India has recorded 535 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases have decreased to 6,168 from 6,591, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The death count has increased to 5,31,854 with five deaths which includes three fatalities reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated. The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.49 crore… Continue reading "India reports 535 new covid cases in 24 hours, 5 deaths"
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India has recorded 2,109 fresh COVID-19 infections, while the number of active cases have come down to 21,406 from 22,742, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Wednesday. The COVID-19 tally now stands at 4.49 crore (4,49,74,909). The death count climbed to 5,31,722 with eight fatalities which includes those reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.… Continue reading "India records 2,109 new covid cases, active cases dips to 21,406"
Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Monday inspected a mock drill for emergency response for handling Covid19 at Rajiv Gandhi General Hospital in Chennai. Mock drills are being conducted today across the nation today at hospitals to evaluate Covid-19 preparedness. Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Monday inspected a mock drill for emergency response for handling Covid-19 at… Continue reading "Covid mock drills held across Tamilnadu"
India’s daily Covid graph saw a worrying upward curve today as the country added 6,050 cases, which is 13 per cent higher from 5,335 cases yesterday. Daily cases have crossed the 6,000-mark for the first time since September 16 last year. Amid the upward trend in infections, Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya has called a review meet with the… Continue reading "India’s daily covid count crosses 6,000"
Amid rising Covid cases in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday directed officials to conduct regular mock drills at hospitals, enhance whole genome sequencing in positive samples, and ensure Covid-appropriate behaviour. He stressed the pandemic was far from over and there was a need to monitor the status across the country on a regular basis. It was the… Continue reading "Covid-19 pandemic is far from over: Modi"
Hospitals across the country will hold a drill today to assess their preparedness to tackle any spike in Covid cases. The exercise will be led by health ministers of the states concerned. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya oversaw the drill at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital. “Such exercises would help our operational readiness, help in filling gaps if any and will consequently… Continue reading "Covid mock drill held across country"
Amid a resurgence of Covid cases in China and US, the government warned five states to not let their guard down. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, in his letter to states, said that few states are reporting a higher contribution to India’s daily new Covid cases. “Given that the states/UTs have been undertaking various measures to reopen economic and social… Continue reading "Rising covid cases: Centre asks five States to not let their guard down"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers over the Covid situation at 4.30pm today amid the surge in coronavirus cases due to its Omicron variant. Reviewing the Covid situation at a high-level meeting on Sunday, Modi had called for ensuring adequate health infrastructure at the district level and accelerating the vaccination drive for adolescents in mission mode. Modi… Continue reading "Modi to interact with Chief Ministers over Covid situation today"
Multi-disciplinary Union Health Ministry team to inspect Covid facilities at government hospital in TN
A multi-disciplinary team of experts from the Union Health Ministry arrived here on Sunday following a directive from the Centre to visit and study states where the vaccination rate is below the national average and COVID cases reported a spike. The committee is expected to meet health Minister Ma Subramanian and undertake an inspection of COVID facilities at government hospitals.… Continue reading "Multi-disciplinary Union Health Ministry team to inspect Covid facilities at government hospital in TN"