Oppn slams govt over ‘no O2 deaths’ comment

The Union Health Ministry’s remark on Tuesday that ‘no deaths due to lack of oxygen have been specifically reported’ by States or Union Territories has led to widespread criticism. Continue Reading

More Delta Plus variants found in TN, Centre alerts State

Tamilnadu has so far reported nine cases of patients infected with Delta Plus variant, said ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu govt steps up measures against black fungus

Tamilnadu is facing another danger in the form of black fungus (mucormycosis) and the government is taking steps to address the danger in the beginning. Continue Reading

Serum to raise monthly production to 10 cr doses by August

Amid multiple states reporting a shortage of Covid-19 vaccine, Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech have submitted to the Centre their production plan for the next four months, informing they can ramp it up to 10 crore and 7.8 crore doses respectively by August, official sources said on Wednesday. Continue Reading

18 foreign O2 plants, 3.4L Remdesivir dispatched to States

Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that the central government is ensuring a streamlined and fast delivery of the global aid to states and the Union Territories (UTs) through faster custom clearances, and by use of air and road. Continue Reading

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