coronavirus in India

Finding humour through a mask in this war against Covid-19

In this war - it can be justifiably described as that - every individual needs to be a fortress, the mask being the prime one, vaccination or not.

published on : 18th May 2021

Special Covid services such as plasma bank, oxygen supply in Rachakonda

Praana Vayu Seva, a joint initiative between Rachakonda Police and Rachakonda Security Council, was created to deliver oxygen cylinders to Covid-19 patients. 

published on : 16th May 2021

Covid-19: Karimnagar Civil Hospital gets seven new ventilators

With the arrival of seven new ventilators, the hospital currently has about 40 ventilators to cater to the requirements of critical Covid patients. 

published on : 16th May 2021

COVID-19: Liquid Medical Oxygen, cylinders arrive at Mumbai port from Kuwait

Meanwhile, an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft airlifted three oxygen containers to Kuwait for recharging and subsequent return by sea.

published on : 15th May 2021

All civil hospitals in Assam to have their own oxygen plants: Health Minister Keshab Mahanta

Health Minister Keshab Mahanta made the statement during a visit to the Nalbari Swahid Mukunda Kakati Civil Hospital to take stock of the COVID situation.

published on : 13th May 2021

Plateauing in daily new Covid cases, positivity rate recorded over past three days: Centre

According to the government, the number of districts with week-on week rise in Covid-19 tests, yet decline in positivity rate has increased from 125 in April 22-28 to 338 between May 6 and 12.

published on : 13th May 2021

PM Modi to interact with DMs of 100 high Covid-19 caseload districts 

This will be the first such interaction that the prime minister will have with top district-level administrative officers on the COVID-19 situation.

published on : 13th May 2021

IIT-Kharagpur announces total campus shutdown till May 23 due to COVID-19 pandemic

Except for essential services, no work will be done from the IIT-Kharagpur campus, Registrar Tamal Nath said.

published on : 13th May 2021

States gear up to tackle COVID-19 in villages with online consultations, surveillance committees

The initiatives have been taken by states in consultation with the Centre to stop the virus from spreading further in villages, government sources said.

published on : 13th May 2021

Airlifting empty tankers, training 500 drivers to ramp up oxygen supply: Home Ministry

Moreover, 1,252 oxygen cylinders, three oxygen generation plants and 835 oxygen concentrators have also been imported, the officer said.

published on : 11th May 2021

Covid-19 restrictions being enhanced to contain pandemic in Kargil

Kargil has recorded 44 COVID-related deaths among the 2,680 positive cases since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM on Covid-19 situation in India, asks him to remove tinted glasses

The former Congress president also asked people to join the 'SpeakUpToSaveLives' campaign to strengthen the fight against COVID-19.

published on : 11th May 2021

1,952 employees succumbed to Covid-19; 1000 infected daily: Indian Railways

The Railways is one of the largest employers in not just the country but the world with around 13 lakh employees.

published on : 10th May 2021

Maharashtra to have separate COVID-19 task force for children

More than 1.30 lakh minors in the state have been infected by coronavirus during the second wave which began around February 15, as per official data.

published on : 7th May 2021
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