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Tag: Covid19 In India

WHO Congratulates India For Administering 75 Cr Vaccine Doses
WHO Congratulates India For Administering 75 Cr Vaccine Doses

The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late on Monday night. More than 67 lakh (67,04,768) vaccine doses were administered till 5:30 pm on Monday.

PM Modi Reviews COVID Situation, Calls For Constant Genome Sequencing
PM Modi Reviews COVID Situation, Calls For Constant Genome Sequencing

States are also being asked to maintain a buffer stock for drugs used in management of Covid-19, Mucormycosis, MIS-C at the district level, he was told.

Health Secy Says 2nd Wave Not Over, Cautions Against Festive Season
Health Secy Says 2nd Wave Not Over, Cautions Against Festive Season

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan also cautioned the masses against the upcoming festive season starting Friday with the Ganesh Chaturthi and urged them to avoid mass gatherings and celebrate the occasions at a low-key level.

India's Daily COVID-19 Vaccination Crosses 1 Crore Doses For 3rd Time in Row
India's Daily COVID-19 Vaccination Crosses 1 Crore Doses For 3rd Time in Row

Cumulatively, 27,64,10,694 people in the 18-44 age group have received their first dose and 3,57,76,726 the second dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.

BMC Claims Cent Percent Covid 19 Vaccination In Bhubaneswar
Over 49 Crore COVID19 Vaccine Doses Administered In India

Cumulatively, 16,92,68,754 people in the 18-44 age group have received the first dose and 1,07,72,537 have been administered the second dose of the vaccine since the start of the third phase of the nationwide inoculation drive, the ministry said.

Cytomegalovirus: 5 COVID Patients With Rectal Bleeding Identified At Delhi Hospital
40% Recovered Patients Suffer From Post-Covid Symptoms: Study

"We were seeing many such post-Covid patients in our hospital, but this survey gave us the true picture of this post-Covid Syndrome. If this is an indication to go by then we are looking at over 1 crore people in India who have recovered from Covid-19 but are still having certain symptoms,"

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COVID Third Wave Fear: Centre Cautions States As Crowds Return On Easing Of Curbs

India was hit by a brutal second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in April and May, claiming a large number of lives and forcing almost all states and UTs to imposed lockdown or other curbs.

Medha Patkar Moves SC Seeking Release Of Elderly Prisoners Amid Prevailing Covid-19 Situation
Medha Patkar Moves SC Seeking Release Of Elderly Prisoners Amid Prevailing Covid-19 Situation

"The most susceptible ones here are the aged/elderly prisoners, who have a higher chance of getting infected (specifically septuagenarian prisoners."

COVID-19 3rd Wave Can Be Prevented: VK Paul
COVID-19 3rd Wave Can Be Prevented: VK Paul

VK Paul noted that India took 141 days to reach 23 crore mark in terms of cumulative doses administered, which remains the second highest in the world after the US, which did in 134 days.

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COVID19: India's Daily Recoveries Outnumber New Cases For 11th Consecutive Day

India's cumulative recoveries reached 2,37,28,011 on Monday and the National Recovery Rate has grown further to touch 88.69 per cent, reveals the latest data of the Union Health Ministry.

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Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘Singapore COVID Variant’ Tweet Triggers Storm

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's claim on 'new variant of coronavirus' in Singapore which could reach India sparked off a diplomatic row.

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New RT-PCR Kit Developed To Detect COVID-19 Across Various Mutant Strains
New RT-PCR Kit Developed To Detect COVID-19 Across Various Mutant Strains

"The new multiplex RT-PCR kit targets two SARS-CoV-2 genes: RdRp and ORFb-nsp14, and the human RNAse P gene as the internal control to help detect a range of mutant strains,"

Oxygen Expresses Deliver Over 11,030 MT Of Liquid Medical Oxygen Across India
Oxygen Expresses Deliver Over 11,030 MT Of Liquid Medical Oxygen Across India

Oxygen Expresses had been delivering nearly 800 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen to the country daily in the last few days.

COVID19 Resurgence: India Once Again Shuts All National Parks, Sanctuaries For Tourists
COVID19 Resurgence: India Once Again Shuts All National Parks, Sanctuaries For Tourists

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Amid a massive resurgence of COVID-19 cases across the country and following the reports of deaths of lions due to the lethal virus at a zoo in Hyderabad,…

COVID Third Wave In India Inevitable, Warns Govt's Scientific Advisor
COVID Third Wave In India Inevitable, Warns Govt's Scientific Advisor

New Delhi: The third wave of Covid is inevitable given the amount of virus circulating in India, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government, K. VijayRaghavan warned on Wednesday. Addressing the…

Oxygen Shortage In India: Saudi Arabia To Ship 80 Metric Tonnes Of Liquid Oxygen
Oxygen Shortage In India: Saudi Arabia To Ship 80 Metric Tonnes Of Liquid Oxygen

Dubai: Saudi Arabia is shipping 80 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to India as the country is running low on supplies due to an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases. India…

PM Modi To Interact With CMs On April 8 Over COVID Situation, Vaccination Drive
PM Modi To Interact With CMs On April 8 Over COVID Situation, Vaccination Drive

New Delhi: Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers on Thursday to discuss the COVID-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination drive, sources…

'Serious Concern' Over COVID-19 Situation In 11 States/UTs: Centre
'Serious Concern' Over COVID-19 Situation In 11 States/UTs: Centre

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday said that the coronavirus situation in 11 states/Union Territories is a matter of “serious concern” and urged the Chief Secretaries and Directors General…

UK Strain Most Prevalent Amid Foreign Variants, No 'Indian' Strain: Health Ministry
UK Strain Most Prevalent Amid Foreign Variants, No 'Indian' Strain: Health Ministry

New Delhi: Amid the surge in Covid-19 cases, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that 855 patients in India have been found to be affected with the UK, South African and Brazilian mutant variants of coronavirus. According to the data provided during the weekly press conference, 807 coronavirus positive cases have been found to […]

8 Maharashtra Districts Among 10 Most COVID-Affected: Health Ministry
8 Maharashtra Districts Among 10 Most COVID-Affected: Health Ministry

New Delhi: Eight Maharashtra districts figure in the list of the 10 districts across the country with the highest number of active Covid-19 cases, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday. Karnataka’s Bengaluru Urban and Delhi are the other two. Addressing a press meet, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that India’s total active cases […]

Scientists Say, Air Pollution May Hinder India's Fight Against COVID-19
Scientists Say, Air Pollution May Hinder India's Fight Against COVID-19

New Delhi: The causal link between air pollution and COVID-19 cases is yet to be established conclusively but long-term exposure will certainly make people more vulnerable to lung infections, warn scientists as the skies over large parts of north India, including Delhi, turn smoky and the air quality deteriorates rapidly. Their concerns come amid several […]

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Herd Immunity Against COVID-19 In India May Generate Only In Pockets, Can Be Short-Lived

New Delhi: Herd immunity against COVID-19 in India is likely to be achieved only in pockets given the many socio-economic groups in the country and may be short-lived rather than long-lasting, say scientists as sero-surveillance data from New Delhi and Mumbai raise hopes of community protection’ from the disease. Herd immunity occurs when a large […]

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Parents Want CBSE, CICSE To Scrap Pending Board Exams Due To Spike In COVID-19 Cases

New Delhi: As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, most parents say they are worried about the pending class 10 and 12 board exams by CBSE and CICSE scheduled from July 1, and demand that they be scrapped and the result be declared by either calculating the average of tests already conducted or based on an […]

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Recovery Rate In India From Covid-19 Improves To 49.47%

New Delhi: The Central government on Friday said the recovery rate of Covid-19 positive cases has increased to 49.47 per cent and a total of 1,47,194 individuals have recovered from the deadly disease. India has become the fourth worst-affected country due to the pandemic as it added around 10,000 cases for the fourth consecutive day […]

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COVID Kavach: India Develops First Indigenous Kit That Tests 90 Samples Together

New Delhi: This is one ‘Make in India’ project that will not only make you proud but save countless lives too. The National Institute of Virology in Pune has successfully developed the first indigenous anti-SARS-CoV-2A (Covid-19) human IgG ELISA test kit for antibody detection of the deadly virus, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan announced on […]

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