coronavirus

One million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India in just 6 days: Health ministry

The UK took 18 days whereas the US took 10 days to reach the one million mark, the ministry said.

published on : 24th January 2021

India records 14,849 fresh Covid-19 cases, 155 more fatalities

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 1,03,16,786, pushing the national COVID-19 recovery rate to 96.83 per cent.

published on : 24th January 2021

Vaccine diplomacy a game-changer for Pharma sector

In the years ahead, analysts and business historians would probably call this the defining moment of India’s economic diplomacy.

published on : 24th January 2021

COVID positivity rate falls to 6.91% after 1.28 crore sample tests in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh reported 158  fresh Covid-19 cases, 172 recoveries and one death in the 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday.

published on : 24th January 2021

Over 1.5 lakh healthcare workers vaccinated in Odisha

The Covid-19 vaccination drive was carried out at 224 session sites in 23 districts. Covishield was administered at 216 sites and Covaxin in eight sites.

published on : 24th January 2021

Consider vaccinating aviation sector workers on priority basis after health workers: MoCA to MoHFW

The frontline workers mentioned in the December 28 guidelines does not include aviation sector employees but personnel from the armed forces, prison staff, municipal workers, among others.

published on : 24th January 2021

6,967 people get COVID-19 vaccine jabs on day five in Delhi, some centers achieve 100 per cent turnout

For Saturday, 8,100 vaccinations were targeted at 81 centres across 11 districts of the national capital.

published on : 24th January 2021

Maharashtra vaccine drive to be held five-day a week, one lakh covered so far

Pradeep Vyas, principal secretary, state health department, said the number of days to conduct the vaccination drive per week has been raised from four days to five days now.

published on : 24th January 2021

Government teacher dies of COVID-19 in Ludhiana; 12 colleagues, three students test positive

Schools in the state reopened for classes 5 to 12 from January 7 after a government order.

published on : 23rd January 2021

After Sasikala, relative and cell mate Ilavarasi tests positive for coronavirus

After she tested positive, as she was asymptomatic, she was given initial treatment at the prison hospital before shifting to the Victoria Hospital.  

published on : 23rd January 2021

INTERVIEW | Healthcare workers should not fear vaccination, says Dr Samiran Panda

In a clinical trial mode, the recipient of a vaccine is monitored with a greater rigor once she/he opts in for administration of the vaccine in concern, she said.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Sri Lanka to receive COVID-19 vaccines from India next week: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Front-line health workers, the Army and the police and the most vulnerable elderly will be given the vaccine as a priority, the president said.

published on : 23rd January 2021

WHO chief Ghebreyesus thanks PM Modi for 'continued support' to global COVID-19 response

Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and the Maldives have already received India's COVID-19 vaccines under grant assistance in sync with its "Neighbourhood First” policy.

published on : 23rd January 2021

150 people infected with UK variant of COVID-19 in India, says Govt

Their close contacts have also been put under quarantine. Comprehensive contact tracing has been initiated for co-travellers, family contacts and others.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Halsey cancels long-postponed Manic tour amid COVID-19 pandemic

The singer said that fans will soon receive an email from their point of purchase with instructions regarding how to receive the ticket refund.

published on : 23rd January 2021
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