Covid-19

Maharashtra COVID-19: Nagpur records 6,956 cases, 79 casualties 

As many as 5,004 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the count of recoveries to 2,43,603, leaving the region with 66,208 active cases, he said.

published on : 17th April 2021

Pharma companies cut Remdesivir injection prices on govt intervention: NPPA 

Drug companies like Cadila Healthcare, Dr Reddy's Laboratories and Cipla have cut the prices of their respective brands of Remdesivir injection (100 mg/vial).

published on : 17th April 2021

Tried to discuss oxygen issue with Modi on phone but PM was busy in WB polls: Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray appealed to the industrial sector to plan a COVID-appropriate work-style to ensure that the economy is not impacted in case of a "third wave of coronavirus".

published on : 17th April 2021

Double mutant found in 50% of Covid samples tested in Maharashtra

Overall, the country is recording over 7% growth in active cases which has now crossed the 16 lakh mark and at least 12 states in India are reporting an explosive surge in daily cases.

published on : 17th April 2021

CM Kejriwal reports shortage of oxygen, Remdesivir supplies in Delhi amid 'serious and worrisome' situation

The number of COVID-19 cases is rising rapidly with 24,000 fresh cases reported in the last 24 hours, he said in an online media briefing.

published on : 17th April 2021

Jamia Millia Islamia defers PhD entrance exams amid rise in coronavirus cases 

According to a notice from JMI, the tests that were scheduled to be held on April 20, 22, 24, and April 26 will be held at a later date.

published on : 17th April 2021

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, section of Haryana officials allowed work from home 

Officers of the level of deputy secretary, equivalent and above are to attend offices on regular basis, it said.

published on : 17th April 2021

Coronavirus: States ask Centre to increase supply of oxygen cylinders, Remdesivir to hospitals 

Vardhan said about 1.58 crore doses are still available with the states while another 1.16 crore doses are in pipeline, to be delivered by next week.

published on : 17th April 2021

Congress criticises PM Modi for addressing election rallies instead of cordinating pandemic control

Congress' senior spokesperson P Chidambaram said the prime minister should be at his job, sitting at his desk and coordinating with chief ministers in handling the COVID pandemic.

published on : 17th April 2021

Delhi hospitals turning away COVID patients despite bed availability will face action, warns Sisodia

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reviewed the COVID-19 situation along with Sisodia, Health minister Satyendar Jain and top officials.

published on : 17th April 2021

Kerala urgently needs 50 lakh vaccine doses to fight COVID-19 surge: Health Minister Shailaja

"As per the sero surveillance survey, 11 per cent of the people in the state have contracted the virus. Which means we need to protect around 89% of the people from the infection," she said

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID-19: Gujarat makes RT-PCR test must for Kumbh returnees

Gujarat on Friday added the highest number of 8,920 new coronavirus positive cases in a day, taking the tally to 3,84,688, while a record 94 patients died. 

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COVID-19: Sonia Gandhi questions Centre's 'thundering silence' on requests of Opposition-ruled states, says India caught off guard again

Making a host of suggestions to the government, Gandhi said the Centre must also reconsider its priority of candidates for vaccination.

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID-19: Priyanka Gandhi calls PM Modi the 'pilot who pressed eject button during emergency'

The Congress-led opposition has been criticising the government over its handling of the pandemic and the vaccination drive.

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID-19 spike, thick fog lead to low voter turnout in Belagavi Lok Sabha bypoll

In an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19, voters are being made to undergo temperature screening and given sanitisers before they enter the booths

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