Health Ministry

Four more COVID-19 vaccines are in pipeline: Health Ministry

Elaborating further, Bhushan said Zydus Cadilla completed Phase 2 clinical trials of its coronavirus vaccine in December of last year and has been granted approval for Phase 3.

published on : 12th January 2021

54.72 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses received till Tuesday afternoon: Centre

A massive pan-India inoculation drive against COVID-19 was set in process with Covishield vaccine leaving Pune for 13 cities across India.

published on : 12th January 2021

Active COVID-19 cases in India dips to 2.16 lakh, account for 2.07 pc of total cases

Twenty-five states and Union Territories have less than 5,000 active cases, the ministry highlighted.

published on : 12th January 2021

Number of fresh COVID-19 fatalities below 170 in India after 229 days

The number of daily new fatalities has also declined substantially in the country. On Monday, less than 170 such deaths were recorded after 229 days, the ministry said.

published on : 11th January 2021

Number of people testing positive for UK variant of coronavirus climbs to 96 in India: Govt

The situation is being monitored and regular advice is being given to the states for enhanced surveillance, containment, testing and dispatch of samples to INSACOG laboratories.

published on : 11th January 2021

India's COVID-19 fatality rate declines to 1.44 per cent; daily deaths below 300 for last 16 days

Collaborative efforts of the Centre, states and UTs have resulted in strengthening of health facilities across the country, the health ministry said.

published on : 10th January 2021

New UK strain coronavirus cases go up to 90 in India

Comprehensive contact tracing has been initiated for co-travellers, family contacts and others, while genome sequencing on other specimens is going on, the ministry said.

published on : 9th January 2021

India reports 18,222 new COVID cases in 24 hours; national recovery rate 96.41 per cent

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 1,04,31,639 and the death toll climbed to 1,50,798 with the novel coronavirus virus claiming 228 lives in a span of 24 hours in India.

published on : 9th January 2021

Health Ministry warns people against fake Co-WIN apps, says official app will be launched soon

The administrator module is for the administrators who will be conducting these vaccination sessions, Union Health Ministry said.

published on : 6th January 2021

Ready to roll out COVID-19 vaccine by January 13, says Health Ministry

In the first phase, the govt will inoculate 1 crore healthcare workers, 2 crore frontline workers followed by about 27 crore people who are above 50 or have serious comorbidities.

published on : 5th January 2021

COVID-19: India's active caseload down to 2.31 lakh

This has been made possible as daily recoveries are outnumbering new infections for 39 days in a row, the ministry stated.

published on : 5th January 2021

Consistent fall in India's active caseload due to decline in daily infections: Health ministry

A net decline of 3,267 cases was recorded in the total active cases the previous day, the ministry said.

published on : 4th January 2021

From Delhi to Kerala: Pan-India COVID-19 vaccine dry run carried out across states

A dry run to assess the readiness of the mechanism was conducted successfully in Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Delhi and Maharashtra among others.

published on : 2nd January 2021

All passengers from UK to be tested for COVID-19 on arrival between January 8-30: Health Ministry

If the genomic sequencing indicates the presence of the new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the patient will continue to remain in a separate isolation unit, it said.

published on : 2nd January 2021

COVID-19 active caseload drops to 2.54 lakh in India, lowest after 179 days

The difference in the new recoveries outnumbering new cases has also improved the recovery rate to 96.08 per cent as on date.

published on : 1st January 2021
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