Health Ministry

India registers over 1.31 lakh new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day surge so far

The active COVID-19 caseload stands at 9,79,608, while as many as 61,899 people were discharged or recovered on Thursday. 

Apr 09, 2021, 11:46 AM IST

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to chair GoM meet to review COVID-19 situation and vaccination drive

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will on Friday chair the 24th meeting of the High-level Group of Ministers (GoM) to discuss the current national and international scenario of coronavirus pandemic and strategies that are to be adopted for availability and distribution of vaccines in the coming days.

Apr 09, 2021, 06:26 AM IST

India reports 1.26 lakh new COVID-19 cases, biggest single-day spike so far

Amid rising COVID-19 cases,  India recorded 1,26,789 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 1,29,28,574. 

Apr 08, 2021, 10:47 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to review COVID-19 situation with CMs of all states, UTs via video conferencing today

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic outbreak in the country, PM Modi has regularly interacted with Chief Ministers to assess the situation and suggest and take inputs to tackle the pandemic.

Apr 08, 2021, 06:23 AM IST

India records spike of 1.15 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 630 deaths in past 24 hours

According to the Health Ministry data released at 8 AM, the death toll increased by 630 to 1,66,177. The is the biggest one-day rise in cases in the country ever since the pandemic began.

Apr 07, 2021, 07:56 AM IST

Night curfew in Delhi? Proposal sent to CM Arvind Kejriwal as COVID-19 spreads

In view of rising COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government is considering a proposal to impose a night curfew, according to the sources.

Apr 06, 2021, 09:02 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to review COVID-19 situation, vaccination drive with all CMs amid massive surge in cases

During the meeting, Prime Minister is expected to discuss the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic across the country along with issues related to the vaccination via video conferencing, and the measures to curb the second wave of the pandemic.

Apr 06, 2021, 08:31 AM IST

8 states witnessing steep rise in COVID-19 cases, account for 81.42 % of daily infections: Health Ministry

Ten districts - Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Thane, Nashik, Bengaluru Urban, Aurangabad, Delhi, Ahmednagar and Nanded - account for 50 per cent of the total active caseload of the country.

Apr 03, 2021, 13:51 PM IST

How safe is it to have sex after taking the COVID vaccine? Know from the health experts

While governments across the world have announced several preventive measures and started mass vaccination drive to combat the spread of deadly coronavirus, many still have doubts regarding the efficacy and side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Apr 03, 2021, 11:15 AM IST

India reports 89,129 new COVID-19 cases in past 24-hours, highest single-day spike in six months

The death toll stood at 164,141 after 714 people succumbed to the COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. 

Apr 03, 2021, 10:32 AM IST

With 81,466 new COVID-19 cases, India records highest single-day spike in past six months

India recorded its highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases in the last six months with 81,466 new infections being reported in a span of 24 hours.

Apr 02, 2021, 10:36 AM IST

COVID-19 situation grim in India, second wave of deadly infections likely from this date

Amid unprecedented rising in the COVID-19 cases, the situation looks grim in India and the country is staring at the second wave of deadly infections in a few weeks.

Apr 02, 2021, 10:13 AM IST

With 72,330 new COVID-19 cases, India records biggest single-day spike since October

India recorded its highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases this year with 72,330 new infections being reported in a span of 24 hours, taking the total tally of cases to 1,22,21,665, according to the Union Health Ministry data released on Thursday.

Apr 01, 2021, 11:27 AM IST

India records more than 59,000 COVID-19 cases, highest single-day spike since October

India recorded over 59,118 cases on Friday, which is the highest single-day rise in 2021. The new infections recorded on Friday pushed the nationwide tally to 1.18 crore, as per the Union Health Ministry data.

Mar 26, 2021, 11:28 AM IST

India reports 53,476 new COVID cases, 251 deaths in past 24 hours, biggest single-day spike in 2021

India on Thursday, 25 March, reported 53,476 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 1,17,87,534. The death toll increased by 251 to 1,60,692.

Mar 25, 2021, 10:29 AM IST

India records 40,715 COVID-19 infections in past 24 hours, Maharashtra, Punjab and Gujarat major cause of concern

According to the data of the Health Ministry, six states - Maharashtra, Punjab, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu together account for 80.90 per cent of the new cases.

Mar 23, 2021, 14:01 PM IST

India records over 35,000 new cases of Covid in last 24 hours

India on Wednesday recorded over 35,000 cases of novel Coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Health. The government yesterday said a total of 70 districts in 16 states have seen an increase of more than 150 per cent in active cases between March 1 and 15

Mar 18, 2021, 12:04 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to meet all CMs today as COVID-19 cases surge

During the meeting, the PM will also deliberate on the ongoing mass vaccination drive across the country. According to reports, the virtual meeting will be held around 12.30 PM on March 17. The meeting has been called in the wake of a massive surge in coronavirus cases in several states where night curfew has been implemented and several restrictions have been announced.

Mar 17, 2021, 07:19 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to meet all CMs on Wednesday amid spike in COVID-19 cases

The PM had announced that the Centre will bear the expenses of vaccinating nearly three crore healthcare and frontline workers in the first round and suggested that public representatives, a reference to politicians, should not be part of this initial exercise. 

Mar 16, 2021, 09:02 AM IST

Why Covid cases in India are now radically increasing?

Maharashtra reported 16,620 new cases, while Punjab had 1,492 cases. Total deaths reported on Sunday were 118 death, taking the total count to 1,58,725.

Mar 15, 2021, 11:28 AM IST