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It said that more than 45.37 crore vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far through all sources and a further 59,39,010 doses are in the pipeline
Union health ministry data reveal 39,361 new coronavirus cases, 416 fresh fatalities and national COVID-19 recovery rate at 97.35 percent
A third of the population did not have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, which means about 40 crore people are still vulnerable to COVID-19 infection, the sero survey found
COVID-19 vaccine: India inoculating people equivalent to population of Norway every day, says Centre
In a press briefing, the Union health ministry added that 50 lakh people are being inoculated on an average daily since 21 June
The data being claimed as having been leaked such as the geo-location of beneficiaries is not even collected at CoWIN, said chairman of the Empowered Group on Vaccine Administration Dr RS Sharma
The Union health ministry said that as of Saturday, more than 1.82 crore vaccine doses are available with states and UTs to be administered
The IT ministry wrote to companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter saying that WHO has not associated the term 'Indian Variant' with the new B.1.617 variant in any of its reports
The court noted that the domestic production of the medicine is far less than what is required in India and the Centre has informed that the production capacity of some of the producers has been doubled now
The Union Health Ministry said that symptomatic cases can be triaged in villages by tele-consultation with community health officers (CHO)
People infected with COVID-19 needn’t be vaccinated until 6 months after recovery, govt panel recommends
The same panel has also said the gap between two doses of Covishield should be increased to 12 to 16 weeks.
COVID-19 tracker, 13 May: India records over 4,000 deaths for second straight day; 3,62,727 fresh cases in past 24 hrs
The total caseload rose to 2,37,03,665, while the number of active cases rose to 37,10,525. The active cases comprise 15.65 percent of the total infections
States must form special teams to 'mercilessly' clamp down on black market of COVID-19 drugs: Centre to SC
In an affidavit, the Centre said the DCGI has communicated to all state drugs controllers to take strict action against hoarding and black marketing of drugs like remdesivir
The doctors' body said for the last 20 days, it has been insisting on a complete and well-planned national lockdown, but the Centre has refused to implement it
India's COVID-19 crisis: ICMR revises RT-PCR testing guidelines to reduce pressure on diagnostic labs
ICMR also seeks to remove mandatory negative RT-PCR test reports for healthy individuals undertaking inter-state domestic travel
Containment ops sub-optimal in Satara, Sangli and Aurangabad, says Centre's report to Maharashtra govt
The Central teams found an 'acute shortage of healthcare workforce' in seven districts, including Satara, Palghar, Jalgaon and Jalna, the report said
The total infection count surged to 1,14,74,605. Registering an increase for the eighth consecutive day, the active caseload reached 2,52,364.
COVID-19 news updates: India registers 18,000 cases for 2nd straight day; 2.09 cr doses administered till 7 am today, says health ministry
Maharashtra continues to report the highest daily new cases at 10,187. It is followed by Kerala with 2,791 while Punjab reported 1,159 new cases
As India preps for COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Centre says 'no proposal' to indemnify vaccine manufacturers
Centre in response to an RTI filed said that it currently has no proposal to indemnify or exempt vaccine manufacturers from any liability in case of serious side-effects/adverse reactions due to inoculation of their vaccines.
A number of European countries have banned flights from the UK as the British government warned that the potent new strain of the virus was "out of control" and imposed a stringent new stay-at-home lockdown from Sunday.
Narendra Modi says COVID-19 vaccine may be ready in few weeks, Centre to prioritise 1 cr healthcare workers
The Union health ministry on Friday said that Maharashtra accounts for the highest number of the active COVID-19 cases and the deaths in the country