Mumbai civic chief orders increase in testing; mass-testing in housing societies where COVID cases are found
The number of daily COVID-19 tests should be increased to over 30,000 from the current 8,000 tests, as the rate of infection has reached 8 per cent which is a warning sign.
There is a rise in the weekly positivity from 0.52 per cent in a week ending May 27, 2022 to 0.73 per cent in a week ending June 3.
Follow COVID-appropriate behaviour if you don't want to face restrictions again: Maharashtra CM to people
Mumbai, which witnessed 704 cases during the day, Thane, Pune and some other urban areas are driving the surge and account for 97 per cent of the tally.
The daily number of infections in the metropolis crossed the 500 mark on February 6 this year when 536 cases were detected.
'Har Ghar Dastak 2.0' to focus on COVID vaccination of 12-18 years age group via school-based campaign
The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 193.45 crore so far.
The death toll has climbed to 5,24,490 with 31 fatalities reported from Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
In the stands, they wore their white hats and cried 'Allez!' and punctuated points with rhythmic clapping.
CCHFW passes resolution that we don't agree to WHO's estimate of India's COVID deaths: Mansukh Mandaviya
The resolution was passed on the second day of the three-day CCHFW or Swasthya Chintab Shivir', which concluded here on Saturday.
According to the resolution, India has a robust, legally mandated, comprehensive system of death registration.
According to the report, there were 4.7 million COVID deaths in India -- 10 times the official figures and almost a third of Covid deaths globally.
Dehradun's Welham Girls' School was declared a micro-containment zone on Wednesday as 16 students tested positive for COVID-19.
The study found viable coronavirus in air that could infect living cells, and these viruses could spread over a long range of distance.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury urges PM Narendra Modi to allow hybrid classes as children remain unvaccinated against COVID
Many cases of the COVID-19 infection have surfaced in the below 18 years of age category, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury claimed.
Children aged 12 to 17 years can now get the Serum Institute's coronavirus vaccine Covovax at private centres with a provision for it being made on the CoWIN portal.
Modification of COVID vaccination policy: Supreme Court asks petitioner to approach Ministry of Health
The petitioner stated that he was vaccinated with the Sputnik-V vaccine, but, since it has not been approved by the World Health Organisation, he is unable to travel abroad.
A COVID-19 vaccination staff member at a community health centre here 'accidentally' administered anti-rabies vaccine to a person, officials said.
India's drug regulator had approved Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations in adults on December 28 last year and in the 12-17 age group.
63 per cent parents say schools should offer online classes if district COVID TPR crosses 5 per cent: Survey
The survey was conducted by online platform Local Circles and it received 23,500 responses from citizens across 314 districts of India.
A recommendation on lessening the gap is expected to be made by the NTAGI which is set to hold a meeting on April 29.
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said enforcement of COVID appropriate behaviour will continue and fire audits at hospitals will be done.