Tag: Union health ministry

Delhi HC asks Centre for report on availability, imports of black fungus drug

The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Centre to file a status report on availability of Liposomal Amphotericin B, used for treating patients of black...

States record Covid toll as per ICMR: Centre on ‘speculative’ report that India suffered 5-7 times excess deaths

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday informed that States and Union Territories record Covid-19 deaths as per guidance issued by Indian Council...

india covid cases: India sees slight increase in Covid cases in last 24 hours but positivity rate falls

A day after reporting the lowest number of cases since April 8, India witnessed a slight increase in Covid numbers on Wednesday with 1,32,788 new...

Singapore netizens accuse Delhi CM Kejriwal of ‘spreading misinformation’ on Covid, seek apology

Netizens in Singapore have called out Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for claiming that a “very dangerous” strain of the COVID-19 was prevalent in the...

Wake up from slumber, mitigate Covid challenges: IMA to health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday slammed the Union health ministry, saying it is “astonished to see the extreme lethargy and inappropriate...

Covid Admission New Policy: Govt revises policy for admission of patients in hospitals, says positive Covid test not required

In a significant directive to the states and Union Territories, the Union Health Ministry on Saturday said requirement of a positive COVID-19 test report is...

Modi govt firm to help West Bengal fight COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan to Mamata Banerjee

With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking a uniform vaccination policy for the country, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday assured her that...

Foreign Covid aid received up to May 5 allocated to states, UTs: Centre | India News

NEW DELHI: The health ministry on Thursday said as many as 1,841 oxygen concentrators, 1,814 oxygen cylinders, nine oxygen generation plants and more than 2.8...

Foreign aid allocated to states, UTs for COVID management

The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that aid received from other countries has been distributed in different states to help deal with the rising...

Will return to India in a few days, says Serum Institute’s Adar Poonawalla

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla has said he will return to India from London in a few days. Poonawalla made the announcement soon...

Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla: Will return to India in a few days | India News

MUMBAI: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla has said he will return to India from London in a few days. Poonawalla made the announcement...

Large-scale COVID vaccination for people between 18-44 yrs in Delhi to start on Monday: Arvind Kejriwal

Large-scale vaccination against COVID-19 for people between 18 years and 44 years in the national capital will start on Monday, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind...

Singapore’s trade bodies raising funds to support India in combating Covid-19 | India News

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s two leading trade organisations have launched a new relief fund to support India in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic as the country...

EC trod with caution, was ahead of curve in ensuring safety of voters, personnel: Sources on Madras HC flak

After the Madras High Court observed that the Election Commission must be held “singularly” responsible for the second wave of coronavirus in the country, sources...

Over 14.19 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India | India News

NEW DELHI: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 14.19 crore as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive,...

State govts free to procure COVID-19 vaccine from manufacturers: Centre

State governments are free to procure anti-coronavirus vaccine doses from vaccine manufacturers as per the Liberalised Pricing and Accelerated National COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy, the Union...

Public healthcare expert recommends new Covid-19 vaccine strategy for India | India News

WASHINGTON: As India experiences a new wave of Covid-19 pandemic, an Indian public healthcare expert has called for adopting a “build, buy and jab” strategy...

E-comm players facing tough tasks of keeping workforce safe as well as timely delivery of goods

E-commerce companies will have to steer through the twin challenges of delivering in time the expanding number of orders from customers and keeping their workforce...

Centre asks states to make rational use of medical oxygen, ensure no wastage | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Thursday asked states to make rational use of medical oxygen and ensure there is no wastage while stressing that there...

Erosion of democracy is a very real problem in many parts of the world: CIA chief | India News

The erosion of democracy is a very real problem in many parts of the world, CIA Director William Burns has told US lawmakers, explaining that...

More than 27 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses administered on first day of ‘tika utsav’: Govt

On the first day of ‘tika utsav‘, more than 27 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered till Sunday evening, taking the cumulative number of doses...

Maharashtra weekend lockdown news: CM Uddhav Thackeray calls all-party meet to discuss Covid-19 situation | India News

NEW DELHI: After weeks of buzzing activity Maharashtra again came to standstill on Saturday with a strict weekend lockdown that started Friday night and will...

8 states witness steep rise in COVID-19 cases, account for 81.42% of single-day infections

Eight states witnessed a steep rise in daily new COVID-19 cases and accounted for 81.42 per cent of the infections reported on Saturday, the Union...

6 states account for over 85% of fresh Covid-19 cases in India: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu continue to report a high number of fresh Covid-19 cases and together account for 85.91...

1.28 lakh people over 60 years get 1st dose of COVID vaccine on first day

A total of 1,28,630 beneficiaries over 60 years of age and 18,850 aged 45 and above with co-morbidities took the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine...