Union Health Ministry

Centre releases Covid data showing severity, demography of victims in 2nd wave same as in 1st wave

The release of the statistics follows growing panic in the country over concerns that the second wave is somehow more powerful and could cause greater havoc.

published on : 21st April 2021

Lockdowns, curfews should not affect vaccination drive against COVID: Centre to States, UTs

The ministry said that vaccination services should be provided in a separate building/block in these hospitals that are distinctly separated from COVID centres.

published on : 18th April 2021

Odisha seeks more vaccine doses as over 50 percent of session sites run out of stock

Health officials said Odisha required more doses of Covishield as the vaccine has been approved for the entire state while Covaxin has been allowed for Bhubaneswar only.

published on : 16th April 2021

Ten states including Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka show steep rise in daily Covid-19 cases

India's total active caseload has increased to 9,79,608 and now comprises 7.50 per cent of the country's total infections.

published on : 9th April 2021

India records highest single-day vaccination coverage

Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala account for 60 per cent of the cumulative vaccine doses given till now.

published on : 6th April 2021

Eight states witness steep rise in COVID cases, account for 81.42 per cent of single-day infections

Ten districts -- Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Thane, Nashik, Bengaluru Urban, Aurangabad, Delhi, Ahmednagar and Nanded -- account for 50 per cent of the total active caseload of the country.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Centre says Covid-19 situation turning from bad to worse, whole country 'at risk'

All states and Union Territories are reporting a surge in cases and there is a need to significantly and exponentially increase the number of COVID-19 tests.

published on : 30th March 2021

Take necessary steps to regulate crowd in upcoming festivals: Centre tells States on rising Covid cases

Further, states and UTs, based on their assessment of the situation, are allowed to impose local restrictions at the district, sub-district, and city and ward levels.

published on : 26th March 2021

Nearly 40,000 fresh Covid-19 cases recorded in India, highest single-day spike in 2021

 The daily rise in infections (39,726) was the highest recorded in 110 days, while the death toll increased to 1,59,370 with 154 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

published on : 19th March 2021

With over 20 lakh doses, India records highest single-day COVID-19 vaccinations

There are currently 2,02,022 active cases in the country, 1.78 per cent of the total positive cases, including 24,882 new cases in the last 24 hours.

published on : 13th March 2021

15 lakh people vaccinated against Covid-19 on March 5, highest in 24 hours: Union Health ministry

The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive commenced from March 1 for those above 60 years of age and for people aged 45 years and above with specified co-morbid conditions.

published on : 6th March 2021

India records 16,738 fresh Covid-19 cases, 138 deaths in last 24 hours

The active caseload increased to 1,51,708 which  comprises 1.37 per cent of the total infections, the data stated.

published on : 25th February 2021

89 lakh kids below 5 years given polio drops across India on 'Polio Ravivar': Health ministry

Vaccination teams have also been deployed at bus terminals, railway stations, airports and ferry crossing to vaccinate children in transit to ensure no child misses the life-saving dose.

published on : 31st January 2021

Over 23 lakh healthcare workers immunized against Covid so far across India, says Centre

Till date, there have been the total 16 hospitalizations which is  0.0007 per cent of the total people vaccinated so far, additional secretary in the Union Health Ministry Dr Manohar Agnani said.

published on : 27th January 2021

More COVID-19 vaccines on their way in India, says Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Addressing an online 'Future Investment Initiative' event, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said it is evident that the current crisis of COVID-19 pandemic will reshape the world as one knew.

published on : 27th January 2021
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