Covid Warriors News
Unseen Warriors of COVID: Patna's hearse drivers, crematorium workers live in fear of infection, social stigma
A crematorium worker gets only Rs 375 per body while a hearse driver is retained at a monthly pay of Rs 10,000 and is expected to be available at any and all hours due to the high body count in the pandemic situation
Government reserves five MBBS seats under central pool for children of healthcare workers who died of COVID-19
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan also announced an insurance package of Rs 50 lakh for them, adding that state and UT governments will certify the eligibility of candidates under the 'Wards of COVID Warriors' category
No significant SARS-CoV-2 mutations in India, ICMR exploring COVID-19 saliva testing: Health Minister
The apex health research body is actively exploring the saliva test method and is expected to make a recommendation as soon as reliable options are available.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Narendra Modi announces COVID Warriors website to link civil society with local authorities
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his 'Mann Ki Baat' address informed that the government has come up with a digital platform to link volunteers of social organisations, representatives of civil society and local administration
Coronavirus India Roundup April 21: 47 more deaths, rapid testing kits faulty, 813 containment zones in Mumbai
According to the Health Ministry, 3,260 people have recovered overall with an encouraging 705 patients declared cured just yesterday.