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Government report: Shortfall of 76.1% specialist doctors at CHCs in rural areas

April 15, 2021 7:33 am

Considered the backbone of India’s rural health care system, CHCs are 30-bed hospitals – each covering four primary health centres – with specialised services.

NITI Aayog meet on covid surge in Punjab: ‘Refocus on house-to-house surveillance to identify active cases, timely testing’

April 01, 2021 4:56 am

They were also advised to instruct all district officers and the local administration to ensure prompt contact tracing and swift isolation so as to break the chain of transmission, identify clusters, focus stringent implementation of micro-containment zone approach.

Covid vaccination for above 45 starts today, Pune district gets 3.25 lakh doses

March 31, 2021 10:14 pm

Meanwhile, at some hospitals in the city, efforts are being made to get more volunteers as the staff is engaged in clinical work.

First time since November, daily cases surge past 50,000 in 24 hours

March 26, 2021 5:39 am

Daily deaths continued to surge: after reporting 275 deaths on Wednesday, the country reported 251 deaths on Thursday morning. With several states reporting major surges in daily new cases, India’s total active caseload is now 3.95 lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Cabinet secy to hold review meeting with 8 states, UTs showing rise in COVID-19 cases

February 27, 2021 2:27 pm

The states showing a surge are Telangana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and West Bengal.

All central government employees to attend office on working days: Personnel Ministry

February 14, 2021 11:47 pm

The decision comes amid a significant decline in the number of active COVID-19 cases in the country, including in the national capital.

Initiate COVID-19 vaccination of frontline workers from first week of February: Centre to states

January 29, 2021 8:09 pm

Vaccination of healthcare providers that began on January 16 to continue simultaneously, the ministry said in a letter to states and union territories (UTs).

India fastest country to reach 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations in six days: Health Ministry

January 28, 2021 7:03 pm

The health ministry said that India has administered over 25 lakh vaccine doses so far, as per data available till 2 pm. "The number of active cases are declining, there are 1,75,000 active cases in the country as of now. A steady and declining trend is being exhibited," Bhushan added.

Haryana orders culling of 1.66 lakh poultry birds in Panchkula

January 08, 2021 9:12 pm

The area within the radius of one-kilometre from the two poultry farms, whose poultry birds have tested H5N8 positive’, was declared as “Infected Zone” and the area from 1 km to 10 km as “Surveillance Zone”.

Coronavirus highlights, Dec 15: Govt spells out vaccine storage plan; data shows Moderna vaccine 'highly protective'

December 15, 2020 9:13 pm

India recorded 22,065 new Covid-19 cases in the 24 hours ending 8 am Tuesday, the lowest single day case spike since July. With this, India’s total tally breached the 99 lakh mark.