Health ministry

Using term 'Indian Variant' for B.1.617 strain has no basis, WHO has not done so: Health Ministry

This is to clarify that the WHO has not associated the term "Indian Variant" with the B.1.617 strain of the coronavirus in its 32 page document, it said.

published on : 12th May 2021

Active COVID-19 cases in country dip for second day

New recoveries have outshone new daily cases for the second consecutive day, the ministry said.

published on : 12th May 2021

Karnataka, Kerala, TN among 16 states showing continued increasing trend in daily Covid cases: Centre

According to the government, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Chhattisgarh were among 18 states and union territories showing continued plateauing or decrease in daily new COVID-19 cases.

published on : 11th May 2021

Active Covid cases down by over 30,000 in 24 hours, first time in 61 days: Union Health Ministry

India's cumulative recoveries have surged to 1,90,27,304 with 3,56,082 recoveries being registered in a span of 24 hours.

published on : 11th 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

COVID-19: Haryana reports highest vaccine wastage followed by Assam, Rajasthan

As per the Ministry, Haryana reported 6.49 vaccine wastage, followed by Assam with 5.92 per cent, and Rajasthan with 5.68 per cent.

published on : 11th May 2021

Budget heading for vaccination expenditure does not inhibit Centre from using funds: FinMin

Since expenditure on vaccine is one-off expenditure outside the normal Centrally-Sponsored Schemes of the health ministry, separate funding ensures easy monitoring and management of funds, it said.

published on : 10th May 2021

Indian Medical Association terms actions from Union Health Ministry's Covid management ‘lethargic’

It further said that the IMA has been insisting on the need for national lockdown to getting breathing time for the health care infrastructure to recoup.

published on : 8th May 2021

Record high 4,187 COVID-19 deaths in India, 4.01 lakh new cases

Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 37,23,446, comprising 17.01 per cent of the total infections.

published on : 8th May 2021

Telangana is top performer in COVID control: Union Health Ministry data

According to the data, the Case Positivity Rate of Telangana, as on May 7, stood at 1.14 per cent - the lowest in the country.

published on : 8th May 2021

Delhi, Maha among 13 states showing some signs of decline in new cases but still early days: Centre

There are seven states where the active cases are in the range of 50,000 to 1 lakh cases and 17 states where the active cases are more than 50,000.

published on : 3rd May 2021

SII endorses receiving Rs 1,732 cr for 11 crore doses of Covishield vaccine

The company's response came after the Health Ministry in a statement refuted allegations that it has not placed any fresh orders for the Covishield vaccine with SII.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Rahul Gandhi expresses condolences to kin of COVID patients who died due to lack of treatment

India saw 3,86,452 new coronavirus infections in a span of 24 hours, the highest single-day rise so far, pushing the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 1,87,62,976.

published on : 30th April 2021

India records new daily high of 3,86,452 fresh COVID-19 cases

Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 31,70,228 comprising 16.90 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate has further dropped to 81.99 per cent.

published on : 30th April 2021

Health Ministry releases revised guidelines for home isolation of mild COVID-19 cases

According to the revised guidelines, the patients may perform warm-water gargles or take steam inhalation twice a day.

published on : 29th April 2021
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