According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, three Indian COVID-19 vaccines are in different phases of clinical testing at present
Despite 78% of rural India finding no work in lockdown, survey shows 74% backs Modi govt in COVID-19 fight
Additionally, more than 68% rural Indians faced 'high' to 'very high' monetary difficulties during lockdown, the survey conducted by Gaon Connection and Centre for the Study of Developing Societies found
While the US has tested close to 65 million people for COVID-19, India would be second with 11 million tests, claimed the US president
Maharashtra, with 1,46,268 active COVID-19 cases and 3,05,521 recovered patients, continues to be the worst affected state
Apart from this, Soumya Swaminathan added that so far 28 COVID-19 vaccine candidates across the world are under clinical trial
At least 779 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported in the country in the past 24 hours, taking the toll to 35,747
The grant will be used to procure thermal scanners and essential commodities to strengthen India's COVID-19 response, said the funding agency
Seven-day paid institutional quarantine for international passengers staying in Delhi-NCR, says airport authority
Those arriving by international flight at the Delhi Airport will have to undergo a secondary screening at Delhi Government facility after which they will be allowed to proceed to the approved quarantine location.
Coronavirus Updates: Weekend lockdown to be imposed in Jammu from 24 July; J&K reports 701 new cases
Coronavirus Updates: Jammu will be under lockdown from 6pm on all Fridays till 6 am on all Mondays and people will be allowed to step out only for medical emergencies, said an order.
Coronavirus Updates: AIIMS panel gives nod for human clinical trials of indigenous vaccine candidate COVAXIN
Coronavirus Updates: The premier hospital is likely to begin the exercise by enrolling healthy volunteers from Monday.
Maharashtra, the state most ravaged by the coronavirus, has registered a total of 2,84,281 COVID-19 cases and 11,194 fatalities
IMA issues red alert for healthcare professionals after 99 doctors succumb to COVID-19, 1,302 infected
As per the IMA, a feedback system from the doctors, employees and public needs to be in place. Cleaning and sanitising protocols should be meticulously adhered to.
Drugs Controller General of India approved monoclonal antibody injection Itolizumab for limited use to treat moderate to severe cases of COVID-19.
Cipla India business chief executive officer Nikhil Chopra said that the company was launching Cipremi commercially on Wednesday and aims to supply over 80,000 vials within the first month, but did not give details on pricing.
Health ministry allows home isolation for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, bars elderly with comorbidities
According to the revised COVID-19 norms, the health ministry has made allowances for asymptomatic patients to quarantine at home as long as they have the requisite self-isolation facilities.
Coronavirus outbreak: India records 507 deaths in single day, 18,653 new infections; recovery rate at 59.43%
This is the fifth consecutive day that coronavirus infections have increased by more than 18,000. The country has seen a surge of 3,94,958 infections from 1 June till date.
Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay to go completely online next semester, other IITs likely to follow suit
Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay will go completely online next semester in view of the COVID-19 pandemic so there is no “compromise on the safety and well being” of students, its director said on Thursday.
IIT Bombay becomes first major institute to scrap classroom lectures amid COVID-19 pandemic, next semester to begin in online mode
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay or IIT Bombay has become the first major institute to do away with all face-to-face lectures for the rest of the year amid a spike in COVID-19 cases across the country.
Health ministry allows use of HCQ in early stages of COVID-19, Remdesivir in moderate patients as infections climb over 3.2 lakh
The government came out with a revised treatment protocol to deal with COVID-19, allowing use of antiviral drug Remdesivir in moderate cases and hydroxychloroquine in patients during the early course of the disease
IP University extends last date for submission of application till 30 June; corrections can be made from 1 to 3 July
The Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (IP University) has once again extended the last date for submission of online application form for all courses from 10 June to 30 June. The deadline has been pushed back in view of the coronavirus pandemic.