Tag: Union Health Ministry

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…

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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 […]

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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 […]