Facing threat of third COVID wave, India is still planning a booster shot!

Apart from Israel, Germany, France and UK have stated that they might soon begin supplying booster shots to the public.

Aug 06, 2021, 08:51 AM IST

COVID-19 alert: India reports 42,625 fresh cases, daily positivity rate at 2.31%

India reported 42,625 new coronavirus infections while as many as 562 deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, Health Ministry's data on Wednesday showed. 

Aug 04, 2021, 10:13 AM IST

Kerala can vaccinate 1 crore people per month against COVID-19: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The Chief Minister said that as many as 25 lakh doses of the COVID-19 vaccine can be given per week.

Jul 31, 2021, 07:38 AM IST

Centre says over 3.29 crore unutilised vaccine doses still available with states, private hospitals

The new phase of universalisation of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from June 21.

Jul 25, 2021, 13:22 PM IST

India records 38,949 new COVID cases in last 24 hours, 542 deaths

The positivity rate has been less than three per cent for 25 consecutive days, the Union Ministry data stated.

Jul 16, 2021, 10:20 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to interact with CMs of north-eastern states regarding COVID situation on July 13

While most parts of the country have seen a steady decline in the COVID numbers, the northeast region has been a cause of concern with the number of cases either rising or not falling.

Jul 12, 2021, 17:54 PM IST

Delhi government to conduct survey to identify children orphaned by COVID-19 pandemic

The officers have been attached with child welfare committees and district child protection units to conduct the survey by July 20.

Jul 09, 2021, 14:18 PM IST

Indian doctors who fought against COVID-19 deserve Bharat Ratna: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal said Bharat Ratna will be a `real tribute` to doctors who lost their lives while on frontline duty.

Jul 04, 2021, 16:34 PM IST

Second COVID-19 wave witnessed significantly higher mortality rate: ICMR study claims

Data collected under the NCRC were analysed to describe the differences in demographic and clinical features of COVID-19 patients recruited during these two successive waves.

Jul 03, 2021, 23:41 PM IST

COVID-19 first wave led to overuse of antibiotic medication in India: Study

"Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to global public health," said the study's senior author, Sumanth Gandra.

Jul 02, 2021, 14:06 PM IST

Delhi airport reports number of domestic passengers increased by 3 times since mid-May

The aviation sector have been badly hit due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, which is receding currently but was in full force in April and May.

Jul 02, 2021, 06:48 AM IST

Delhi records slight increase in new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths

The latest fatalities pushed the death toll in the national capital to 24,971.

Jun 29, 2021, 20:05 PM IST

Over 50 countries interested in Co-WIN platform, India ready to share software

Sources said other countries such as Vietnam, Iraq, Dominican Republic, the United Arab Emirates have also expressed interest in knowing about the Co-WIN platform.

Jun 28, 2021, 17:51 PM IST

Free COVID-19 vaccines for all 18+ citizens, no registration required: Check date, price and other details

As the nation begins the COVID-19 vaccination for all adults, here are some important points to keep in mind before getting inoculated.

Jun 20, 2021, 23:26 PM IST

COVID 3rd wave likely to hit in 6-8 weeks: Here's what Centre told states as unlocking begins

The Centre has urged the states and UTs to ensure that people follow the necessary COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Jun 20, 2021, 00:03 AM IST

Delta COVID-19 variant becoming globally dominant, says WHO official

Britain has reported a steep rise in infections with the Delta variant, while Germany's top public health official predicted it would rapidly become the dominant variant there despite rising vaccination rates. The Kremlin blamed a surge in COVID-19 cases on reluctance to have vaccinations and 'nihilism' after record new infections in Moscow, mostly with the new Delta variant, fanned fears of a third wave.

Jun 18, 2021, 21:24 PM IST

Haryana extends summer vacations in schools till June 15

According to an order issued by the Directorate of School Education, the state government decided to extend the summer holidays after taking the coronavirus situation into account. The Haryana government had earlier declared summer vacations in schools till May 31.

May 28, 2021, 21:38 PM IST

CBSE board exams 2021: Supreme Court adjourns plea seeking cancellation of Class 12 exams for May 31

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 28) said it would hear on May 31 a plea seeking directions to cancel the class 12 exams of the CBSE and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) amidst the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.

May 28, 2021, 18:45 PM IST

COVID-19: Last tranche of medical support arrives from South Korea to India

The government of the Republic of Korea has been supporting India by dispatching vital medical supplies to fight the COVID-19 pandemic since May 9. On Thursday (May 27), the last tranche of medical support including 8,500 antigen detection kits (for 212,500 tests) arrived at 6:30 pm at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.

May 27, 2021, 23:21 PM IST

Centre moves to vaccinate all citizens by 2021 end, 216 cr doses to be available by Dec

Biological E is expected to produce 30 crore doses, Zydus Cadila 5 crore, Serum Institute of India 20 crore doses of Novavax, and Bharat Biotech 10 crore doses of its nasal vaccine, while Gennova will make available 6 crore doses and Sputnik V 15.6 crore doses.

May 13, 2021, 20:03 PM IST