Tag: Health Ministry

Medical-beds
PSUs Asked To Dedicate Hospital Beds For COVID-19 Management

New Delhi: To augment hospital infrastructure for management of severe cases of coronavirus, the Union Health Ministry has advised all central ministries to ask hospitals under their control or PSUs…

'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 […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: Govt Places New Purchase Order For 10 Crore Doses Of Covishield
Interval Between Doses Of Covishield Extended To 4-8 Weeks

New Delhi: India has decided to extend the interval between doses of Covishield vaccines from four to eight to four to eight weeks, the Health Ministry said on Monday. The Ministry said that protection is enhanced if the second dose of Covishield is administered between 6-8 weeks, but not later than stipulated period of 8 […]

Union Health Ministry Issues Advisory To States, UTs To Expand COVID-19 Vaccination
Union Health Ministry Issues Advisory To States, UTs To Expand COVID-19 Vaccination

New Delhi: The Union Health ministry said on Thursday that an advisory has been issued to all states and Union Territories to expand Covid-19 vaccination to all public healthcare facilities along with medical centres empanelled in the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) and PM Jan Aarogya Yojna (PM-JAY) for the next phase of vaccination for […]

Coronavirus
Preventive Measures To Contain COVID-19 Spread In Offices; Check The SOP Of Health Ministry

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed a workshop on “Covid-19 Management: Experience, Good Practices and Way Forward” with health leaders, experts and officials of 10 neighbouring countries. The Prime Minister lauded the way the health systems of the countries cooperated during the pandemic and for meeting the challenge in the most densely populated […]

18-19 COVID-19 Vaccines In Different Stages Of Trials: Health Min
18-19 COVID-19 Vaccines In Different Stages Of Trials: Health Min

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday that 18-19 potential vaccines against novel coronavirus were in different stages of clinical trials, adding that vaccination of around 27 crore Indians above the age of 50 will begin three weeks from now. “Some are in Phase I, some in Phase II, and a few […]

Aadhaar Not Mandatory For Registration On Co-WIN Portal: Union MoS Health Choubey
Aadhaar Not Mandatory For Registration On Co-WIN Portal: Union MoS Health Choubey

New Delhi: Aadhaar is not mandatory for registration on Co-WIN portal, Union Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey informed Lok Sabha on Friday. Providing details about the Co-WIN portal, he said it has been developed by the Ministry of Health, government of India with the support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), India […]

55L Covaxin Procured For Rs 206 Per Dose, 1.1 Cr Covidshield Vaccines For Rs 200 A Piece
55L Covaxin Procured For Rs 206 Per Dose, 1.1 Cr Covidshield Vaccines For Rs 200 A Piece

New Delhi: Days before the commencement of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that 1.1 crore Covishield and 55 lakh Covaxin vaccines have been procured at a cost of Rs 200 and Rs 206 per dose, respectively. However, BBIL will provide 16.5 lakh doses of Covaxin free of cost […]