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'Please Watch Your Oct, Nov, Dec,' Govt Warns People Of COVID Surge During Festival, Wedding Season
'Please Watch Your Oct, Nov, Dec,' Govt Warns People Of COVID Surge During Festival, Wedding Season

Warning people about the threat of COVID-19 resurgence during the coming festival and wedding season, Health Ministry joint secretary Lav Agarwal said, "Please watch your October, November, December."

Union Health Ministry Joint Secy Lav Agarwal Tests COVID-19 Positive

New Delhi: Health Ministry’s Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal, who was the face of the Covid-19 press briefing at the start of the pandemic’s outbreak, has tested positive for the viral disease, an official said on Friday. A top-ranking official from National Centre for Disease Control confirmed that Agarwal, 48, has tested positive. “The current condition […]

We Have To Learn To Live With Coronavirus: Health Ministry

New Delhi: With the number of coronavirus cases in the country climbing to 56,342 on Friday, the Union Health Ministry said that “we have to learn to live with the virus” and that “it is a difficult battle, we need everyone’s cooperation”. Addressing mediapersons, Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary at the Health Ministry, said, “We have […]

India received 5 lakh rapid COVID-19 testing kits from China: Health Ministry

New Delhi: India has received the much-awaited five lakh rapid COVID-19 testing kits from China and these are not meant for early diagnosis of the disease rather for monitoring whether coronavirus hotspots in India are increasing or showing a declining trend, the government said on Thursday. Addressing a daily briefing on COVID-19 situation in the […]

India could've seen 8.2L COVID-19 cases by Apr 15 sans lockdown, containment steps: Health ministry

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Saturday said that the number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases in the country could have increased to 8.2 lakh by April 15 had India not implemented a lockdown and other containment measures. Addressing a daily briefing on the coronavirus situation of the country, Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry […]

COVID-19 cases spiked due to Tablighi Jamaat: Union Health Ministry

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday said that coronavirus (COVID-19) cases may rise due to negligence and carelessness. The ministry said this with reference to the recent Markaz Nizamuddeen episode in Delhi. Speaking at a press briefing, Joint Secretary of the Health Ministry Lav Agarwal said at least 386 […]