Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan chaired a meeting with Department of Biotechnology and reviewed the good work done related to COVID-19 by Department and the autonomous institution BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council).
During the meeting, the Health Minister also dedicated to the nation the largest network of 5 dedicated COVID-19 Biorepositories established by Department of Biotechnology in record time.
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on July 31 virtually chaired a meeting with Group of Ministers on COVID-19 situation. The meeting review the current status and the actions for the management of COVID-19 situation in the country. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri were also present. Health Minister informed that the recovery rate has improved to 64.54% and doubling rate stand at 21 days as of now.
The British government has procured "millions" of two separate coronavirus tests. These tests can detect not only coronavirus but other viruses common in autumn, winter, and spring. Millions of new rapid coronavirus tests will provide on-the-spot results in under 90 minutes. This will help break chains of transmission quickly, according to reports at CNN. The department has said that the tests "will hugely increase testing capacity ahead of winter.
Gwinnett County Public Schools is the largest school district in Georgia, reports HuffPost. Some 260 of their employees have either tested positive or been exposed to COVID-19. Those people will be quarantined ahead of the start of the fall semester next week. The district intends to offer all-digital classes with both prerecorded and live components. However, staff members were still required to come to work and began preplanning activities in-person.
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan lauded PM Modi's leadership in India' fight against Covid-19 pandemic. He said that PM Modi personally monitored the steps that were taken to curb the spread of Covid. He..
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Union Health Minister of India, Dr Harsh Vardhan briefed about coronavirus situation in India during Shanghai Cooperation Organization member virtual meet on July 24. He informed, more than 15 million..