Covid-19: India records highest single-day cases – 1,31,968 and 780 deaths

With 1,31,968 fresh infections, the highest single-day count, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 1,30,60,542 today. Continue Reading

India administers over 20 lakh vaccines in a day

More than 20 lakh people were inoculated against coronavirus on Tuesday, the highest in a day so far, taking the total number of vaccine doses administered in the country to over 2.3 crore, the Union Health Ministry said. Continue Reading

SC judges & family members to be vaccinated against Covid-19 today

Supreme Court judges and their family members will be administered their first jabs of Covid-19 vaccines today, reports said, quoting the SC Registry sources. Continue Reading

Covaxin & Covishield to be compared on different parameters

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said that the government will compare the coronavirus vaccines – Covishield and Covaxin on different parameters for the purposes of record keeping. Continue Reading

90 in India affected by new Covid strain

The total number of persons in the country infected with the UK mutant strain of Covid-19 is 90, Union Health Ministry said today. Continue Reading

Don’t fall for fake vaccine apps: Indian government

The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday cautioned people against downloading and sharing personal information on some apps named Co-WIN, ‘created by unscrupulous elements’, that sound similar to the upcoming official platform of the government for carrying out the Covid-19 vaccination process. Continue Reading

Vaccine rollout: Centre to establish clear communication strategy

The Union Health Ministry on Thursday released a communication strategy to support the Covid-19 vaccine rollout in India that seeks to disseminate accurate and transparent information by alleviating apprehensions and ensuring its acceptance. Continue Reading

We have highest Covid recoveries globally: Centre

India has crossed a significant milestone in its fight against coronavirus, with the national Covid-19 recovery rate crossing 96 per cent, one of the highest globally, the Union Health Ministry said. Continue Reading

Vaccination dry run in all States on 2 January, Chennai, Nilgiris & Tirunelveli are TN’s sites

A dry run for Covid-19 vaccination will be conducted by all State and union territory administrations on 2 January, to test the linkages between planning and implementation and to identify the challenges, the Centre said on Thursday. Continue Reading