Lav Agarwal

Health ministry relaxes travel norms for evacuees

The Centre on Monday revised its international travel advisory exempting Indian evacuees from pre-boarding RT-PCR test and uploading Covid vaccination certificates on the Air Suvidha portal. 

published on : 1st March 2022

No let-up in virus grip on Kerala & Mizoram 

Lav Agarwal, joint secretary in the health ministry, said that in the past four days, less than 1 lakh cases have been reported, which is “very positive news”.

published on : 11th February 2022

34 states, UTs recording decline in COVID-19 cases, positivity rate: Government

Lav Agarwal said, "A decline in COVID-19 case fatality rate has been noted with an increase in administration of vaccine doses."

published on : 4th February 2022