Sumi Sukanya dutta
Over the past 24 hours, the country has recorded 81,466 new cases taking the cumulative active cases to 6,14, 696 the highest since October.
03 Apr 2021
The warning came as the country recorded over 4 lakh new cases over the past one week, registering nearly 58,000 daily cases on an average and a growth rate of nearly 7% active cases.
31 Mar 2021
Of the 5,33,24,811 doses of vaccine administered in India so far, less than 50 lakh or 10% vaccine doses comprise Covaxin, the country’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine.
26 Mar 2021
"We request that all eligible should immediately register and get vaccinated," the Union Minister said at a press conference.
24 Mar 2021
Government has supplied 75 million doses to states so far while 59 million doses have been exported or donated
19 Mar 2021
Mehta, in an email to his students, had hinted that a discussion with the university regarding the “prevailing circumstances” led to his exit.
18 Mar 2021
Covishield was preferred over Covaxin by students. Although provided free of charge, there has been no option for the health workers to choose between the two vaccines.
14 Mar 2021
India, too, has decided to review the hospitalisations and deaths in people who took Covishield, this newspaper has learnt.
13 Mar 2021
The clarification, however, has not quelled apprehensions that the vaccine supply may be far lesser than required as the pace of vaccination has picked up over the last few days.
10 Mar 2021
Mutant COVID-19 viruses converging to become ‘super variant’, can make pandemic situation difficult: Study
This is first ever study detecting signals of a convergence, which suggests that through mutations, the UK variant is becoming more like the South African variant and vice-versa.
09 Mar 2021
Survey on non-communicable diseases finds less intake of fruit, veg and high salt usage.
06 Mar 2021
Health minister promises that the glitches in the system will be streamlined in the days to come
02 Mar 2021
Citizens will be able to register and book an appointment for vaccination, anytime and anywhere, using the Co-WIN 2.0 portal or through other IT applications such as Arogya Setu.
28 Feb 2021
Most of the states said they did not know how many vaccine doses—or which one—will they receive as the vaccination opens up for people above 60 years and over 45 with specific comorbidities.
28 Feb 2021
Ministry of Education had estimated that it will cost about Rs 4,000 crore to the Centre, apart from states’ share, to introduce breakfast for nearly 12 crore students in 2021-2022.
27 Feb 2021