In October 2020, Mumbai appeared to show the future pathway — and potential end-point — for the COVID-19 pandemic. That certainty has been irreparably dented
Speaking at the Jaipur LitFest, Randeep Guleria said that no sero-surveys conducted so far have suggested that India is anywhere near achieving herd immunity
COVID-19 'upsurge' recorded in five states, Kerala and Maharashtra account for 75.87% active cases, says Centre
The ministry said 18 states/UTs have not reported any COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours
The Union Health Minister added that India had successfully curbed the number of cases per million population despite many constraints
Simultaneously, scientists have identified several variants in India, including some that have been blamed for causing reinfection.
Over 19.5L COVID-19 vaccinations, 348 AEFIs so far; Delhi heading to 'herd immunity', suggests sero-survey
India recorded the lowest number of coronavirus fatalities in over eight months, with 131 deaths being reported on Monday, the health ministry said
Meanwhile, five people died in a fire that broke out in a facility of the Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune's Manjari area. SII is manufacturing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, 'Covishield'
Monday, which was the third day of the inoculation drive in the country, also saw a record dip in the number of COVID-19 deaths
COVID-19 vaccination: 447 recipients across India suffer adverse events post inoculation; how AEFI is tracked, reported
With COVID-19 making the immunisation of adults necessary, the Centre has involved cardiologists, neurologists, general physicians, and pulmonologists in the AEFI committees at national, state, and district levels
Over 1.91 lakh healthcare, sanitary workers get COVID-19 vaccine jabs; no cases of post-vaccination hospitalisation, says Centre
The Union health ministry that the programme had been a "success" as no cases of post-vaccination hospitalisation had been reported as of 7 pm on Saturday
COVID-19 vaccination drive set to begin today; will be 'beginning of end' of pandemic, says Harsh Vardhan
On the eve of the vaccine rollout, Harsh Vardhan reviewed the preparations and visited the dedicated COVID -19 control room set up in premises of the health ministry
In view of the global COVID-19 situation, the Centre has decided not to have a foreign dignitary present at the Republic Day celebrations this year. It will be for the first time in over five decades that there will be no chief guest at the Republic Day parade
Centre buys 11 mn doses of Covishield; Narendra Modi calls COVID-19 vaccines made in India 'most cost-effective'
The country also recorded the lowest daily spike in cases and deaths in nearly eight months, the Union health ministry said on Monday
Coronavirus News Updates: Bharat Biotech says Bhopal volunteer who died 10 days after trial jab was 'healthy' in follow-ups
Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: A 42-year-old volunteer from Bhopal died nearly ten days after he participated in the clinical trial for Covaxin; poisoning is suspected but officials said that the exact cause of the death will be known after viscera test
Second dry run for COVID-19 vaccination drive held in over 700 districts; Delhi govt issues SOPs for UK returnees
The number of people who have tested positive for the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 has climbed to 82 in India, the Centre said; the number of such people stood at 73 till 6 January
Covaxin trials conducted with '200% honesty', says Bharat Biotech MD; new COVID-19 cases under 20,000 for 3rd day
The global efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 got a boost in the UK, as it became the first country to administer a vaccine against the virus
Harsh Vardhan hails clearance for COVID-19 vaccines as 'watershed moment'; Congress questions 'premature' nod to COVAXIN
India's drugs regulator on Sunday also approved the Oxford University-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield', manufactured by the Serum Institute for restricted emergency use in the country, paving the way for a massive inoculation drive
SEC recommends Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN for emergency use as India tests its vaccine delivery system
The recommendation for Bharat Biotech's vaccine came a day after the COVID-19 expert panel cleared the Serum Institute of India's emergency use authorisation application for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine 'Covishield'
Coronavirus News Updates: Travellers who arrived in Nagaland after 20 Dec to undergo COVID-19 test, says state govt
Coronavirus News Updates: Nagaland recorded 14 new cases on Monday, taking its caseload to 11,911. The govt is implementing measures to prevent the spread of new COVID-19 strain that has been detected in the UK
COVID-19 vaccine distribution dry runs set to begin in four states; India records lowest daily cases since July
The exercise will include data entry on Co-WIN, an online platform for monitoring of vaccine delivery; testing receipt and allocation; deployment of team members; mock drill of session sites with test beneficiaries, the Union health ministry said