BCCI to donate 10-Litre 2000 Oxygen concentrators to boost India’s efforts in overcoming COVID-19 pandemic

Delhi, May 24: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced that it will contribute 10-Litre 2000 Oxygen concentrators to boost India’s efforts in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic. The nation has been hit by an unprecedented second wave of the coronavirus with demands for medical equipment and life-saving oxygen witnessing a […]

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PM Modi reviews COVID-19 & vacciantion situation; focuses on localised containment strategies

Delhi, May 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a high-level meeting to discuss the COVID-19 and vaccination related situation in the country and focused on localised containment strategies to contain the spread of the infections. According to a PMO release, officials briefed the PM on the current Covid related situation in the country. […]

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Centre to supply 192 lakh COVID vaccines to States between May 16-31

This will include 162.5 lakh of Covishield and 29.49 lakh of Covaxin Delhi, May 14: The Central Government will provide 191.99 lakh doses of Covishield and Covaxin to the States and UTs, free of cost between May 16 and 31. This will include 162.5 lakh of Covishield and 29.49 lakh of Covaxin, said an official […]

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DCGI approves anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO for emergency use

Delhi, May 8: An anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) has been developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), a lab of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), in collaboration with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL), Hyderabad, said an official release. According to a statement of the Ministry of Defence, clinical […]

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Everyone above 18 can get COVID-19 vaccine from May 1

Delhi, April 19: The Central Government on Monday allowed vacciantion to everyone above the age of 18. “In a meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi, an important decision of allowing vaccination to everyone above the age of 18 from 1st May has been taken,” said a PMO release. A good amount of coverage of vulnerable […]

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Central Ministries, CPSUs asked to dedicate their Hospital beds for COVID-19 management

Delhi, April 16: The Union Health Ministry on Friday asked all the Central Ministries and their PSUs to dedicate their hospital beds for COVID-19 Management across the country in view of rapid spike in virus infections. “The Union Health Ministry has advised all central Ministries to issue instructions to the hospitals under their control or […]

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PM Modi launches nation-wide vaccination drive against COVID-19

New Delhi, January 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive via video conferencing. A total of 3,006 session sites across the country were virtually connected during the launch. In the first phase, around 3 crore people – healthcare workers – will be vaccinated. According to the […]

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India’s COVID-19 fatality rate declines to 1.44%

New Delhi, January 10: The focused efforts of Centre and State/UT Governments on effective clinical management of the hospitalized cases have ensured sustained decline in India’s Fatality Rate which is 1.44% on Sunday, said an official release. According to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, with effective containment strategy, aggressive testing and standardized clinical management […]

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Dry run for COVID-19 vaccination successfully conducted in four States

New Delhi, December 29: Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare successfully conducted a two-day dry run for activities entailed in Covid-19 vaccination in four States – Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab and Gujarat on Monday and Tuesday, said an official release. According to Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, the two-day end-to-end dry run was […]

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