Tag: Health ministry

Sign up from 9am today for vaccine at 136 private, 56 government hospitals in Delhi | India News

NEW DELHI: India is set to enter the second phase of Covid-19 vaccinations on Monday, when registrations will open at 9am for senior citizens (60...

Covid vax price to be capped at R250/dose at private hospitals | India News

PUNE/NEW DELHI: Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 for a dose of Covid vaccine, including the hospital’s user fee of around Rs 100,...

testing: Centre, states discuss fresh spurt in cases; Focus on strict enforcement of surveillance and testing

The Centre on Saturday advised states and UTs reporting an increase in coronavirus cases to enforce COVID-appropriate behaviour by dealing firmly with violations and ensure...

Second phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive from March 1: All you need to know

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 26, 2021) India is all set to begin the second phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive that will cover...

No data on efficacy of India’s Covid vaccines against South African, Brazilian variants: Scientists | India News

NEW DELHI: Preliminary research shows the two vaccines against Covid-19 approved in India are effective against the UK variant of the novel coronavirus but there...

Daily Covid-19 deaths below 150 for last 10 days; no fatality in 17 states, UTs in a day | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Monday reported 84 fatalities as it continued to register less than 150 daily Covid-19 deaths for the last 10 days, while...

Covid-19: States look for ways to immunise the reluctant ones

NEW DELHI: Battling with low immunisation figures in several states, the health ministry has advised states to run awareness programmes to ensure healthcare workers come...

Covid vaccine: 2,24,301 beneficiaries given vaccine so far; 447 cases of adverse effect reported: Health Ministry

New Delhi: A total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine so far, out of which only 447 adverse events following immunisation (AEFI)...

Uttar Pradesh: Highest number of COVID-19 vaccines administered on first day of inoculation

NEW DELHI: Of the 1.91 lakh beneficiaries administered COVID-19 vaccine shots on the first day of the countrywide vaccination drive, the highest number of inoculations...

Over 1.91 lakh people vaccinated on Day 1; no case of post-vaccination hospitalisation reported: Health Ministry

India began its nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 and as many as 1,91,181 people were vaccinated on Day 1, Union Health Ministry said. A total...

Vaccines: All vaccines procured in first tranche allocated to states, UT in proportion to health workers database: Health Ministry

New Delhi: The full initial procurement of 1.65 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines has been allocated to all states and UTs in proportion to their...

75m Indians above 60 suffer from chronic disease: Survey | India News

NEW DELHI: About 75 million people above 60 in India suffer from some chronic disease, shows the first part (2017-18) of the world’s largest study...

Won’t compromise on any protocol in vaccine approval: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan appealed to people on Saturday not to be misguided by “rumours” and disinformation campaigns regarding the safety and...

PIL to control population: Can’t coerce family planning, Centre tells SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre has told the Supreme Court that India is unequivocally against forcing family planning on its people and any coercion to have...

tobacco: Ensure implementation of new set of health warnings on tobacco products: Centre to states

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry has asked all states to ensure implementation of a new set of health warnings with enhanced pictorial images on...

India has initiated an integrated response against COVID-19 pandemic: Vardhan

NEW DELHI: From development of indigenous vaccines to novel point-of-care diagnostics, India has initiated an integrated response to overcome the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, Union minister...

What’s the issue with Centre in admitting there’s community spread: Delhi Health Minister

NEW DELHI: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday asked what was the issue with the Centre in admitting that there was a community spread...

48 per cent of Covid-19 deaths reported from 25 districts in eight states: Health Ministry

NEW DELHI: About 48 per cent of the COVID-19 deaths in the country have been reported from 25 districts in eight states, of which 15...

COVID tally crosses 60 lakh; 1,039 more deaths

New Delhi: India’s coronavirus tally galloped past 60 lakh on Monday with 82,170 new cases, while the number of recoveries surged to 50.17 lakh after...

fertility: Centre introduced Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill in Lok Sabha to map the fertility industry

New Delhi: The Centre moved to standardise protocols of the growing fertility industry and introduced the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020, in Lok Sabha...

Consume Chyawanprash, turmeric milk and AYUSH approved medicines in post-Covid recovery period: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Consuming Chyawanprash, turmeric milk and immunity promoting AYUSH medicine like mulethi powder, Ashwagandha, amla fruit are believed to be effective in the post-recovery...

‘India hit 50k toll in 156 days, US in 23’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Fewer patients are dying in India from Covid-19 compared to the rest of the world as the fatality rate continues to decline, touching...

Covid-19: Recoveries exceed active cases by 2.95 lakh, says health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s actual Covid-19 caseload is 3,58,692, while close to 18,000 people have recuperated from the disease in 24 hours taking the the number...

Less than 2% Covid patients in ICUs; recovered cases exceed active ones by over 2.81 lakh: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Less than two per cent coronavirus patients in the country are admitted in ICUs while the number of recovered cases exceeds that of...

Health ministry comes out with mental health care guide in times of Covid-19 | India News

NEW DELHI: The government has come out with “guidance for general medical and specialised mental health care settings” in the times of Covid-19. Prepared by...