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Over 4.36 crore unutilised Covid-19 vaccine doses still available with states, UTs: CentreMore than 4.36 crore balance and unutilised Covid-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and union territories to be administered, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on..
Over 63 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India so far: CentreIndia has administered over 63 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses so far, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday. As many as 73,85,866 Covid vaccine doses have been administered in..
COVID-19: Centre asks states, UTs to ensure safety of healthcare workersOn April 22, the Union Ministry of Health amended the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 providing protection to health care personnel and their property.
'Centre has given over 27 crores Covid vaccine doses to states, UTs'The Centre has provided more than 27 crores Covid vaccine doses to the states and Union Territories so far, the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) informed on Wednesday. According to the..
Fact Check: No newborn calf serum in Covaxin, Health Ministry and Bharat Biotech confirmThe final vaccine does not contain newborn calf serum at all as the calf serum is not an ingredient of the final vaccine product, Health Ministry said
Centre to provide over 10 lakh vaccine doses to states, UTs in next 3 daysThe central government will provide more than 10 lakh vaccine doses to states and Union Territories in the next three days, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. "10,81,300..
COVID-19: India's daily cases below 1 lakh for first time in 66 days, death toll lowestHealth Ministry data reveals 1,82,282 patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to 2,73,41,462.
COVID-19: India's recovery rate currently stands at 93.1%, 377 districts have less than 5% positivity rateAs per Health Ministry, there is an almost 68% decline in COVID-19 cases since the peak on May 7. 377 districts have less than a 5% positivity rate.
India's cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 20 crore markIndia achieved a significant landmark in its ongoing Covid-19 vaccination drive as the cumulative number ofcoronavirus vaccines administered surpassed 20 crore mark on Wednesday, according to the Union..
Centre enables on-site registration, appointment for 18-44 age group for Covid-19 vaccineThe feature for on-site registration and appointment is now being enabled for the 18-44 years age group on CoWIN, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Monday. However, the feature is..
India touches grim milestone of over 3 lakh total deaths from COVID-19, becomes 3rd country to hit the markOn Sunday, the MOHFW also informed that the daily coronavirus positivity rate has declined to 11.34 percent.
NHRC asks health ministry to act immediately over black fungus deathsThe National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to take appropriate action and submit Action Taken Report (ATR) over black fungus..
India conducts over 20 lakh Covid tests in 24 hours; positivity rate dropped to 13.31%More than 20 lakh Covid-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, the highest ever tests conducted in a single day in India, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Monday.
India seeing an early trend of decline in new COVID-19 cases despite increased testingNew 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.
Health Ministry revises national admission policy to COVID health facilities - details hereThe Health Ministry statement noted that the Chief Secretaries of all states and UTs are required to incorporate the revised policy within three days.
COVID-19 positive report NOT required for hospital admission: Health MinistryAs per the Union Government directive, no patient will be refused services even if the patient belongs to a different city.
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..
Implement intensive, local, containment framework to prevent Covid spread: MHA to statesThe 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..
India becomes fastest country in world to administer 14 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine: GovtIndia 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..
Centre urges states and UTs to impose restrictions on public observation of festivalsThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has advised the states and Union Territories to consider imposing restrictions on public gatherings.
India reports 46,951 new COVID-19 cases in biggest single-day surge since last yearAs per the Health Ministry, India recorded 46,951 new cases of coronavirus infections on Sunday, of which 30,535 cases were reported in Maharashtra.
400 infected with UK, South African, Brazil Covid-19 mutant in IndiaAmid 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.
Six states contribute to 87 per cent of new Covid-19 cases in IndiaThe 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..
Fresh guidelines by Health Ministry for international travellers amid new COVID-19 variants scareDifferent variants of COVID-19, including the UK, South Africa and Brazil variants have been causing new scare amongst the people.
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..
No new deaths due to Covid reported in 17 states, UTs in India: Health ministry
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..
India becomes fastest country to reach 4m Covid-19 vaccination markIn 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..
India's Covid-19 recovery rate touches 97 per centWith 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..
131 more Covid deaths, 13203 casesIndia 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..
Aviation ministry urges health ministry to prioritise Covid-19 vaccination of airlines, airports employeesThe 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..
More than 15 lakh Indians vaccinated in 8 days: Health Ministry15,37,190 beneficiaries have been administered coronavirus vaccines and over 27,700 vaccine sessions have been held till 6 pm on Saturday, MoHFW said.
Harsh Vardhan releases posters to address Covid-19 vaccine hesitancyUnion 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..
COVID-19: Health Ministry holds meeting with state/UTs administrators on CoWIN softwareDuring the meeting, the feedback of the States/UTs on the Co-WIN software and its operational use, was discussed in details
India's coronavirus positivity rate drops to 5.79%, only 2.15% active casesIndia'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..
India records 18K fresh Covid cases, 234 deathsWith 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..
With 19,557 new Covid-19 recoveries, India tops global chartWith 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.
New Year's gift: India sends BCG vaccines to MaldivesThe vaccines were procured by India's Ministry of Health and Ministry of External Affairs and coordinated with Maldives High Commission in Delhi.
3 with UK variant in Karnataka; 3 more in Hyderabad, PuneAt 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..
India's Covid-19 tally reaches 1,02,24,303 with 16,432 new casesWith 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..
DNA Explainer: How to register for COVID-19 vaccinationThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has made it clear that people will have to register first to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
With 32,981 new cases, India's Covid-19 count reaches 96,77,203India 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.
India's Covid-19 active caseload drops to 4.35% of total casesIndia'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.
Revised set of guidelines for international travel; here's what you should knowThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in India has released a revised set of guidelines for international passengers to control COVID-19 spread.
COVID-19: India reports 31,118 new cases, 482 deaths in last 24 hoursThe recovery rate stands at 93.94 per cent, and the fatality rate is 1.45 as per cent, the Health Ministry said.
COVID-19: Health Ministry issues fresh guidelines for crowded marketplaces; check detailsAs per the new guidelines, markets in containment zones will remain closed and only those outside containment zones will be allowed to function.
COVID-19: With 38,772 new cases, India's tally breaches 94 lakh-markIndia continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Monday.
With over 10 lakh tests a day, India crosses milestone of 13 crore Covid-19 testsAs 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...
India in talks with all Covid vaccine manufacturers, domestic and foreign: Health ministryA 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..
Coronavirus outbreak: India reports 50,357 new cases; tally now over 84.62 lakhIndia 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..