• otv

Tag: Union Health Ministry

India To Resume Vaccine Maitri, To Export Jabs From October
Vaccine Maitri: India To Resume Export Of Vaccines From October

Union Health Minister on Monday said that India's vaccination drive has been a role model for the world and India will be resuming export of vaccines under 'Vaccine Maitri' to fulfil the commitment towards COVAX.

70 Lakh Consultations Completed On Telemedicine Platform eSanjeevani: Govt
70 Lakh Consultations Completed On Telemedicine Platform eSanjeevani: Govt

According to the statement, 420 OPDs are hosted on eSanjeevani and the platform hosts speciality and super-speciality OPDs as well.

WHO Has Not Associated Indian Variant With B.1.617, Clarifies Health Ministry
WHO Has Not Associated 'Indian Variant' With B.1.617, Clarifies Health Ministry

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare clarified on Wednesday that WHO has not associated the term "Indian Variant" with B.1.617, now classified as "Variant of Concern".

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…

Situation-CRITICAL
Delhi, 9 States Account For 75 Percent Of New COVID-19 Cases: Health Ministry

New Delhi: Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan reported 75.01 per cent of the new COVID-19 cases registered in a day, the…

COVID19: India Placed 2nd After US In Daily Vaccination Numbers
COVID19: India Placed 2nd After US In Daily Vaccination Numbers

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that India is placed second after the US in terms of daily Covid-19 vaccination numbers. According to the Health Ministry data,…

New Double Mutant Variant Of SARS-CoV-2 Detected In India Along With Several Other 'Variants Of Concern': Govt
New Double Mutant Variant Of SARS-CoV-2 Detected In India Along With Several Other 'Variants Of Concern': Govt

New Delhi: A new “double mutant variant” of SARS-CoV-2 has been detected in India in addition to the several “variants of concern” that have already been found in at least 18 states, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. Some of these “variants of concern” had earlier been detected abroad. The ministry, however, said it […]

187 Persons With UK COVID-19 Strain, 4 With SA Variant Identified In India Today
187 Persons With UK COVID-19 Strain, 4 With SA Variant Identified In India Today

New Delhi: As many as 187 persons in India have been identified with UK COVID-19 variant, while 4 returnees from South Africa have been identified with the South African strain of Coronavirus today, informed Dr Balram Bhargava, Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). All confirmed cases are quarantined and treated. Meanwhile, their […]

Polio Ravivar: 89 Lakh Kids Below 5 Yrs Given Polio Drops Across India
Polio Ravivar: 89 Lakh Kids Below 5 Yrs Given Polio Drops Across India

New Delhi: Around 89 lakh children under five years of age, as per provisional data, were given polio drops across the country on Sunday on the occasion of Polio National Immunization Day, also known as ‘Polio Ravivar’, the Union health ministry said. The vaccination was done at around 7 lakh booths which were staffed with […]

India Reports Over 14K New Covid-19 Cases, 152 Deaths In 24 Hours
India Reports Over 14K New Covid-19 Cases, 152 Deaths In 24 Hours

New Delhi: With 14,256 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the Covid-19 tally in India rose to 1,06,39,684 while the recoveries have surged to 1,02,83,708, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday. For the past 16 days, the country has been recording less than 20,000 daily new infections even as […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Drive: Nearly 10 Lakh Beneficiaries Vaccinated So Far
COVID-19 Vaccination Drive: Nearly 10 Lakh Beneficiaries Vaccinated So Far

New Delhi: The Union health Ministry on Thursday said that nearly ten lakh beneficiaries have been vaccinated till now, with no death following the vaccination drive. “A total of 9,99,065 beneficiaries vaccinated till 06:00 pm. No case of serious or severe adverse event following immunisation attributed to vaccination till date,” Health Ministry Additional Secretary Manohar […]

dry run for covid vaccination
Another Vaccine Dry Run To Be Conducted In All States, UTs On Jan 8

New Delhi: Ahead of the roll-out of coronavirus vaccine in a few days, another dry-run will be conducted across the country on January 8. The Central Government is gearing up for the roll-out of COVID19 vaccine across the country. Union Health Ministry has been pro-actively carrying out the preparations for roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine, in […]

Health Ministry Cautions On 'Adverse' Effects Of COVID-19 Vaccination, Asks States To Remain Prepared
Health Ministry Cautions On 'Adverse' Effects Of COVID-19 Vaccination, Asks States To Remain Prepared

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that India is doing relatively well in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, besides speaking about the way forward – vaccines. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that 29,000 cold-chain points, 240 walk-in coolers, 70 walk-in freezers, 45,000 ice-lined refrigerators, 41,000 deep freezers and 300 solar […]

All Medical Colleges In Odisha To Reopen From December 1
Centre Asks States To Take Steps To Reopen Medical Colleges Before Dec 1

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry Wednesday asked state governments to initiate steps for reopening of medical colleges from December 1 or before it, but with strict adherence to all COVID-19 related guidelines. Educational institutions in the country have been closed since March in view of the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to the chief […]

Ganjam's First Zero COVID-19 Infection Day In Over 6 Months
India's COVID-19 Caseload Breaches 81 Lakh Mark With 48,648 Fresh Infections

New Delhi: With 48,648 fresh COVID-19 infections, India’s caseload rose to 81,37,119 on Saturday, while the number of recoveries crossed the 74-lakh mark, pushing the recovery rate to 91.34 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The country’s COVID-19 death toll climbed to 1,21,641 with 551 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 […]

Covid-19: Health Ministry Rushes Central Teams To 5 States
Covid-19: Health Ministry Rushes Central Teams To 5 States

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday deputed high level Central teams to Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal. These States have been reporting a surge in the number of new Covid cases in the recent days. Each team comprises of a Joint Secretary, who is the nodal officer […]

ICMR
COVID19 2nd Sero Survey: ICMR Shares Major Findings

New Delhi: The key findings of the second round of sero-survey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) suggested that India had 87 million Covid-19 patients by the end of August. Sharing the details during the weekly press briefing of the Union Health Ministry on on Tuesday, ICMR Director-General Balram Bharghav said that […]

COVID-19-Recovery-In-India
COVID-19: India Conducts Nearly 8.5 Lakh Tests In A Day, Recovery Rate Rises To 71.17%

New Delhi: India has conducted a record 8,48,728 tests for detection of COVID-19 in a day with an aim to achieve a daily target of 10 lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. The cumulative figure of tests has now gone up to 2,76,94,416 as a result of ramping up of testing facilities on […]

COVID-19-Doctors
With Almost 3/4 Patients Recovering, Odisha's Cure Rate At 5th Spot Nationally!

India so far has reported over 3.80 lakh confirmed COVID-19 cases, 13,586 new infections in the last 24 hours, with an overall recovery count above 2 lakh. The trend is changing, and so are the COVID figures. The national recovery rate has touched 53.79%, up from 38.29% on May 18, while over 20 States have […]

COVID-19-India-cases
Coronavirus: India Surpasses UK To Becomes 4th Worst Covid-Hit Country In Terms Of Cases

New Delhi: India recorded over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases in a day for the first time, taking the tally to 2,97,535, while the death toll rose to 8,498 with a record single-day spike of 396 fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The country has registered 10,956 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 […]

Covid
India’s COVID-19 Tally Crosses 2.5 Lakh Mark, 206 Dead In Last 24 Hours

New Delhi: The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 7,315 and the total number of cases climbed to 2,56,611 in the country, registering an increase of 206 deaths and 9,983 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry said on Monday. The number of active coronavirus cases stands at 1,25,381 while 1,24,095 […]

Odisha-COVID-19
India’s COVID-19 Tally Crosses 2 Lakh Mark, 217 dead in last 24 hours

New Delhi: The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 5,815 and the total number of cases climbed to 2,07,615 in the country, registering an increase of 217 deaths and 8,909 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday. The number of active coronavirus cases stands at 1,01,497, while 1,00,302 […]

COVID-19
India records highest single-day spike of 8380 new COVID-19 cases, death toll climbs to 5164

New Delhi: India registered its highest single-day spike of COVID-19 cases on Sunday with 8,380 new infections reported in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s tally to 1,82,143, while the death toll rose to 5,164, according to the Union Health Ministry. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood to 89,995, while 86,983 people have […]

COVID-19-India-Update
COVID-19 Update: India Records Highest Single-Day Spike With 265 Deaths And 7964 Coronavirus Cases

New Delhi: The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,971 and the number of cases climbed to 1,73,763 in India registering a record single day spike of 265 deaths and 7,964 cases till Saturday 8 am, according to the Union Health Ministry. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 86,422 in India while […]

Coronavirus
COVID-19 Cases In India: 6566 new cases, 194 deaths in last 24 hours

New Delhi: The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,531 and the number of cases climbed to 1,58,333 in the country, registering an increase of 194 deaths and 6,566 cases in the last 24 hours till 8 am, the Union Health Ministry said. The number of active COVID-19 cases stand at 86,110 while 67,691 […]