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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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”.
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.