Pakistan reports 645 new cases of coronavirus: Health ministry

The Ministry of National Health Services said the nation also reported deaths of seven more patients due to which the toll has surged to 6,415.

published on : 19th September 2020

India overtakes USA to record highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

The Ministry further stated that timely steps taken by the government to detect the virus have resulted in this global achievement.

published on : 19th September 2020

Ex gratia extended to private healthcare staff in Telangana

As per IMA Telangana chapter, nine doctors and about 10-14 healthcare staff from private sector have died while as a result of discharging duties.

published on : 11th September 2020

479 health workers infected in 9 days, Kerala records Covid highest spike

Improper handling/wearing of PPE kits and not following social distancing among reasons cited

published on : 10th September 2020

Some states not using optimal capacity for conducting RT-PCR tests: Health Ministry

Health ministry drawn the attention of the states to the fact that they do have an installed capacity of conducting more RT-PCR tests and hence they need to scale it up.

published on : 4th September 2020

Telangana, Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka, Puducherry, Punjab have higher COVID infection rate among healthcare workers

Union health ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said the positivity rate of healthcare workers is tracked by the ministry and shared with the states and UTs.

published on : 3rd September 2020

COVID-19: 12 States/UTs have recovery rate more than national average, says Health Ministry

According to the government data, two states -- Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, alone account for around 30 per cent of the total recoveries.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Step-by-Step guide to choosing Health Insurance

Not knowing how to buy medical insurance – people go and buy a big (its relative, is it not?)  People who have general medical insurance run the risk that their claim will be paid only partially.

published on : 31st August 2020

Over 300 trained in Karnataka to rid stigma against COVID-19 health workers

The first set of trained professionals include psychiatrists, mental health programme officers and doctors at district primary health centres.

published on : 31st August 2020

COVID-19 recoveries cross 27 lakh, case fatality rate drops to 1.79 per cent: Health Ministry

India's recovery rate amongst the COVID-19 patients has improved to 76.61 per cent and is demonstrating continuous progress.

published on : 30th August 2020

My secret: Kashayam and pranayamam

Hyderabad’s renowned nutritionist Sridevi Jasti talks about her special immunity-boosting concoction made of ginger, turmeric, pepper and other special herbs

published on : 29th August 2020

UP announces Rs 75,000 incentive, life insurance for COVID warriors

The state has also asked anaesthetics, cardiologists, nephrologists, chest physicians, gynaecologists and paediatricians to get themselves registered for the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana.

published on : 25th August 2020

COVID-19 test results via SMS soon, says minister

Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said that in two weeks, the government would launch an automated system so that the people in the State could receive Covid-19 test results through SMS.

published on : 24th August 2020

More healthcare workers testing positive causes worry

Since Sunday, 90 health workers have tested positive in the district.

published on : 22nd August 2020

Health official ends life, medical services in Mysuru hit

Health workers protest after Nanjangud taluk health officer’s death , Sources say immense pressure put on officer by higher-ups, leave denied

published on : 21st August 2020
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