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‘In dialogue with all vaccine manufacturers,’ govt on Pfizer’s successful trial

‘In dialogue with all vaccine manufacturers,’ govt on Pfizer’s successful trial

🕔06:19, 11.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 11  : The union health ministry revealed on Tuesday that the Centre is in dialogue with all vaccine manufacturers including foreign manufacturers about a Coronavirus vaccine. The ministry revealed it in a press conference when asked whether

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India’s Covid cases doubling in over 70 days

India’s Covid cases doubling in over 70 days

🕔14:46, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said the country’s doubling time of Covid-19 cases has sharply increased to 70.4 days from 25.5 days in mid-August, which is nearly thrice the time being taken earlier. “This indicates

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Recorded devotional songs to replace singing groups in festival season

Recorded devotional songs to replace singing groups in festival season

🕔07:35, 7.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 7  The Health Ministry on Tuesday issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 during festivities including a detailed site plan and regulation of crowds. As per the norms, feasible recorded devotional

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Health Ministry guidelines: No festive events in containment zones

Health Ministry guidelines: No festive events in containment zones

🕔18:05, 6.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 6  : The Health Ministry on Tuesday issued the standard operating procedures (SOP) on preventive measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus during ensuing festivities and urged people in containment zones, and vulnerable populations to celebrate festivals

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Health Ministry launches portal for info on vaccine, clinical trials

Health Ministry launches portal for info on vaccine, clinical trials

🕔07:46, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  : The Union Health Ministry on Monday launched a portal which will provide information related to vaccine development, ongoing clinical trials and progress made in this area locally and globally at regular intervals. While emphasising on

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No shortage of medical oxygen for Covid patients: Health Ministry

No shortage of medical oxygen for Covid patients: Health Ministry

🕔17:52, 15.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 15  The Health Ministry on Tuesday clarified that there is no dearth of medical oxygen in the country, in wake of reports about its scarcity, and in fact, there is a surplus of thousands of metric tonnes.

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Centre issues new guidelines for exams in times of Covid-19

Centre issues new guidelines for exams in times of Covid-19

🕔08:03, 11.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 11  : The Health Ministry on Thursday issued fresh standard operating procedures to conduct examinations amidst the coronavirus pandemic, which involves following precautionary measures. “Examination centres are frequented by a large number of students, as well as

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Parliamentary panel on health to discuss Covid pandemic on Monday

Parliamentary panel on health to discuss Covid pandemic on Monday

🕔07:43, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  With India continuing to see a surge in Covid-19 cases amid ‘Unlock 4’, the parliamentary standing committee on health is meeting on Monday to discuss the pandemic, and measures to deal with it. According to the

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India records highest 1-day spike of 83,883 Covid-19 cases

India records highest 1-day spike of 83,883 Covid-19 cases

🕔11:17, 3.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 3  With 83,883 fresh coronavirus infections in 24 hours, India’s tally mounted to 3,853,406 on Thursday, while the death toll climbed to 67,376 with 1,043 more fatalities, said the Health Ministry. Out of total confirmed cases, 8,15,538

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Harsh Vardhan inaugurated trauma centre in Karnataka

Harsh Vardhan inaugurated trauma centre in Karnataka

🕔09:20, 1.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sept 01  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday remembered former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and former Health Minister Sushma Swaraj after inaugurating a super speciality trauma centre in Karnataka. Reminiscing late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s

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India again breaches 78K-mark, tally mounts to 36L

India again breaches 78K-mark, tally mounts to 36L

🕔11:09, 31.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 31 India recorded 78,512 fresh Coronavirus cases in the past 24-hours continuing its unabated surge of highest daily infections as the national tally mounted to 3,621,245, revealed Health Ministry data on Monday. With 971 more deaths, the toll

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All MPs attending Monsoon Session to undergo Covid-19 test

All MPs attending Monsoon Session to undergo Covid-19 test

🕔07:01, 29.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 29  With just days to go for the Parliament’s Monsoon Session, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday held a meeting with officials of the Health Ministry, AIIMS, DRDO, and other agencies to give a final shape

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India’s Covid tally crosses 32L, toll nears 59.5K

India’s Covid tally crosses 32L, toll nears 59.5K

🕔11:46, 26.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 26  With 67,151 fresh coronavirus infections in 24 hours, India’s tally mounted to 32,34,474 on Wednesday, while the death toll climbed to 59,449 with 1,059 more fatalities, said the Health Ministry. The actual caseload is the active

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India records 61K new corona cases, tally crosses 31L

India records 61K new corona cases, tally crosses 31L

🕔11:48, 24.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 24 With 61,407 fresh Coronavirus infections in 24 hours, India’s tally mounted to 31,06,348 on Monday, while the death toll climbed to 57,542 with 836 more fatalities, said the Health Ministry. Recoveries have crossed the 23-lakh mark and

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India’s Covid tally crosses 29L-mark, toll nears 55K

India’s Covid tally crosses 29L-mark, toll nears 55K

🕔11:21, 21.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 21  With 68,898 new Coronavirus infections in 24 hours, India tally mounted to 2,905,823 on Friday, while the death toll climbed to 54,849 with 983 more fatalities, said the Health Ministry. Out of the total cases, recoveries

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Health Ministry official Lav Agarwal tests Covid-19 positive

Health Ministry official Lav Agarwal tests Covid-19 positive

🕔07:39, 15.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 15  Health Ministry’s Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal, who was the face of the Covid-19 press briefing at the start of the pandemic’s outbreak, has tested positive for the viral disease, an official said on Friday. A top-ranking

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Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

Over 70% Covid patients recover in India: Govt

🕔17:19, 12.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 12  The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said that the country’s recovery rate has soared past 70 per cent due to successful implementation of an effective containment strategy, and aggressive and comprehensive testing coupled with standardised clinical

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Only 0.27% COVID patients on ventilators till August 3: Govt

Only 0.27% COVID patients on ventilators till August 3: Govt

🕔19:13, 4.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 4  The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that as many as 18,000 ventilators have been supplied to hospitals across the country till now and that only 0.27 percent of coronavirus patients are on them. Addressing a

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Over 52K Covid cases for the first time in 24 hrs in India

Over 52K Covid cases for the first time in 24 hrs in India

🕔11:46, 30.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 30 A total of 52,123 cases of Covid infection across India was reported in the last 24 hours, stated the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday pointing out that more than 70 per cent of

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Cabinet Secy takes stock of 9 states with high COVID cases

Cabinet Secy takes stock of 9 states with high COVID cases

🕔08:19, 25.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 25 The Centre advised Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal & Assam to urgently ramp up testing, strictly implement containment plan and augment health infrastructure, during an interaction with the states that

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