Ensure full COVID-19 vaccination by increasing pace of inoculation, expanding coverage, says Mansukh Mandaviya
The health minister reviewed the situation in Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Puducherry where the first dose coverage is less than 70 percent
The health ministry also said that crew members need not wear coveralls but should continue to wear gloves, masks and face shields
The revised SOPs also states that if the children are found symptomatic for COVID-19 during the home quarantine period or on arrival, they will be tested for the virus and be treated according to protocol
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.90 percent. This has been less than two percent for 37 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 1.20 percent
Status report on Dengue outbreak in India: From cases to what are states doing to control it, all you need to know
The Union health ministry last week sent teams of experts to nine states and union territories, which are reporting a high number of dengue cases, to support them in public health measures for control and management of the disease.
These nine states and union territories are Haryana, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir.
The active cases comprise 0.48 percent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.19 percent, the highest since March 2020
Centre withdraws travel advisory that added COVID-19 checks, restrictions on passengers arriving from UK
This comes after the British government ordered discontinuation of mandatory testing and quarantine norms for those vaccinated with Covishield travelling from India
Over 54 lakh vaccine doses have been administered on Tuesday till 7 pm and the tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports by late in the night
Ministry of Health and Animal Husbandry launch national action plan to eradicate dog medicated rabies by 2030
Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister Parshottam Rupala spoke about the menace of Rabies and said the mere mention of ''Hadakwa'' induces terror in rural areas.
According to a 7 pm provisional report by the ministry, 58,21,13,634 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for the first dose and 18,96,22,772 beneficiaries for the second dose
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said 20 percent of India's adult population have received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine and 62 percent have got at least one dose
According to the guidelines, those COVID-19 cases would be considered which have been diagnosed through RT-PCR test, molecular test, rapid-antigen test or clinically determined through investigations at a hospital or in-patient facility by a treating physician
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease increased to 3,23,74,497, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 percent
The country has continued to report less than 50,000 daily cases for 74 consecutive days
As Kerala is once again reeling under Nipah scare, claiming the life of a 12-year-old boy recently, Muthalib recounted the tragedy that had befallen his family in 2018, saying the disease was equal to death, fear and social exclusion for them.
A decrease of 1,608 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours
The ICMR was designated as the nodal agency for the collection of vaccination data for such participants by the ministry.
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A reduction of 3,286 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours