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India Records 11,919 Fresh Covid-19 Cases; Recovery Rate At 98.28%

India recorded 11,919 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its active total to 1,28,762. However, 11,242 people have been recovered, taking its tally to 3,38,85,132. Furthermore, 470 deaths were recorded in a single day, out of which, Kerala reported 61 deaths. Moreover, more than 114.46 crore vaccine doses have been administered, and 62.82 crore tests have been conducted so far. 

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 11:13 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: india covid, Covid-19 Test, covid-19 testing centres, Coronavirus Vaccines, ACTIVE CASES

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Jharkhand villagers attack health care workers

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Jh'khand Health Staff Face Attacks From Villagers Over COVID Tests, Jabs

Health workers in Jharkhand’s rural areas are facing attacks from villagers due to their doubts over efficacy of COVID testing methods and vaccines. In the past one-and-a-half-months, four instances of attacks on health workers were reported. Explaining the behaviour of villagers as "quite normal", health workers are worried over vaccine resistance by adults. Former IMA national vice-president Dr Ajay Kumar Singh agreed on villagers trust… read-more

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 04:36 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Covid-19, covid-19 testing centres, Covid-19 Vaccination, healthcare workers

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Centre Urges States, UTs For COVID-19 Vaccination Even On Holidays

The Centre has notified the states and union territories to keep all COVID-19 Vaccination Centres (CVCs) open throughout April, including holidays. Reportedly, the step is taken to reduce the number of cases, which has seen a spike since March. Besides, the Ministry claimed that the process is carefully monitored and the vaccinated were kept under continuous observation to avoid further mishaps.

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 04:18 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Covid-19, Coronavirus Vaccines, covid-19 testing centres, Union Territory

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SEC says drop clinical trial mode label of covaxin

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Expert Committee Asks To Remove 'Trial Mode' Label From Covaxin

The Centre’s Subject Expert Committee has recommended to remove the "clinical trial mode" label from the Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin. Reportedly, if the recommendation is considered by the Drugs Controller General of India, it will boost the usage of the vaccine. The recommendation came after Covaxin showed 80.6% efficiency in the late-stage clinical trials. The DCGI’s nod will also not require patients to sign consent form… read-more

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 03:15 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Covaxin, Bharat biotech, Covid-19 Test, covid-19 testing centres

Courtesy: The Indian Express

A 100-year-old woman has been recovered from COVID-19.

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Assam: 100-year-old Woman Recovers from COVID-19; Doctors, Nurses Celebrate

A 100-year-old woman, Mai Handique, on September 16 was discharged from a hospital after recovering from COVID-19. Health officials said that the woman, a resident of a Guwahati-based old-age home, had undergone treatment for coronavirus at the Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH). Reportedly, a small celebration was held by the doctors and nurses who appreciated Mai's positive approach towards the situation.

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 11:13 AM / by Anjali Bharti

Tags: Covid-19, Covid-19 Test, Coronavirus, covid-19 testing centres

Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi

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Delhi Airport Sets Up India's First Airport COVID-19 Testing Facility

India's first airport coronavirus testing facility has been started at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on September 12. Located at the Terminal-3, the facility aims to ensure safety of passengers entering the city or en route to another flight journey. Reportedly, the passengers have to do online bookings in advance to undergo the COVID-19 tests and the results will be available within 4-6 hours.

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 06:02 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: covid-19 testing centres, Delhi, Delhi Airport, Coronavirus

Courtesy: NDTV