Coronavirus Update News
The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.29 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 0.26 per cent, according to the health ministry.
The last 24 hours saw a total of 6,20,251 COVID-19 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 78.69 crore cumulative tests
Shanghai authorities have called for calm as worried citizens swamped online grocery platforms to stock up on food over fears of impending lockdowns
Why manufacturing licence of Remdesivir was not given to pharmaceutical PSUs, asks Parliamentary panel
Since Remdesivir has been included in the National Treatment Protocol as an optional drug in curing critical coronavirus patients, the committee recommended that the Centre conduct scientific studies to check the efficacy of the drug and asked it to explore possibilities to manufacture COVID essential drugs by PSUs under it
States and UTs have been advised to review programme coverage and vaccine wastage on a daily basis and redistribute the vaccine stock for their optimal utilisation
Presently, the second dose of Covishield is given between 12-16 weeks after the first dose under the National COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy.
The government has urged the apex court to determine a deadline before which the claimants of persons who died can approach authorities raising their claims.
The vaccination against COVID-19 in this age group started on Wednesday with Biological E's intramuscular vaccine, two doses of which are to be administered 28 days apart
The active cases constitute 0.07 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.73 per cent, the health ministry said.
For the first time, since May 2020, the number of active coronavirus cases in the country is below the 50,000 mark
The active cases comprise 0.52 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.28 per cent
Centre revises COVID-19 rules for international flyers; no mandatory 7-day home quarantine, ‘at risk’ nations category removed
The new guidelines issued by the health ministry will come into effect from 14 February
PM Modi in Rajya Sabha: 'If there was no Congress there would be no Emergency, no caste politics, Sikh massacre, or problems for Kashmiri Pandits'
As Modi continued his attack on the Congress, its MPs walked out of the Rajya Sabha with Mallikarjun Kharge saying, instead of speaking on the President's Address he accused the Congress
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 15.52 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was 17.17 per cent, according to the health ministry.
Omicron News Updates: Schools across Maharashtra to reopen for all classes from 24 Jan, says Varsha Gaikwad
Omicron News LIVE Updates: The decision comes in the wake of cases rising across the state, 43,697 cases on Wednesday, and ebbing in the city of Mumbai
Omicron News LIVE Updates: Govt panel recommends market approval for Covaxin, Covishield but with conditions
Omicron News LIVE Updates: The recommendations will be sent to the Drugs Controller General of India for final approval. Covishield and Covaxin were granted emergency use authorisation on 3 January, 2021
India likely to witness Omicron peak by February-end; to be less severe than second wave, says COVID-19 supermodel panel
Members of the panel also added that the Omicron-driven spike in COVID-19 cases in UK is irrelevant to India as the former has low sero-positivity and uses mostly mRNA vaccines that seem to offer protection only for a short duration
The medical body also urged the government to announce 'additional' doses of the jab for healthcare, frontline workers and immunocompromised individuals.
In Karnataka, 59 students and 10 staff at the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Chikkamagaluru district have tested positive