Going beyond their call of duty, two policemen responding to an emergency call in Noida donated their blood at a hospital that helped in the delivery of a pregnant woman who has given birth to a baby boy. The call was made at 6.46 pm on Sunday on the emergency 112 service of the Uttar Pradesh Police during which the caller said his wife was admitted at the ESI Hospital in Sector 24 for delivery, according to officials.
Gautam Buddh Nagar is a sensitive area and the public here needs to be more cautious about the COVID-19 pandemic, Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Jay Pratap Singh said and urged people to practice social distancing during the lockdown.
The top medical officer of Gautam Buddha Nagar district - one of the worst affected in Uttar Pradesh due to the coronavirus outbreak - has been changed for the second time in nearly two weeks. The twin cities of Noida-Greater Noida near Delhi are a part of this district.
Coughing in times of coronavirus is bound to invite fearful stares, but when a 25-year-old man in Greater Noida coughed during a ludo game, he was shot and injured by a fellow villager who accused him of "trying to spread the disease", according to police.
A thundering round of applause filled the air in a Noida apartment complex today as healthcare workers came for a door to door survey amid the coronavirus outbreak.