Covid 19 Outbreak In India

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Decision on COVID-19 vaccination for children, booster doses to be taken after expert advice, says Mansukh Mandaviya
India

Decision on COVID-19 vaccination for children, booster doses to be taken after expert advice, says Mansukh Mandaviya

A decision on booster dose and COVID-19 jabs for children will be taken on the basis of scientific guidance from experts, the health minister said on Friday

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin likely to receive WHO nod for Emergency Use Listing this month: Health experts
India

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin likely to receive WHO nod for Emergency Use Listing this month: Health experts

WHO's Strategic Advisory Group of Expert on Immunization will be conducting a meeting on 5 October regarding EUL to Covaxin

India adds 39,742 new COVID-19 cases, 535 deaths in 24 hrs; active caseload drops to 4.08 lakh
India

India adds 39,742 new COVID-19 cases, 535 deaths in 24 hrs; active caseload drops to 4.08 lakh

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.31 percent. It has been less than 3 percent for 34 consecutive days, the health ministry said, adding the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.24 percent

Black Fungus: India receives 50,000 Amphotericin-B vials from US pharma firms
India

Black Fungus: India receives 50,000 Amphotericin-B vials from US pharma firms

US-based pharma firms like Gilead Sciences and Mylan have sent 50,000 vials of anti-black fungus medicine, said MoS for Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh L Mandaviya on Friday

WHO reminds Serum Insititute of COVAX commitments amid soaring demand in India
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WHO reminds Serum Insititute of COVAX commitments amid soaring demand in India

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there is already a shortfall of 190 million doses to COVAX by the end of June

Centre to supply over 1.9 cr free COVID-19 vaccines to states and UTs in May, says health ministry
India

Centre to supply over 1.9 cr free COVID-19 vaccines to states and UTs in May, says health ministry

The 1.92.crore doses include 1.63 crore Covishield doses and 29.49 lakh Covaxin doses. In the previous fortnight, Centre has already provided more than 1.7 crore vaccine doses to states/UTs, free of charge, the health ministry said

India must impose lockdown for few weeks to break chain of COVID-19 transmission, says Anthony Fauci
India

India must impose lockdown for few weeks to break chain of COVID-19 transmission, says Anthony Fauci

Top US public health expert also recommended taking the help of the armed forces to immediately build makeshift field hospitals

With 3.14 lakh new COVID-19 cases, India records world's highest daily surge
India

With 3.14 lakh new COVID-19 cases, India records world's highest daily surge

The COVID-19 toll in the country increased to 1,84,657 on Thursday with a record 2,104 new fatalities, said the health ministry

Bharat Biotech receives order for additional 45 lakh vaccine doses of Covaxin from govt
Health

Bharat Biotech receives order for additional 45 lakh vaccine doses of Covaxin from govt

Of the 45 lakh doses, over 8 lakh will be supplied to countries such as Mauritius, Philippines and Myanmar, free of cost as a goodwill gesture

India's daily COVID-19 cases drop to 10,064, lowest in nearly 8 months; tally over 1.05 cr
Health

India's daily COVID-19 cases drop to 10,064, lowest in nearly 8 months; tally over 1.05 cr

The country's COVID-19 toll increased to 1,52,556 as 137 fatalities, the lowest in around eight months, were recorded in a span of 24 hours, the health ministry said

Lakshadweep reports first COVID-19 case nearly a year after pandemic hit India
Health

Lakshadweep reports first COVID-19 case nearly a year after pandemic hit India

The case was reported two weeks after the Lakshadweep administration revised SOPs by doing away with mandatory quarantine guidelines for those arriving from Kochi

Coronavirus outbreak: 46,232 new infections take India's tally to 90.50 lakh; toll rises to 1,32,726
India

Coronavirus outbreak: 46,232 new infections take India's tally to 90.50 lakh; toll rises to 1,32,726

The number of active cases remained below five lakh for the eleventh consecutive day. There are presently 4,39,747 active cases of coronavirus in the country

India's COVID-19 caseload over 68 lakh after 78,524 more test positive in past 24 hrs; recovery rate at 85.3%
India

India's COVID-19 caseload over 68 lakh after 78,524 more test positive in past 24 hrs; recovery rate at 85.3%

The COVID-19 toll climbed to 1,05,526 on Thursday with 971 people succumbing to the viral infection. The fatality rate stands at 1.54%

Parliamentary panel suggests continuation of virtual courts in post-COVID period, says digital justice 'cheaper and faster'
India

Parliamentary panel suggests continuation of virtual courts in post-COVID period, says digital justice 'cheaper and faster'

Virtual courts expedite processes and procedures and are an improvement over traditional courts as they are more affordable, the panel said

NEET, JEE exams to go as per schedule; SC rejects six state's plea to review 17 Aug order
India

NEET, JEE exams to go as per schedule; SC rejects six state's plea to review 17 Aug order

Hearing the matter in-chamber, a Supreme Court bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari said the plea filed by ministers of six Opposition-ruled states "does not merit reconsideration"

NEET, JEE 2020 Exams News Updates: 'Plea has no merit', SC refuses to review 17 Aug order allowing entrance tests
India

NEET, JEE 2020 Exams News Updates: 'Plea has no merit', SC refuses to review 17 Aug order allowing entrance tests

NEET, JEE 2020 Exam News and LIVE Updates: The Supreme Court has begun hearing of a plea of ministers of six Opposition-ruled states seeking review of its 17 August order allowing holding of NEET and JEE exams physically

With over 30 lakh patients cured, India's COVID-19 recovery rate at 77.15%; 83,341 test positive in 24 hrs
India

With over 30 lakh patients cured, India's COVID-19 recovery rate at 77.15%; 83,341 test positive in 24 hrs

The total number of COVID-19 cases mounted to 39,36,747, while the toll due to the disease climbed to 68,472, said the health ministry

CBSE opposes plea seeking to defer Class 12 compartment exams; next hearing on 10 Sept
India

CBSE opposes plea seeking to defer Class 12 compartment exams; next hearing on 10 Sept

Asserting that safety measures for students are taken, CBSE told the Supreme Court that the board has increased the number of centres for compartment exams from 575 to 1,278

No order on fining people for not wearing face masks while driving alone, says health ministry
India

No order on fining people for not wearing face masks while driving alone, says health ministry

Wearing a mask is essential only if there is more than one person in a car, said Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan

India records over 29 lakh COVID-19 cases with 54,849 deaths; recovery rate at 74.3%
India

India records over 29 lakh COVID-19 cases with 54,849 deaths; recovery rate at 74.3%

Maharashtra remains worst COVID-affected state with a total of 1,62,806 active cases and 21,359 deaths