Gap between recovered and active Coronavirus cases growing: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry has said the gap between the percentage of recovered cases and active cases progressively growing wide. Continue Reading

2,76,94,416 samples tested for Covid-19 so far: ICMR

Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) today said as many as 2,76,94,416 samples were tested for Covid till Thursday. Continue Reading

Centre gives over 3 cr N95 masks, 1.28 cr PPEs, 10 cr tablets to States

The Union Health Ministry today said the Centre has distributed more than 3.04 crore N95 masks and over 1.28 crore personal protection equipment (PPE) kits among the states, Union territories and central institutions for free since 11 March. Continue Reading

New rules for international passengers coming to India

The Union Health Ministry has issued a revised set of guidelines for  the international air passengers coming to India. The new guidelines which will  come into place from 8 August have made seven-day paid institutional quarantine  mandatory for all passengers. Continue Reading

India’s Covid-19 death rate ‘progressively falling’: Govt

The Union Health Ministry has said India’s Covid-19 case fatality rate is progressively falling and is currently at 2.49 per cent, which is one of the lowest in the world. Continue Reading

Govt revises dosage of drug to be given to Covid patients

The Central government has revised the dosage of anti-viral drug remdesivir to be administered to Covid-19 patients in the moderate stage of illness from the earlier six days to five days as it issued an updated ‘Clinical Management Protocols for COVID-19’ Continue Reading

Strictly follow home isolation guidelines: Centre to States

The Union Health Ministry has urged the States to follow guidelines for effective home isolation to prevent the spread of Covid-19 among family members and neighbours, especially in congested living conditions. Continue Reading