Health Ministry

Covid-19 fourth wave: With 2,364 new cases, India reports rise in daily infections, 10 deaths in 24 hours

The death toll climbed to 5,24,303 with 10 fresh fatalities, the Health Ministry data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the ministry said.

May 19, 2022, 10:46 AM IST

Covid-19 fourth wave: India reports 1,569 fresh cases, 19 deaths in past 24 hours

A decrease of 917 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.44 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.59 per cent, according to the ministry.

May 17, 2022, 10:16 AM IST

Covid-19 fourth wave: India records 2,202 new infections, 27 fatalities in past 24 hours

The death toll climbed to 5,24,241 with 27 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprised 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the ministry said.

May 16, 2022, 09:45 AM IST

NEET PG 2022: Supreme Court refuses to postpone medical entrance exam

NEET PG 2022: Supreme Court rejected the plea seeking to postpone National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET-PG 2022) examination. 

May 13, 2022, 12:30 PM IST

Covid-19 booster dose time gap cut to 3 months for overseas travellers

"Indian citizens and students travelling overseas can now take the precaution dose as required by the guidelines of the destination country. This new facility will be available soon on the CoWIN portal," Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in a tweet.

May 13, 2022, 06:38 AM IST

NEET-PG 2022: IMA urges Union Health Minister to reschedule exam

IMA has written a letter to the Union Health Minister seeking to reschedule the NEET-PG 2022 exam.

May 12, 2022, 16:39 PM IST

NEET-PG 2022: IMA writes to Health Minister, seek postponement of May 21 exam date

“The difference between NEET PG 2022 exam date and completion of 2021 counseling is too short for an aspirant to prepare and appear for an extremely difficult exam like NEET PG,” IMA said in its letter to the health ministry. 

May 12, 2022, 10:41 AM IST

Covid 19 fourth wave: India reports 3,207 new Covid-19 cases, 29 deaths in past 24 hours

According to the Union Health Ministry data, as many as 3,410 people recovered during the same period and the active cases have reached 20,403.

May 09, 2022, 10:25 AM IST

Covid-19 fourth wave: Top health expert calls for reducing booster dose gap from 9 to 6 months

Amid rising cases of Covid-19 and the possibility of a fourth wave hitting the country, a top health expert has urged the Centre to reduce the booster dose gap from 9 to 6 months, reported ANI.

Apr 28, 2022, 17:05 PM IST

Amid fourth wave scare, India reports single-day rise of 2,451 new Covid-19 cases, active caseload at 14,241

According to the Union Health Ministry data, India has reported over 2,400 new Covid-19 cases, 56 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Apr 22, 2022, 09:34 AM IST

Fourth wave scare: India reports 2,380 new Covid-19 cases, active caseload at 13,433

The death toll climbed to 5,22,062 with 56 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said.

Apr 21, 2022, 09:45 AM IST

India reports single-day rise of 2,067 new Covid-19 infections, active cases reach 12,340

An increase of 480 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours, the health ministry said.

Apr 20, 2022, 09:46 AM IST

Amid fourth wave fears, Centre writes to 5 states over rising Covid-19 cases

These five states include Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Mizoram, Maharashtra and Delhi. The Union Health Ministry has advised all states to continue monitoring the spread of infection and undertake the required steps for prompt and effective management of Covid-19.

Apr 20, 2022, 06:33 AM IST

Fourth wave scare: India sees single-day rise of 2,183 new Covid-19 cases, 214 deaths in 24 hours

India reported 214 Covid-19 linked fatalities in the past 24 hours, pushing the overall death toll to 5,21,965, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated at 9 AM on Monday.

Apr 18, 2022, 09:51 AM IST

India registers 796 new Covid-19 cases, 19 deaths in last 24 hours

A reduction of 169 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.20 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was 0.24 per cent, according to the health ministry.

Apr 12, 2022, 10:47 AM IST

Reconsider Covid-19 booster dose availability free of cost: CPI MP Binoy Viswam urges PM Narendra Modi

CPI MP, Binoy Viswam urged PM Modi to reconsider the Covid-19 booster dose availability free of cost. 

Apr 11, 2022, 13:20 PM IST

Covid-19 precaution dose: Slow start in Delhi, Goa postpones launch due to vaccine unavailability - Key points

Private vaccination centres began the administration of the precautionary "third" dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, also known as the booster dose, for the 18-plus population on Sunday.

Apr 11, 2022, 07:20 AM IST

Covid-19 booster dose for all adults from today: When should you take it, cost of jab, other details here

“All those who are more than 18 years of age and have completed nine months after the administration of the second dose, would be eligible for precaution dose," said the ministry said in a statement. 

Apr 10, 2022, 06:38 AM IST

Covid-19 booster dose for all adults from Sunday: No need for fresh registration - details here

All those who are more than 18 years of age and have completed nine months after the administration of the second dose, would be eligible for precaution dose, said the Union health ministry. 

Apr 09, 2022, 09:08 AM IST

No confirmed Covid-linked deaths due to oxygen shortage in 20 states, UTs till April 4: Centre

The govt told Rajya Sabha that "as of April 4, 2022, states/UTs have reported a total of 5,21,358 deaths due to COVID-19'' in the country,

Apr 05, 2022, 18:09 PM IST