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Coronavirus cases cross 1.5 lakh, govt says lockdown has 'decelerated' pace of COVID-19 spread

May 27, 2020 10:11 pm

A total of 6,387 new cases of coronavirus infection and 170 deaths were reported in a 24-hour span till Wednesday 8 AM, according to ministry's data.

Not getting enough masks, PPE, ventilators: Jharkhand health minister to Centre

April 26, 2020 9:37 pm

“We have asked for 1.1 lakh N-95 masks, out of which we received 10,000. We asked for 1.34 lakh PPEs and we got 6,000. We asked for 300 ventilators, 10,000 VTMs and thermal guns, but have not received them,” Banna Gupta said.

Of 14,378 positive Covid-19 cases, 4,291 linked to Tablighi Jamaat meet: Health Ministry

April 18, 2020 5:20 pm

Coronavirus (Covid-19): As per the health ministry, 14.4 per cent COVID-19 deaths between 0-45 years, 10.3 per cent between 45-60 years, 33.1 per cent between 60-75 year, 42.2 per cent 75 year and above: Health Ministry.

Till Tuesday, 170 districts are hotspots, 207 non-hotspot districts: Health Ministry

April 15, 2020 10:38 pm

COVID-19 outbreak: In a routine press briefing today, the health ministry said special teams will search for new COVID-19 cases and samples will be collected and tested as per sampling criteria.

602 hospitals earmarked as dedicated COVID-19 facilities: Health Ministry

April 14, 2020 6:47 pm

Coronavirus lockdown: While the death toll has risen to 339, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country neared 10,400. As many as 1,035 persons have recovered from the virus.

COVID-19 India Tracker: How to check state-wise and district-wise cases

April 12, 2020 9:24 pm

COVID-19 India State-Wise, District-Wise Status Tracker: With the novel coronavirus cases showing no signs of abating, here is a guide on how to check the spread of Covid-19 across the country, states and districts.

Explained: Guidelines for blood donation during coronavirus pandemic

April 10, 2020 3:57 pm

The Health Ministry has issued guidelines on blood donation to dispel apprehensions that donors and organisations might have about virus transmission due to transfusion or on contracting the virus at collection centres.

Coronavirus news April 8 HIGHLIGHTS: In last 24 hrs, 773 cases; 32 deaths, says Health Ministry

April 09, 2020 10:04 am

Coronavirus (COVID-19) HIGHLIGHTS: Meanwhile, as India enters what the authorities call the “make-or-break week," the number of confirmed coronavirus cases have crossed the 5,000-mark to stand at 5,274. The number of casualties, currently at 149, also registered a jump of 32 deaths in the last 24 hours.

'In last 24 hours, 354 new cases, 8 deaths': Top points from health ministry presser

April 07, 2020 8:04 pm

In a routine media briefing today, the health ministry said that facilities for COVID-19 patients have been divided into three groups, care centres, health centres and hospitals depending on the status of patients.

As US deaths cross 3,400, ICMR compares: coronavirus infection probability is low in India

April 01, 2020 7:10 am

With 146 positive cases, including two deaths, being reported in the last 24 hours, the total count has gone up to 1,397 (124 recovered, 35 dead).


Doctors' strike affect health serives in Delhi

June 22, 2015 5:50 pm

Around 2,000 doctors at 20 hospitals in the national capital on Monday (June 22) launched an indefinite strike.