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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is an Indian government ministry charged with health policy in India. It is also responsible for all government programs relating to family planning in India.

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At 2.87%, India's COVID-19 fatality rate one of the lowest in world: Health Ministry [Video]

At 2.87%, India's COVID-19 fatality rate one of the lowest in world: Health Ministry

While addressing a press conference in Delhi, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary, Lav Agarwal on May 26 briefed the detail reports of COVID-19 pandemic in the nation. He said India's fatality rate..

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COVID-19 lockdown: Mosques remain closed on Eid in J-K for devotees [Video]

COVID-19 lockdown: Mosques remain closed on Eid in J-K for devotees

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir on May 24 amid coronavirus pandemic. Mosques remain closed for devotees on this occasion in Jammu due to COVID-19 lockdown. Celebration of Eid will..

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COVID-19: People offer Eid prayers at home in Kerala amid lockdown [Video]

COVID-19: People offer Eid prayers at home in Kerala amid lockdown

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in Kerala on May 24 amid coronavirus pandemic. People in Malapurram and Kozhikode offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at their homes as mosques remain closed for devotees amid..

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COVID-19: Meat, fish market closed ahead of Eid in Bengaluru [Video]

COVID-19: Meat, fish market closed ahead of Eid in Bengaluru

Bengaluru markets wore a deserted look ahead of Eid festival on May 24. A state-wide total lockdown has been imposed in Karnataka to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak. Shivajinagar meat market in..

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Farmers burn wheat stubble ahead of paddy plantation in Amritsar [Video]

Farmers burn wheat stubble ahead of paddy plantation in Amritsar

Farmers continued to burn wheat stubble in Punjab's Amritsar amid coronavirus pandemic on May 24. They burnt stubble in Chatiwind village to clear the fields ahead of paddy plantation. Paddy plantation..

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Businesses fail to pickup ahead of Eid in Old Delhi [Video]

Businesses fail to pickup ahead of Eid in Old Delhi

Vegetable and fruit sellers in Delhi's Daryaganj market are facing hardships ahead of Eid festival. They are suffering losses due to COVID-19 outbreak. Sellers said that there is no excitement about..

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Eid al-Fitr: People of Imphal came out for purchasing, social distancing is still a challenge [Video]

Eid al-Fitr: People of Imphal came out for purchasing, social distancing is still a challenge

People of Imphal, came out in the market to make purchases for Eid al-Fitr amid coronavirus lockdown. However, maintaining social distancing norms is still a challenge for many people. "We are trying..

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Delhiites to celebrate Eid this year under shadow of coronavirus [Video]

Delhiites to celebrate Eid this year under shadow of coronavirus

People in Jafrabad area of North-East Delhi will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in different way this year. They will keep in mind all guidelines and norms amid coronavirus lockdown 4.0. Locals will offer Eid..

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Ladakh celebrating Eid early after moon sighted in Kargil [Video]

Ladakh celebrating Eid early after moon sighted in Kargil

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in Ladakh on May 23 amid coronavirus pandemic. Celebration of Eid will be different this year as large gatherings are prohibited and people have been asked to maintain..

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Prices crashed to Rs 70/kg from Rs 1000: Madurai Jasmine flower sellers incurring losses amid lockdown [Video]

Prices crashed to Rs 70/kg from Rs 1000: Madurai Jasmine flower sellers incurring losses amid lockdown

The sellers of world famous 'Madurai Malli' (Jasmine Flower) are incurring losses due to coronavirus lockdown. Farmers and traders are suffering as there are fewer buyers in Mattuthavani flower market...

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Eid rush missing from Kerala's Kozhikode market as business hit by COVID-19 lockdown [Video]

Eid rush missing from Kerala's Kozhikode market as business hit by COVID-19 lockdown

The impact of coronavirus lockdown has adversely affected businesses of various shopkeepers in Kerala's Kozhikode. They are bearing losses in their business ahead of Eid festival. People in less..

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Coronavirus lockdown takes toll on wedding industry in Vadodara [Video]

Coronavirus lockdown takes toll on wedding industry in Vadodara

Coronavirus lockdown took a massive toll on the wedding industry in Gujarat's Vadodara. Marriage decorators are facing hardships to revive their businesses in market. They are suffering loss due to..

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COVID-19: Businesses down in Delhi's Daryaganj market ahead of Eid [Video]

COVID-19: Businesses down in Delhi's Daryaganj market ahead of Eid

Vegetable and fruit sellers in Delhi's Daryaganj market are facing hardships ahead of Eid festival. They are suffering losses due to COVID-19 outbreak. Sellers said that there is no excitement about..

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Coronavirus Lockdown 4.0: Delhi's Lodhi Garden opens after 2 months [Video]

Coronavirus Lockdown 4.0: Delhi's Lodhi Garden opens after 2 months

Delhi government opened parks and garden for public amid coronavirus lockdown 4.0. Lodhi Garden witnessed footfall after almost two months of COVID-19 lockdown. The parks will be open between 07:00 am..

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Manipur govt sets up quarantine centres for transgenders [Video]

Manipur govt sets up quarantine centres for transgenders

Manipur government has set up a dedicated quarantine centre for transgenders in Imphal. For the first time, the Department of Health and Family Welfare has set up two institutional quarantine centres..

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Watch: Passengers thank Indian Govt for their evacuation from Toronto amid COVID-19 [Video]

Watch: Passengers thank Indian Govt for their evacuation from Toronto amid COVID-19

Several Indian passengers who are coming back to India from Canada's Toronto thanked Indian Government and Indian Embassy for arrangement of repatriation flights for their return. A special flight of..

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COVID-19: Security guards at HP State Secretariat demand PPE kits [Video]

COVID-19: Security guards at HP State Secretariat demand PPE kits

Security guards deployed at Himachal Pradesh State Secretariat feel unsafe as they are not equipped with proper safety kits to combat with COVID-19. They said that they are at risk of getting infected..

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Lockdown 4.0: 1st intra-state train service begins in Bengaluru [Video]

Lockdown 4.0: 1st intra-state train service begins in Bengaluru

The Indian Railways resumed intra-state train services in Karnataka from May 22. The first intra-state train of the tri-weekly superfast special service began in Bengaluru amid coronavirus pandemic...

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COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 39.62%: Health Ministry [Video]

COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 39.62%: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry informed that COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 39.62% in the country today. "When the first lockdown started, then recovery rate was around 7.1%, the recovery rate..

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Nationwide lockdown extended till May 31 [Video]

Nationwide lockdown extended till May 31

In the wake of rising cases of coronavirus, nationwide lockdown extended till May 31. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued new guidelines for lockdown 4.0. According to new guidelines, all cinema..

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Migrant workers create ruckus in Saharanpur, demand special trains [Video]

Migrant workers create ruckus in Saharanpur, demand special trains

Migrant workers gathered on Saharanpur-Ambala highway in large numbers on May 17. They created ruckus at the highway and demanded a special train to return to Bihar. Police officials and Rapid Action..

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Dehradun administration using grassroot approach for surveillance in containment zones [Video]

Dehradun administration using grassroot approach for surveillance in containment zones

Dehradun district administration is doing community surveillance with the help grassroot workers amid coronavirus pandemic. Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers, Anganwadi workers and..

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'Journey was comfortable, hygienic': Passenger after reaching Delhi via special train [Video]

'Journey was comfortable, hygienic': Passenger after reaching Delhi via special train

A special train carrying passengers from Jammu Tawi Railway Station (Jammu and Kashmir) has reached the national capital. The train arrived at New Delhi Railway Station on May 17 amid coronavirus..

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Teachers maintaining 'social distancing' while checking board exam copies in Prayagraj [Video]

Teachers maintaining 'social distancing' while checking board exam copies in Prayagraj

Teachers are checking board examination answer sheets in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj amid COVID-19 outbreak. They are following guidelines of social distancing while evaluating copies in the school. The..

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Migrant workers walk on foot in Surat to reach their hometown amid COVID-19 [Video]

Migrant workers walk on foot in Surat to reach their hometown amid COVID-19

A group of migrant workers was seen walking on foot in Gujarat's Surat amid coronavirus pandemic. They were walking towards their homes amid lockdown 3.0. Migrant workers were walking despite harsh..

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Rajasthan's Covid-19 count surges to 7,173 with 73 news cases on Monday

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India has about 7.1 Covid-19 positive cases per lakh population, much lower than the global average of 60, the Union ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) said on Monday."In terms of confirmed..
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Coronavirus in India LIVE: COVID-19 tally in Delhi mounts to 6,318 cases; death toll 68

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Only 1.15% of hospitalised COVID-19 patients need ventilator support, 4.7% in ICU: Health Ministry

According to Health Ministry data obtained till Thursday, 4.7% patients are in ICU, 1.15% has ventilator support and 3.2% patients require oxygen support.
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Death toll due to Covid-19 rises to 1,373; number of cases climb to 42,533

The death toll due to Covid-19 rose to 1,373 and the number of cases climbed to 42,533 in the country on Monday, according to the Union Health Ministry. The number of active Covid-19 cases stood at..
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India's COVID-19 tally crosses 37,000, highest single-day case count; death toll tops 1,200-mark

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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: 583 new cases take Maharashtra's tally to 10,498, mortality rate at 4.37%

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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: Death toll reached 1075 as total count approaches 34,000

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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: MHA allows movement of stranded people by special trains

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Only RT-PCR test to be used for coronavirus detection, capacity scaled up to 389 labs: Centre

There are 292 government labs and 97 private laboratories for COVID-19 testing across the country, the Union Health Ministry said.
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COVID-19 cases in India rise to 31,787, death toll 1008

As per the latest update provided by the Union Health Ministry, the number of active COVID-19 cases in India stands at 22,982 as 7,797 people were cured and discharged.
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