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Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare


India reports 30,549 new Covid-19 cases, 422 deaths; active cases fall to 4.04 lakh

August 03, 2021 1:40 pm

Kerala remains the top contributor, recording 13,984 cases.

Pushed by Supreme Court, Centre replies: Plan to vaccinate all adults by end of the year

June 27, 2021 8:59 am

In its affidavit, the Centre said that based on supply estimates, it estimates 51.6 crore cumulative vaccinations by the end of July.

How India’s Covid-19 communication strategy is failing to combat vaccine hesitancy

June 03, 2021 7:30 pm

It cannot wait to be addressed till supply chain issues are fully sorted, as any delay in intensive efforts means delaying the end of the pandemic

Bombay HC pulls up Centre for ‘virtually defending’ manufacturers of ‘defective’ Marathwada ventilators

May 29, 2021 8:03 am

The bench pulled up the Centre observing that an affidavit filed by MoHFW had “semblance of affiant virtually defending manufacturers and declaring that ventilators are in immaculate condition”.

Declining trend, but cases still high: MHA extends guidelines till June 30

May 28, 2021 10:41 am

In its last order, it had spelt out measures to contain the spread of the virus, largely based on the formula of testing, tracking and treating.

CBSE to train 5 million youth to combat COVID-19 in #Youngwarrior campaign

May 21, 2021 2:36 pm

Any student and/or teacher between the ages 10 and 30 years can join this movement. Participants will be eligible for a UNICEF certificate on completion of tasks. 

Amitabh Kant: ‘As aid is limited, optimal use of resources (is needed)... priority given to high-case states’

May 13, 2021 8:14 am

Eighty-seven consignments have been received so far, of which 64 are through government-to-government channel, while 23 have come through private-to-government channel.

Mohali admin warns Covid hospitals: Must adhere to government fixed rate caps

May 11, 2021 8:50 am

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Girish Dayalan said that district administration has received complaints that some hospitals in the district are overcharging the patients.

Positive COVID-19 test report not mandatory for admission in hospitals: Govt

May 08, 2021 7:15 pm

In its revised national policy for admission of COVID patients to various dedicated health facilities, both public and private, the Union Health Ministry said no patient will be refused services on any account, including oxygen and essential drugs, even if the he or she belongs to a different city.

Third Covid wave inevitable, didn’t foresee current ferocity: Scientific Advisor to PM

May 06, 2021 7:09 am

Addressing a briefing of the Union Health Ministry, VijayRaghavan said, “Phase 3 is inevitable given the high levels of circulating virus. But it is not clear on what timescale this Phase 3 will occur. Hopefully, incrementally, but we should prepare for new waves."