Mid-day News Nuggets

 Top news this afternoon
 1. Arunachal Pradesh: Pasighat Health Care Hospital organises free health camp

"The hospital provided free medicine to the villagers including free check-up and screening for blood pressure, pulse, SPO2, HbAIC, blood sugar, Hepatitis B and thermal scanning," the CMD of Health Care Hospital, Dr Kaling Megu, said.

2Sikkim: Himalayan Badminton open to kick off on May 6

The four-day event will witness participants from all the Northeastern states and Eastern India, including players from Nepal and Bhutan.

3. Tripura reports 48 fresh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

With the second wave of the COVID-19 gripping the country, some states have witnessed an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases.

4. Supreme Court judges to work from home

 The order comes after 50 per cent of its staff tested positive for Covid-19.

5. India records over 1.68 lakh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours

This is the sixth straight day when cases have exceeded over 1 lakh, raising concern over the future course of action against the rapid spike.

6.. Bangladesh to implement lockdown from April 14

 The country also reported 5,819 COVID-19 cases with 78 fresh cases in the last 24 hours.