Delay in getting an RT-PCR report for Covid-19 is proving to be a challenge to patients in home isolation here. A RT-PCR report is mandatory for admission to hospital. On an average, RT-PCR reports are being issued in four days ... Chief medical officer of Agra district Dr RC Pandey said, “We are working at 100% capacity ... Start a Conversation. .
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20-hr wait for critical patients for bed in Agra

The Times of India 04 May 2021
Agra ... A senior member of IMA Agra unit said, “Following an increase in Covid-19 cases, the demand for medical oxygen continues to rise ... Chief medical officer of Agra district Dr RC Pandey said, “We have 346 ICU beds and 115 ventilators in the district.
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Tajganj electric crematorium to get one more furnace, 1 repaired

The Times of India 02 May 2021
Agra. In wake of the Covid-19 surge, one more furnace will be set up at Agra's only electric crematorium in the Tajganj locality. The new high-capacity furnace will be able to cremate at least 10 bodies per day ... Chief medical officer (CMO) of Agra district Dr RC Pandey said, “In 24 hours, eight Covid-19 patients have died in Agra district ... .
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Work-from-home for primary teachers till May 20

The Times of India 01 May 2021
As per the letter, issued by Joint Commissioner (academics) Piya Thakur, this will be followed in KVS coming under regional office including Agra, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Dehradun, Delhi, Gurugram, Guwahati, Jaipur, Jammu, Lucknow, Patna, Ranchi, Silchar, Tinsukia, Varanasi, ...
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Indian woman dies of Covid two hours after police 'take her oxygen cylinder from her ...

The Daily Mail 30 Apr 2021
Video circulated on social media shows a man crying and begging officers on his hands and knees outside a private hospital in the city of Agra in Uttar Pradesh ... Video circulated on social media shows a man crying and begging officers on his hands and knees outside a private hospital in the city of Agra in Uttar Pradesh.
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All 4 platforms at Agra’s lone electric crematoriumstop working, kin wait for hours to perform last rites

The Times of India 29 Apr 2021
(Agra). Overheating and too much load caused by continuous burning of the dead has resulted in a major disruption at Agra's only electric ... Meanwhile, chief medical officer (CMO) of Agra district Dr RC Pandey said, “In 24 hours, 10 Covid-19 patients have died in Agra district.
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AGRA says willing to support strategic plan for Soybean industry

Business Ghana 29 Apr 2021
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) ... Mr Bashiru Musah, the Programme Officer, AGRA-Ghana told the Ghana News Agency that the Strategic Plan on Soybean should be a National document that would indicate the direction of the industry concerning productivity and marketing.
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Agra woman gives CPR to dying husband in auto

The Times of India 28 Apr 2021
AGRA. Visuals of a woman trying to revive her dying husband through inside an auto-rickshaw in UP’s Agra became one of the defining images of deadly pandemic in the state ... District chief medical officer of Agra district Dr RC Pandey said, “We are putting our best efforts to ensure hospitals do not suffer oxygen shortages.
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Woman gives CPR to dying husband, image breaks internet’s heart

The Times of India 28 Apr 2021
Agra. Visuals of a woman trying to revive her dying husband through rescue breathing inside an auto-rickshaw in UP’s Agra became one of the defining images of deadly pandemic in the state ... District chief medical officer of Agra district Dr RC Pandey said, “We are putting our best efforts to ensure hospitals do not suffer oxygen shortages.
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