Icmr

Showing of 1 - 20 from 265 results
Icmr - Total results - 265
India's COVID-19 cases remain below 55,000 for third consecutive day; 578 deaths recorded in 24 hours
India

India's COVID-19 cases remain below 55,000 for third consecutive day; 578 deaths recorded in 24 hours

There are 6,68,154 active COVID-19 cases in the country which comprise 8.50 percent of the total caseload, the data stated.

Centre says COVID-19 vaccine distribution via 'special immunisation programme'; active cases remain under 7 lakh
India

Centre says COVID-19 vaccine distribution via 'special immunisation programme'; active cases remain under 7 lakh

The Union health ministry also said that the number of new cases reported in the country remained below 60,000 for the fifth consecutive day

Covaxin, Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine candidate, gets DCGI nod for Phase 3 trials
India

Covaxin, Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine candidate, gets DCGI nod for Phase 3 trials

The phase 3 trials will be conducted in 19 sites across 10 states, including in cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Patna and Lucknow and would seek to enroll 28,500 volunteers aged 18 years and above.

Maharashtra caps prices of masks, Calcutta HC modifies Durga Puja order; COVID-19 tally at 76.50 lakh
India

Maharashtra caps prices of masks, Calcutta HC modifies Durga Puja order; COVID-19 tally at 76.50 lakh

The ministry said that 78 percent of the 54,044 new cases of COVID-19 registered in a span of 24 hours are concentrated in ten states and Union Territories

India's COVID-19 tally reaches 76.51 lakh with 54,044 fresh infections; active cases remain below 8 lakh
India

India's COVID-19 tally reaches 76.51 lakh with 54,044 fresh infections; active cases remain below 8 lakh

The toll due to coronavirus in the country climbed to 1,15,914 on Tuesday with 717 fatalities being registered in a span of 24 hours, said the health ministry

Plasma therapy may be scrapped from COVID-19 national treatment protocol soon: ICMR Chief
India

Plasma therapy may be scrapped from COVID-19 national treatment protocol soon: ICMR Chief

Some states, including Delhi and Maharashtra, have already set up plasma banks to match potential donors with recipients.

Mumbai local trains to allow women travellers from today; Centre mulls removing plasma therapy as treatment
India

Mumbai local trains to allow women travellers from today; Centre mulls removing plasma therapy as treatment

Currently only those engaged in frontline duties and falling in the essential staff category of the Maharashtra government are allowed to travel in the local trains run by Central Railway and Western Railway

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 75 lakh-mark; 55,722 cases reported in past 24 hours
India

COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 75 lakh-mark; 55,722 cases reported in past 24 hours

The active cases of the coronavirus infection remained below 8 lakh for the third consecutive day on Monday

Serosurveys point to inadequacies in India’s COVID-19 testing strategy
India

Serosurveys point to inadequacies in India’s COVID-19 testing strategy

The focus needs to shift to accurate, direct RT-PCR testing to trace and isolate COVID-19 positive individuals.

COVID-19 has peaked in India, can be contained by February though stringent measures, says govt panel
India

COVID-19 has peaked in India, can be contained by February though stringent measures, says govt panel

The committee said that stringent adherence to COVID-19 precautionary measures is key to curb the spread of the infection by next year

Centre says no major mutation in coronavirus in India; active cases fall below 8 lakh after over a month
India

Centre says no major mutation in coronavirus in India; active cases fall below 8 lakh after over a month

The term 'mutation' typically refers to the tendency of a virus to undergo changes when it multiplies, causing the virus to develop some new strains. This could hinder the development of an effective vaccine

Centre says COVID-19 vaccine likely in few months, sharp rise in doubling time of cases; tally crosses 73 lakh
India

Centre says COVID-19 vaccine likely in few months, sharp rise in doubling time of cases; tally crosses 73 lakh

The Union health ministry said that the doubling time of cases in the country has increased "sharply" from 25.5 days in August, to almost 73 days currently

Three COVID-19 reinfection cases identified, says ICMR; two in Mumbai and one in Ahmedabad
India

Three COVID-19 reinfection cases identified, says ICMR; two in Mumbai and one in Ahmedabad

The ICMR chief on Tuesday said that India is taking 100 days as the cut-off period in the identification of reinfection of novel coronavirus cases

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 71.75 lakh; records 55,342 new cases, lowest in over two months
India

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 71.75 lakh; records 55,342 new cases, lowest in over two months

There are 8,38,729 active cases of coronavirus in the country which comprises 11.69 percent of the total caseload, said the health ministry

COVID-19 cases may increase in winter, Feluda test rollout expected soon, says Centre; tally crosses 70 lakh
India

COVID-19 cases may increase in winter, Feluda test rollout expected soon, says Centre; tally crosses 70 lakh

The Union health ministry also said that the single-day spike in deaths in the country has remained less than 1,000 for eight consecutive days

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 70 lakh; country registers 10 lakh new cases in past 13 days
India

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 70 lakh; country registers 10 lakh new cases in past 13 days

The country's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 70,53,806 with 74,383 infections being reported in the past 24 hours

CDSCO asks Bharat Biotech to submit complete immunogenicity data of Phase 2 trial of COVID-19 vaccine
India

CDSCO asks Bharat Biotech to submit complete immunogenicity data of Phase 2 trial of COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine candidate, 'Covaxin', is being indigenously developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research

India's active COVID-19 cases remain below 9 lakh for second day in a row
India

India's active COVID-19 cases remain below 9 lakh for second day in a row

The COVID-19 toll climbed to 1,07,416 on Saturday with 926 people succumbing to the viral infection in the past 24 hours, said the health ministry

Anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine ineffective against coronavirus, reveal UK RECOVERY Trials
Health

Anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine ineffective against coronavirus, reveal UK RECOVERY Trials

The results of the study, published by NEJM, showed that COVID-19 patients who did not need mechanical ventilation to begin with had a higher likelihood of needing ventilation or dying when they were put on hydroxychloroquine

India has less than 9 lakh active COVID-19 cases for first time in a month; total of 69.06 lakh infections recorded in country
India

India has less than 9 lakh active COVID-19 cases for first time in a month; total of 69.06 lakh infections recorded in country

The toll climbed to 1,06,490 on Friday with 964 more people succumbing to the viral infection in the span of 24 hours, said the health ministry