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Kerala steps up surveillance to prevent Nipah virus outbreak

May 10, 2022 8:24 pm

Health Minister Veena George told media persons that surveillance and preventive measures would be strengthened in all regions, particularly in Kozhikode and Ernakulam districts, where the infection has been reported in the past.

Assam reconciles its Covid death toll figure, adds 1,347

April 27, 2022 5:40 am

According to state Health Department officials, the reconciled deaths date back to the first wave — between April 10, 2020 and December 15, 2020 — of the pandemic.

Maharashtra: Seven heat-related deaths and 59 heatstroke cases in a fortnight

April 07, 2022 6:14 pm

Akola has been the hottest city in the country for the past three days, with maximum temperatures soaring to 44 degree Celsius.

After spate of fires in hospitals, Maharashtra health dept issues guidelines

February 15, 2022 11:55 pm

The health department said all fire extinguishers must be filled before they expire and they must be easily accessible. A fire safety audit must be conducted and all lacunae must be sorted.

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: State reports 2,372 new Covid-19 cases, 27 deaths

February 14, 2022 12:25 am

There were 5,395 discharges today, taking the total number of recoveries to 38,51,298.

In Uttar Pradesh, active cases climb to 57,355; positivity rate 5.70%

January 13, 2022 1:43 am

A total of three deaths were reported from the state, taking the cumulative death tally to 22,940. Sultanpur, Hardoi, and Kanpur Nagar reported one death each.

Identify hotels to function as Covid care centres: Karnataka health dept

January 06, 2022 10:42 pm

The authorities should also identify designated buildings with necessary facilities which shall function as government Covid Care Centres (CCCs) to manage asymptomatic and mild symptomatic cases.

First case of Omicron variant detected in Andhra Pradesh

December 13, 2021 2:53 am

The 34-year-old patient, who arrived from Ireland, was re-tested on December 11 and his RT-PCR result was negative, the Health Minister said.

West Bengal: 567 new Covid-19 cases, seven more deaths

December 10, 2021 5:54 am

According to a bulletin issued by the health department, the state logged 7 deaths over the last 24 hours, taking the overall toll to 19,575.

Indian Navy sailor arrested in Health Dept recruitment exam paper leak case

December 07, 2021 8:19 am

🔴 The Pune City Police's Cyber Crime Cell is currently probing the paper leak case, in which the question paper of Maharashtra Health Department's recruitment exam for Grade C and D employees was allegedly circulated through social media.