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India fastest country to reach 4 million COVID-19 vaccination mark: Health ministry

February 03, 2021 4:06 pm

Till Wednesday, 41,38,918 beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise. In a span of 24 hours, 1,88,762 healthcare workers were vaccinated across 3,845 sessions.

Coronavirus Highlights: Genome sequencing for all symptomatic Covid positive passengers who arrived in India during Dec 9-22, says govt

December 30, 2020 9:56 am

Coronavirus India Highlights: India reported 16,432 new Covid-19 cases in the 24 hours ending 8 am Tuesday, taking the country’s tally to 1,02,24,303. This is the lowest increase in daily cases in six months, since June 23.

Coronavirus highlights, Dec 17: India's recovery rate among highest in world, says govt; Macron tests positive

December 17, 2020 9:44 pm

With 24,000 new cases, the coronavirus tally in India now stands at 99.56 lakh. As many as 355 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 1.4 lakh.

Ahead of NEET, Health Ministry revises SOP for conducting exams

September 13, 2020 4:30 pm

NEET 2020: As per the revised guidelines, exams are not allowed to be held in containment zones. The ministry has also made use of masks and physical distancing of six feet mandatory.

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.


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.