Remdesivir approved for emergency use to treat COVID-19, says health ministry; drug to be available in form of injection
Earlier, the CDCSO gave Gilead Sciences marketing authorisation for its anti-viral drug Remdesivir "only for restricted emergency use" on hospitalised COVID-19 patients.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Country reports 1,718 cases in past 24 hours, total reaches 33,050, says health ministry
As many as 1,718 coronavirus cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 33,050 in the country, said the government
Coronavirus Outbreak: Health ministry says 6,869 people cured of COVID-19 so far, recovery rate rises to 23.3%
A total of 1,543 new cases of coronavirus have been identified, which take the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 29,435, said Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry,
Coronavirus Outbreak: Confirmed cases climb to 27,892, toll reaches 872; recovery rate rises to 22.17%, says health ministry
Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said 16 districts which earlier had positive cases have not reported any new case of coronavirus in the last 28 days.
Coronavirus India Roundup April 20: Over 500 deaths, Goa declared COVID-19 free, states ease out of lockdown
A total of 1,553 cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, along with 36 deaths. The death toll is now at 559 and the total number of cases is 17,656.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Despite personal loss, Assam hospital cleaner stays put in quarantine; doctors, nurses spend time reading, watching shows
Quarantine is definitely more screentime albeit on the consumers' end. Be it the mobile phone or the television, perhaps both are the best tools to be exploited to the core when in quarantine.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: No relaxations in 88 hotspots in Kerala, restrictions to be eased in Orange-B and Green zones from 20 April
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Kerala police chief Loknath Behera said the relaxations of restrictions imposed would come into effect in the Green and Orange-B zones in the state from Monday, allowing among other the movement of private vehicles on odd-even basis,an official release said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: 1,332 cases, 27 deaths reported in past 24 hours; 14.1% patients have recovered so far, says health ministry
As many as 2,231 people have recovered from the disease so far, said Agarwal during the daily media briefing on the coronavirus.
Centre releases COVID-19 containment plan, says ops to be scaled down if no secondary confirmed cases reported in four weeks
According to the ministry's "Updated containment plan for large outbreaks COVID-19", a containment operation, large outbreak or cluster, is deemed to be over 28 days from the date the last case in that zone tests negative.
Coronavirus Outbreak updates: COVID-19 count in Delhi reaches 1,893; No decision yet on starting domestic, international flights, says Hardeep Singh Puri
Coronavirus Outbreak updates:Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said airlines are advised to open bookings only after the government takes a decision on starting domestic and international commercial passenger flight services.'The Ministry of Civil Aviation clarifies that so far no decision has been taken to open domestic or international operations,' he wrote on Twitter.
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: With 118 new COVID-19 cases today, tally in Maharashtra crosses 3,000-mark; toll rises to 194
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Union health ministry said that about 63,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) kits which arrived from China recently did not fulfill the criteria.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi govt says no new cases reported in 2 hotspots for 15 days; containment zones rise to 60
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Delhi government on Thursday said that no new coronavirus case has been reported in the last 15 days here from the two hotspots in the National Capital — Vasundhara Enclave and Khichripur — which were sealed on 31 March as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of the virus.
Coronavirus Outbreak: India's toll rises to 420 as confirmed cases jump to 12,759; Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu worst affected
The number of coronavirus cases in India has reached 12,759, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.
Delhi Police books Tablighi Jamaat's Maulana Saad Kandhalvi for culpable homicide after some event attendees die of COVID-19
Tablighi Jamaat leader Maulana Saad Kandhalvi was on Thursday booked for culpable homicide by the Delhi Police after some attendees of the congregation held earlier in March died due to coronavirus
Coronavirus outbreak presents chance for India to strengthen public healthcare system, train grassroots health workers to detect epidemics
What we have at the grassroots level are the frontline health workers like ASHA, ANM, AWW and MPW at the level of a health and wellness sub-centre covering a big chunk of the population.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: WHO reviews impact on operations caused by US funding withdrawal, says will work with partners to fill financial gaps
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the global body was reviewing the impact on its work of any withdrawal of US funding and "will work with our partners to fill any financial gaps we face and to ensure our work continues uninterrupted."
Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre to classify all districts into three categories based on cases reported, 170 hotspots identified so far
Health ministry joint secretary Lav Agarwal said that 1,076 new coronavirus cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the country's tally to 11,439 cases so far.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Assam handloom sector reels under lockdown; zero Rongali Bihu business cripples weavers
For the handloom sector in Assam, the period prior to Rongali Bihu or the Bohag Bihu, which heralds the beginning of the Assamese New Year and the arrival of spring, is a major season to make the bulk of the business for the year.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Jaipur worst-hit in Rajasthan with district reporting 83 of 108 new cases; state's tally climbs to 1,005, toll at 11
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Rajasthan government said that 108 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the state on Tuesday, out of which 83 are from Jaipur. Total number of cases in the state stands at 1,005.
India reports 1,211 COVID-19 cases, 31 deaths in 24 hours as tally rises to 10,363; 1,036 have recovered so far, says health ministry
As many as 1,036 people have recovered from the disease so far, said Lav Agarwal during the daily media briefing on the coronavirus.