Advisory Group recommends Covovax for 12-17 children; no decision yet on vaccinating kids below 12
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.
COVID pandemic hit hard leprosy patients in India: Experts
With positive cases of the infection now on the wane, NGOs and groups working for leprosy patients are planning to restart their activities.
Bangladesh returnee tests positive for COVID in Bengal, genome sequencing underway for Omicron variant
The patient was found positive for the infection on Friday and admitted to state-run Beleghata ID and BG Hospital.
2,95,000 Covid vaccines available for 18-44 age group in Delhi: AAP MLA Atishi
Talking about the vaccine stock available for people above 45 years, Atishi said there are almost 8,50,000 Covid doses in the present stock, of which 7,65,000 are Covishield and 80,000 Covaxin.
COVID-19: No sitting of regular courts in Allahabad HC next week
The order said that during the aforesaid period only the special benches constituted for hearing urgent matters will hold court.
Uttar Pradesh: Schools for students up to Class 8 shut till April 4 amidst rising COVID-19 cases
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath issued the fresh directions during a review meeting at his 5-Kalidas Marg residence.
Retired judge dies of COVID-19 in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar
The CMO said eight more people recovered from the infection, pushing the recovery count to 8,600 in Muzaffarnagar.
19,600 received first dose of COVID vaccine in Mizoram so far
Around 15,750 health workers and 27,557 frontline personnel have been registered for receiving the first dose of the vaccine, the official said.
Maharashtra educator gets award for novel teaching method in lockdown
After developing listening skill, students would narrate the same story through which they developed speaking skill.
India reports 18,088 fresh COVID-19 cases, 264 succumb to virus in last 24 hours
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 99,97,272 pushing the national recovery rate to 96.36 per cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.45 per cent.
New COVID strain: UK returnee tests positive in Maharashtra's Aurangabad
A woman, who had returned to Aurangabad in Maharashtra from the UK in the last few weeks, has tested coronavirus positive.
Revamping infra to meet COVID-19 norms to scheduling classes, schools prepare to reopen
In the NCR, a few schools have reopened for students from classes 9 to 12 to come on a voluntary basis to seek academic guidance.
Cinema halls to reopen in West Bengal from October 1: CM Mamata Banerjee
Cinema halls are set to reopen in Bengal from October 1 after remaining closed for over six months in the wake of the pandemic.
COVID-19 tally in India over 51 lakh, recoveries cross 40 lakh
The total recoveries surged to 40,25,079 while the active cases of COVID-19 crossed 10 lakh for the first time.
India putting up well-planned fight against COVID-19: Union Home Minister Amit Shah
Amit Shah said India is putting up a well-planned fight against the pandemic under PM Narendra Modi's leadership.
Puducherry may have two-day lockdown every week to curb COVID-19: Health Minister
Puducherry Health Minister Malladi Krishna Rao said that presently complete lockdown was imposed on Tuesdays as Saturday & Sundays were considered auspicious for holding wedding events.
Centre mulls 'Mission COVID Suraksha' with Rs 3,000-crore corpus
The aim of the mission is to accelerate the development of at least six vaccine candidates and ensure that they are licensed and introduced in market for emergency use at the earliest.
Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flight movements up 12 times at Goa airport
Till Monday, Goa reported 11,994 COVID-19 cases and 111 deaths due to the disease, as per official figures.
With total 2,546 reports, Gurugram records highest coronavirus cases in Haryana
Among the 389 new cases in the state, Gurugram reported 191, taking the total number of cases in the district to 2,737, of which 1,760 are active.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test