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The death toll climbed to 5,16,479 with 127 daily fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated
The active cases comprise 0.52 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.28 per cent
Centre revises COVID-19 rules for international flyers; no mandatory 7-day home quarantine, ‘at risk’ nations category removed
The new guidelines issued by the health ministry will come into effect from 14 February
According to the Union Health Ministry, Uttar Pradesh reported two cases of Omicron, both of whom have recovered from the virus
At 65, Maharashtra has the maximum cases of Omicron variant followed by Delhi with 64, Telangana 24, Karnataka 19, Rajasthan 21 and Kerala 15
The Centre has already asked states to impose night curfew and strictly regulate large gatherings amid a surge in cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant in different parts of the country
The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020 seeks regulation and supervision of ART clinics and banks, prevention of misuse, safe and ethical practice of ART services
The latest National Family Health Survey, released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare early this week, indicates Indians have stabilised their numbers on average, at just about replacement rate
The Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association called for a nationwide strike to protest against the postponement of NEET PG counselling 2021
To contact MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot, citizens can save the WhatsApp number +91 9013151515 on their phones and start a chat by typing Book Slot and send it to the number
Centre allows foreign nationals to register for COVID-19 vaccine on CoWin portal; check details here
The beneficiaries would need to be registered on the CoWin portal and they can do so by using their passport as an identity document for registration
This final leg of human vaccine trials will recruit 5,000 volunteers above age 18 in Riyadh, Dammam and Mecca.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Serie A remains on hold as Italian government examines medical guidelines before announcing resumption
Serie A teams have been allowed to start practice this week but only with players training individually and respecting social distancing. Full team practice is due to begin on 18 May, but only if the medical protocol is approved.
Lav Agarwal broke down the demographics of the pandemic in India and said that confirmed cases consist of 76% males and 24% females.
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Facebook Messenger chatbot released to educate users about the global pandemic
Facebook Messenger chatbot is available in both Hindi and English languages in India.
Coronavirus Outbreak: How Apple, Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, Microsoft, Instagram are helping users cope with the pandemic
Combating fake news or misinformation about COVID-19 is also one of the most important issues right now for social media platforms.
With myths and misinformation spreading as fast as coronavirus itself, the Centre has launched an official chatbot on WhatsApp to resolve any queries related to COVID-19
Coronavirus outbreak: Over 1.97 lakh airplane passengers have been screened for novel virus so far, Centre tells Lok Sabha
Over 1.97 lakh passengers travelling in 1,818 flights have been screened for novel coronavirus, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday as he outlined the steps taken by the government to deal with the virus since its outbreak last month.
Health ministry seeks info from MEA on Indian visa applicants after outbreak of coronavirus in China
Coronavirus has infected more than 220 people, resulting in the death of three people but WHO says the risk is low.