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‘Har Ghar Dastak 2.0’ campaign begins to expedite vaccination coverage

‘Har Ghar Dastak 2.0’ campaign begins to expedite vaccination coverage

🕔18:45, 1.Jun 2022

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) ‘Har Ghar Dastak campaign 2.0’ to accelerate the pace and coverage of Covid vaccination across states and UTs began on Wednesday. The states and UTs have been advised to give an intensive push towards full Covid

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Modi highlights traditional medicine’s role in fighting Covid

Modi highlights traditional medicine’s role in fighting Covid

🕔11:32, 13.May 2022

India is using its traditional medicines to back up the fight against Covid-19 even as the country has vaccinated nearly 90 per cent of its adult population against the disease, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi. New York, May 13 (IANS) India

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World lost nearly 1.5 crore excess lives due to Covid: WHO

World lost nearly 1.5 crore excess lives due to Covid: WHO

🕔07:05, 6.May 2022

Worldwide about 1.49 crore excess lives were lost due to Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, new estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Thursday. Geneva, May 6 (IANS) Worldwide about 1.49 crore excess lives were lost due to

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Centre writes to 5 states over rising Covid cases

Centre writes to 5 states over rising Covid cases

🕔06:48, 20.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday wrote to five states with higher contribution to country’s Covid caseload and a higher positivity rate. “These are few states which are reporting a higher contribution to India’s caseload and a higher

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Delhi’s daily Covid tally rises to 517, positivity rate at 4.21%

Delhi’s daily Covid tally rises to 517, positivity rate at 4.21%

🕔10:38, 18.Apr 2022

Delhi on Sunday reported 517 fresh Covid infections in last 24 hours as against 461 cases reported on previous day, but there were no new deaths, according to the Health Department bulletin. New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhi on Sunday reported

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‘India concerned with methodology for mortality’: health ministry WHO Covid report

‘India concerned with methodology for mortality’: health ministry WHO Covid report

🕔16:17, 17.Apr 2022

India has shared its concerns with the methodology along with other member states through a series of formal communications, including six letters issued to the World Health Organisation, the Union Health Ministry said. New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India has shared

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44 children in Noida tested positive for Covid in last 7 days: CMO

44 children in Noida tested positive for Covid in last 7 days: CMO

🕔19:44, 15.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) As many as 44 children have tested positive for Covid-19 in Noida in the last seven days, Chief Medical Officer Dr Sunil Kumar Sharma said on Friday. Taking to IANS, Dr Sharma said that out of

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Delhi govt to issue Covid guidelines for schools amid rising cases

Delhi govt to issue Covid guidelines for schools amid rising cases

🕔17:05, 14.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Delhi government will issue Covid guidelines for schools amid steady rise in the fresh Covid infections, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday A general Covid guideline will be issued for schools, Sisodia, who also

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Bharat Biotech upgrading facilities as WHO suspends Covaxin supplies

Bharat Biotech upgrading facilities as WHO suspends Covaxin supplies

🕔07:31, 4.Apr 2022

After the World Health Organisation (WHO) suspended the supply of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine under the United Nations (UN) procurement after an inspection last month, the company has said it is working on upgrades to ensure that the production of

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Which countries are seeing a rise in Covid cases ?

Which countries are seeing a rise in Covid cases ?

🕔19:50, 3.Apr 2022

Covid is quietly making a mark with the potential to take the world again by a storm, even as many countries have eased restrictions-related to Covid and reduced testing and surveillance. New Delhi, April 3 Covid is quietly making a

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Over 1cr vax doses administered to 12-14 age group: Govt

Over 1cr vax doses administered to 12-14 age group: Govt

🕔07:08, 26.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) More than 1 crore vaccine doses have been administered to those in the 12-14 years age group since the beginning of the drive, the Union Health Ministry on Friday. With over 25 lakh vaccine doses administered

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Allow activities with risk assessment-based approach, Centre to states

Allow activities with risk assessment-based approach, Centre to states

🕔09:40, 24.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Amid declining Covid cases nationwide, the Centre on Wednesday asked states to follow a risk assessment-based approach in the opening of economic and social activities. In a letter to all states and UTs, Union Health Secretary

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Defence recruitment restricted due to Covid pandemic: MoS Ajay Bhatt

Defence recruitment restricted due to Covid pandemic: MoS Ajay Bhatt

🕔14:58, 21.Mar 2022

Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt on Monday informed the Rajya Sabha that the recruitment in the defence forces has not been stopped but restricted owing to the Covid pandemic. New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence

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Reduce Covishield dose gap to 8-16 weeks, recommends panel

Reduce Covishield dose gap to 8-16 weeks, recommends panel

🕔06:10, 21.Mar 2022

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) has recommended reducing the gap between the first and second dose of Covid vaccine Covishield to 8 to 16 weeks in view of ongoing Omicron pandemic, said a source on Sunday. New

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Vaccination for 12-14 years age group to begin Wednesday: Centre

Vaccination for 12-14 years age group to begin Wednesday: Centre

🕔16:25, 15.Mar 2022

The Covid-19 vaccination for all beneficiaries in the 12-14 age group will begin from Wednesday, National Vaccination Day, at all government Covid vaccination centres. The vaccine to be administered would be Corbevax, manufactured by Biological E. Limited, Hyderabad, said Rajesh

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Maldives President thanks India for support during pandemic

Maldives President thanks India for support during pandemic

🕔14:40, 15.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has thanked India for providing support to his country during the last two years of pandemic. In a statement issued by the President’s Office on Sunday, he said: “I also wish

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Ex-US President Barack Obama tests Covid positive

Ex-US President Barack Obama tests Covid positive

🕔11:50, 14.Mar 2022

Washington, March 14 (IANS) Former US President Barack Obama said that he has tested positive for Covid-19. “I’ve had a scratchy throat for a couple days, but am feeling fine otherwise,” Obama tweeted on Sunday, Xinhua news agency reported. He also

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PM Modi wishes Obama quick recovery from Covid

PM Modi wishes Obama quick recovery from Covid

🕔11:45, 14.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wished former US President Barack Obama a quick recovery from Covid-19. In a tweet on Sunday night, Obama said: “I just tested positive for Covid. I’ve had a scratchy throat

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Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’: WHO

Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’: WHO

🕔18:36, 10.Mar 2022

The last two years of Covid-19 infection has seen more than 500 million cases and over six million deaths globally, yet the pandemic is “far from over”, warned the World Health Organisation even as several countries have eased restrictions and

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Omicron dents India’s domestic air passenger traffic growth in Jan

Omicron dents India’s domestic air passenger traffic growth in Jan

🕔18:29, 10.Mar 2022

Covid’s third wave triggered by the Omicron variant pulled down India’s domestic air passenger traffic growth in January 2022 on a year-on-year basis. New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Covid’s third wave triggered by the Omicron variant pulled down India’s domestic air

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