COVID 19 Pandemic in India

25.2 per cent college students in Coimbatore discontinue studies to support their families: Survey

Of the 544 students who took part in the survey, till now, 57.2 per cent said they stayed away from classes out of fear of contracting Covid-19.

published on : 17th September 2021

Monthly production capacity of Covishield projected to increase to 120 million, Covaxin to 58 million doses: Minister

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya was responding to a question on the current capacity to manufacture Covaxin and Covishield in the country

published on : 3rd August 2021

Saving on rent: Storage spaces come to the rescue of techies working from home

​With many employees still working from home and remain unsure of when they will be shifting back to Hyderabad, household storage spaces have turned to be an affordable place.

published on : 28th June 2021

TNIE Covid Think Tank: Vaccination should be the priority now, says Dr Swapneil Parikh

Having a lockdown and then opening up everything does not make sense as the outbreak size and the epidemic scale remain the same in this case, said Dr Parikh.

published on : 9th June 2021

States, UTs have stock of more than 1.57 crore COVID-19 vaccines: Centre

The Centre has so far provided, both through the free of cost and through direct state procurement categories, more than 23 crore vaccine doses to states and UTs.

published on : 1st June 2021

Once a Covid-19 hotspot, Odisha's Sundargarh seeks vaccination ramp up

According to available statistics, of nearly 9.24 lakh population in the 18-44 age group in Sundargarh, merely 1.22 lakh in and around Rourkela city got vaccinated in May alone in a special drive.

published on : 1st June 2021

To an extent, Ernakulam succeeded in containing Covid-19 spread: Minister P Rajeeve

​Speaking after a review meeting to assess the Covid situation in Ernakulam, the minister said there is only one panchayat left in the district which has a test positivity rate above 50%.

published on : 24th May 2021

Special Covid services such as plasma bank, oxygen supply in Rachakonda

Praana Vayu Seva, a joint initiative between Rachakonda Police and Rachakonda Security Council, was created to deliver oxygen cylinders to Covid-19 patients. 

published on : 16th May 2021

Covid-19: Karimnagar Civil Hospital gets seven new ventilators

With the arrival of seven new ventilators, the hospital currently has about 40 ventilators to cater to the requirements of critical Covid patients. 

published on : 16th May 2021

1,000 beds arranged at Covid Care Centres in 16 temples across Andhra Pradesh

Based on the space available in the temple buildings,  beds have been arranged to treat COVID-19 patients and doctors will monitor their activities round the clock.

published on : 16th May 2021

Centre to supply 1.92 crore free Covid vaccines to states, UTs this month

The Union Health Ministry said the state-wise allocations have been made on the consumption pattern and beneficiary load for second doses during the upcoming fortnight.

published on : 14th May 2021

SSLC exams postponed in Karnataka due to spike in COVID-19 cases

The Education Minister said that the revised dates will be announced much ahead of schedule, as he appealed to the students not to get disheartened and continue with their preparations for the exams.

published on : 13th May 2021

'It's inhuman and criminal': Priyanka Gandhi demands judicial probe into bodies floating in Ganga

'There must be an immediate judicial enquiry headed by a High Court Judge into these events,' Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wrote on Twitter.

published on : 13th May 2021

States gear up to tackle COVID-19 in villages with online consultations, surveillance committees

The initiatives have been taken by states in consultation with the Centre to stop the virus from spreading further in villages, government sources said.

published on : 13th May 2021

States to receive 7 lakh additional COVID-19 vaccine doses within next three days: Centre

The ministry said the Government of India has been supporting the nationwide vaccination drive by providing COVID vaccines free of cost to states and UTs.

published on : 11th May 2021
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