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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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TN CM Stalin chairs cabinet meeting [Video]

TN CM Stalin chairs cabinet meeting

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu MK Stalin felicitated upon his arrival at the Secretariat. He chaired cabinet meeting on May 09. Oxygen demand and COVID-19 control methods are to be discussed in the..

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Covid update: Decongesting jails; DRDO's new oral drug; task force for oxygen [Video]

Covid update: Decongesting jails; DRDO's new oral drug; task force for oxygen

From DCGI approving new anti-Covid drug, to health ministry issues new rules for hospital admissions, here are the top updates on the coronavirus. DCGI approved a new anti-Covid oral drug, which has..

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11.81 lakh people in 18-44 age group inoculated: Health Ministry [Video]

11.81 lakh people in 18-44 age group inoculated: Health Ministry

So far, a total of 16.50 crore doses have been administered across all categories, informed Additional Secretary of Health Ministry, Arti Ahuja on May 07 addressing a press conference in Delhi. "11.81..

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Switzerland, Netherlands send oxygen concentrators, other medical supplies to India [Video]

Switzerland, Netherlands send oxygen concentrators, other medical supplies to India

Switzerland sent medical supplies, including oxygen concentrators and respirators to India. A cargo aircraft carrying over 13 tonnes of medical supplies left Zurich for New Delhi. The supplies worth..

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8,593 MT Oxygen allocated to 23 states: Health Ministry [Video]

8,593 MT Oxygen allocated to 23 states: Health Ministry

Amid oxygen crisis across the country in wake of the devastating second wave of COVID-19, Union Health Ministry on April 30 informed that 23 states have been allocated 8,593 Metric ton oxygen and is..

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Health Ministry expresses concern over India's upward trend in COVID-19 cases [Video]

Health Ministry expresses concern over India's upward trend in COVID-19 cases

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan informed about the current status of country in regards to COVID-19 virus. He said that previous highest surge has already been crossed and the trend is going..

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COVID: Country's 58% active cases, 34% deaths in Maharashtra [Video]

COVID: Country's 58% active cases, 34% deaths in Maharashtra

Union Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan informed that Maharashtra has 58% of the total active cases in country and it also reported 34% of the total deaths. Health Ministry expressed grave..

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India reports single-day spike of over 56,000 COVID cases [Video]

India reports single-day spike of over 56,000 COVID cases

As per the data released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), India on March 30 reported single-day spike of 56,211 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. 271 deaths in the same..

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Maharashtra has 9 of 10 districts with most active COVID cases: Centre [Video]

Maharashtra has 9 of 10 districts with most active COVID cases: Centre

While addressing a joint press conference in the national capital on March 24, the secretary of Health and Family Welfare Department in the Health Ministry, Rajesh Bhushan spoke about the top 10..

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India seeing an early trend of decline in new COVID-19 cases despite increased testing

New cases of COVID-19 in India fell to 3.29 lakh after 14 days, taking the infection tally to 2,29,92,517, as per the Health Ministry data on Tuesday.
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Health Ministry revises national admission policy to COVID health facilities - details here

The Health Ministry statement noted that the Chief Secretaries of all states and UTs are required to incorporate the revised policy within three days.
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COVID-19 positive report NOT required for hospital admission: Health Ministry

As per the Union Government directive, no patient will be refused services even if the patient belongs to a different city.
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Health ministry warns against 'misplaced bravery', says 'we may be tired but virus isn't'

Amid a record surge in coronavirus cases, the Health Ministry warned against "misplaced bravery" and stressed on following Covid-appropriate behaviour and treatment guidelines while saying "we may be..
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Implement intensive, local, containment framework to prevent Covid spread: MHA to states

The ministry of home affairs on Monday asked all states, union territories to implement intensive, local and focused containment framework to curb Covid-19 spread. Union home secretary Ajay Bhalla, in..
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India becomes fastest country in world to administer 14 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine: Govt

India has become the fastest country to administer 14 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine in just 99 days, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday. The ministry said that the..
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Centre urges states and UTs to impose restrictions on public observation of festivals

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has advised the states and Union Territories to consider imposing restrictions on public gatherings.
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India reports 46,951 new COVID-19 cases in biggest single-day surge since last year

As per the Health Ministry, India recorded 46,951 new cases of coronavirus infections on Sunday, of which 30,535 cases were reported in Maharashtra.
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400 infected with UK, South African, Brazil Covid-19 mutant in India

Amid surge in Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry on Thursday said that 400 patients have been found to be affected with UK, South Africa and Brazil mutant variants of the coronavirus.
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Six states contribute to 87 per cent of new Covid-19 cases in India

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday said six states in India continue to report an increased number of daily new cases and have contributed 87.25 per cent of the fresh infection in the..
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Fresh guidelines by Health Ministry for international travellers amid new COVID-19 variants scare

Different variants of COVID-19, including the UK, South Africa and Brazil variants have been causing new scare amongst the people.
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India's national recovery rate from Covid-19 now at 97.32 %

India on Tuesday recorded another landmark achievement as the national recovery rate from Covid-19 touched 97.32 per cent, among the highest in the world, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare..
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No new deaths due to Covid reported in 17 states, UTs in India: Health ministry


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India's Covid-19 active caseload dips to 1.41 lakh, recovery rate at 97.27%

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Wednesday informed that India's total active caseload of Covid-19 continues to follow a consistent declining slope as it has dropped to 1,41,511..
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India becomes fastest country to reach 4m Covid-19 vaccination mark

In a significant achievement, India has become the fastest country in the world to reach the 4 million Covid-19 vaccination mark in 18 days, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on..
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India's Covid-19 recovery rate touches 97 per cent

With a consistent rise in cumulative recoveries of coronavirus cases, India's Covid-19 recovery rate has reached 97 per cent, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday, while adding..
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131 more Covid deaths, 13203 cases

India recorded the lowest number of coronavirus fatalities in over eight months with 131 more deaths being recorded, the Health Ministry said on Monday. The Covid-19 caseload rose to 1,06,67,736 with..
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Aviation ministry urges health ministry to prioritise Covid-19 vaccination of airlines, airports employees

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has written to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to consider aviation employees as frontline coronavirus workers and prioritise their Covid-19..
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More than 15 lakh Indians vaccinated in 8 days: Health Ministry

15,37,190 beneficiaries have been administered coronavirus vaccines and over 27,700 vaccine sessions have been held till 6 pm on Saturday, MoHFW said.
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Harsh Vardhan releases posters to address Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday released posters prepared by the Health Ministry to address issues related to Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy. The Union minister urged people to make..
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COVID-19: Health Ministry holds meeting with state/UTs administrators on CoWIN software

During the meeting, the feedback of the States/UTs on the Co-WIN software and its operational use, was discussed in details
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India's coronavirus positivity rate drops to 5.79%, only 2.15% active cases

India's cumulative coronavirus positivity rate has further dropped to 5.79 per cent and there are only 2.15 per cent active cases out of the overall infections, according to the ministry of health and..
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India records 18K fresh Covid cases, 234 deaths

With 18,139 new coronavirus infections and 234 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's overall tally stood at 1,04,13,417, while the death toll touched 1,50,570, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare..
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With 19,557 new Covid-19 recoveries, India tops global chart

With 19,557 fresh recoveries in the last 24 hours, India clocked the highest number of Covid-19 recoveries in the world, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed here on Monday.
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New Year's gift: India sends BCG vaccines to Maldives

The vaccines were procured by India's Ministry of Health and Ministry of External Affairs and coordinated with Maldives High Commission in Delhi.
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3 with UK variant in Karnataka; 3 more in Hyderabad, Pune

At least six of the more than 100 UK returnees who’ve tested Covid-19 positive so far have been found to be infected by the new UK variant, with three of them in Karnataka. According to the ministry..
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India's Covid-19 tally reaches 1,02,24,303 with 16,432 new cases

With 16,432 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, India has reported a total of 1,02,24,303 cases so far, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) informed on Tuesday. As many as 24,900..
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DNA Explainer: How to register for COVID-19 vaccination

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has made it clear that people will have to register first to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
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With 32,981 new cases, India's Covid-19 count reaches 96,77,203

India has recorded 32,981 new Covid-19 infections and 391 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Monday.
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India's Covid-19 active caseload drops to 4.35% of total cases

India's active Covid-19 caseload continued to further dip below the 5 per cent mark to 4.35 per cent on Friday, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed.
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Revised set of guidelines for international travel; here's what you should know

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in India has released a revised set of guidelines for international passengers to control COVID-19 spread.
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COVID-19: India reports 31,118 new cases, 482 deaths in last 24 hours

The recovery rate stands at 93.94 per cent, and the fatality rate is 1.45 as per cent, the Health Ministry said.
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COVID-19: Health Ministry issues fresh guidelines for crowded marketplaces; check details

As per the new guidelines, markets in containment zones will remain closed and only those outside containment zones will be allowed to function.
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COVID-19: With 38,772 new cases, India's tally breaches 94 lakh-mark

India continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Monday.
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With over 10 lakh tests a day, India crosses milestone of 13 crore Covid-19 tests

As many as 10,66,022 samples were tested for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing India's total cumulative tests to 13,06,57,808, the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) said on Saturday...
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India in talks with all Covid vaccine manufacturers, domestic and foreign: Health ministry

A day after Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE announced more than 90 per cent efficacy of their potential vaccine for the coronavirus, the health ministry on Tuesday said the National Expert Group on Vaccine..
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Coronavirus outbreak: India reports 50,357 new cases; tally now over 84.62 lakh

India recorded 50,357 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, taking the overall cases in the country to 84,62,081, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's data on..
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With over 72 lakh recoveries, India has maximum number of recovered Covid-19 patients in world: Health Ministry

India with more than 72 lakh recovered Covid-19 patients has the maximum number of recoveries in the world, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
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Covid-19: India's case fatality rate lowest since March 22 at 1.5%

India's Case Fatality Rate (CFR) of Covid-19 has touched 1.5 per cent, the lowest since March 22 and is continuously declining, said the union ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) here on..
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Unlock 5: Govt moves for graded relaxation in visa, travel restrictions

All such travellers will however have to strictly adhere to the guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare regarding quarantine and other health/COVID-19 matters.
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India's active Covid-19 cases fall below 10% since last 3 days: MoHFW

Active cases of Covid-19 in India have fallen below 10 per cent while the positivity rate of the disease was reported below 5 per cent in the last three days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare..
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With spike of 55,838 cases, India's Covid-19 tally crosses 77-lakh mark

With a spike of 55,838 new Covid-19 cases and 702 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's Covid-19 count crossed 77-lakh mark and reached 77,06,946 on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health and..
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India's active Covid-19 cases below 7.5 lakh mark for second day in a row

With a spike of 54,044 new Covid-19 cases and 717 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's Covid-19 count crossed the 76-lakh mark and reached 76,51,108 on Wednesday, according to the ministry of health..
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With 54,044 new Covid-19 cases, India's coronavirus tally crosses 76-lakh mark

As per the MoHFW, the Covid-19 count includes 7,40,090 active cases and 67,95,103 cured/discharged/migrated cases. With 717 deaths in the last 24 hours, the total death count due to the disease has..
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan admits to COVID-19 community transmission after months of denial

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, as many as 61,871 new COVID-19 cases and 1033 deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours.
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Active caseload only 10.7 per cent of total Covid-19 cases: Health Ministry


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Covid-19 caseload in India rises to 73,70,468

India's Covid-19 caseload rose to 73,70,468 with 63,371 new infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 64 lakh pushing the recovery..
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COVID-19: India's single-day spike drops to 55,342 as tally approaches 72 lakh

With a spike of 55,342 new cases and 706 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count reached 71,75,881 on Tuesday, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
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Over 75,000 people recovering from Covid-19 daily in India: MoHFW

With over 75,000 people recovering from Covid-19 every day in India, the country's recoveries are 6.3 times more than active cases of coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare..
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Festive events only outside containment zones: Health Ministry issues guidelines for festivals

The Health Ministry on Tuesday issued SOPs on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 during ensuing festivities and urged people in containment zones to celebrate festivals at their..
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