Vijay Singla

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Sacked Punjab Minister Vijay Singla Sent For 14-Days Judicial Custody

Former Punjab Health Minister and AAP leader Vijay Singla have been remanded 14-days of judicial custody. On May 27, a Mohali Court granted custody in corruption charges.  The judgment came after he was produced before the court for demanding 1% commission for projects in Punjab misusing his position. Notably, Singla was arrested by the anti-corruption branch and was sacked from the cabinet ministry by CM Bhagwant Mann.

Fri, 27 May 2022 - 06:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Vijay Singla, Punjab Minister, Health Ministry, Cm bhagwant mann, Mohali Court


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First Case Of Monkeypox Discovered In Israel

Israeli officials discovered the first case of monkeypox in a guy returning from overseas. Anyone returning from overseas with a fever and lesions should contact a doctor, as recommended by the Health Ministry. Other possible monkeypox cases are being investigated by medical personnel. The case in Israel is the first in the Middle East. Around 80 cases have been confirmed by the World Health Organization, with another 50 suspected cases.

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 09:05 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Monkeypox, Israel, Health Ministry, World Health Organisation, Middle East

Courtesy: India Today


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Delhi Logs 1,354 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hrs

After reporting over 1,400 COVID-19 cases on May 4, Delhi reported a dip in the case with 1,354 fresh cases the next day.  As per the Delhi Health Ministry, the national capital also registered 1,486 recoveries and one death due to the virus. Although cases decreased, the daily positivity rate for COVID-19 increased to 7.64%. In addition, the City administered 17,81,980 vaccine doses to the people till date.

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 09:08 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi, Covid-19, Health Ministry, pandemics, Vaccination

Courtesy: ANI

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Delhi COVID-19 Cases Rise With 1,500 New Cases In 24 Hrs

With the constant rise in COVID-19 cases, Delhi currently has 5,250 active cases, including 1,500 fresh cases, reported in the past 24 hours. Furthermore, 1,070 people recovered and two people died due to the Coronavirus infection. With this, the national capital has 4.62% positivity rate and 26,172 death cases till date. The Delhi Health Ministry confirmed the COVID-19 data of the city on April 29, urging people to be cautious.

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 11:10 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi, Covid-19 cases, Health Ministry, Cases, Positive Rate

Courtesy: ANI

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World Malaria Day: Health Ministry Organises Awareness Programme

On the occasion of the World Malaria Day, the Health Ministry organised a programme to spread awareness about the vector-borne disease. Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, chaired a programme with the theme, 'Harness innovation to reduce the Malaria disease burden and save lives.' Besides, some representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) have shared that India has come up with a national strategy to eliminate malaria by 2030… read-more

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 05:20 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Malaria, World Malaria Day, Health Ministry, awareness, Health Minister

Courtesy: ANI

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India Reports 2,593 Fresh Cases of COVID-19 & 44 Fatalities In 24 Hours: COVID Update

India reported 2,593 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total active case load to 15, 873, on April 24. Data released by the Union Health Ministry further stated that 44 fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the tot death tally in the country to 5,22,193. Furthermore, over 187.67 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered so far.

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 12:08 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Covid-19, covid update, covid test, Fourth Wave, Health Ministry

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

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Punjab Govt Bans Plastic Products Usage For Health Ministry Functions

The Punjab Directorate of Health and Family Welfare has issued an order, dictating the department to end the use of plastic products. The order stated that the use of packed water in plastic bottles should be avoided at functions by the Health Department. The step, as per the order, has been taken to cut down pollution, plastic waste and to improve public health.

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 06:02 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Health Ministry, Public Health, Punjab, Punjab Government, Plastic

Courtesy: ANI

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India COVID-19 Cases Update: Reports 2,451 Cases With 54 Fatalities

The Union Health Ministry confirmed 2,451 new COVID-19 cases in India, taking the overall tally to 4,30,52,42, on April 22.  With this, India now has active cases at 14,241, and death cases at 5,22,116 with 54 fresh fatalities. In addition, the Union Health Ministry data also confirmed COVID-19 recovery rate at 98.75%, positivity rate at 0.55%, and fatality rate at 1.21%. Meanwhile, India administered 187.26 crore COVID-19 doses till date.… read-more

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - 11:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Covid-19 cases, India, Health Ministry, Data, Vaccination

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India Records 2,067 Fresh COVID Cases In Last 24 Hours: COVID Update

Data from Health Ministry revealed that India reported 2,067 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, on April 20. The active case load in the country stands at 12,340, whereas death toll rose to 5,22,006. It is to be noted that about 480 cases have been added to the active case load in the last 24 hours. About 186.90 cumulative COVID vaccine doses have been administered so far.

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 11:30 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Covid-19, Covid-19 Test, covid update, Fourth Wave, Health Ministry

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

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Sri Lankan Economic Crisis: Health Ministry Reports Drug Shortage

Amid the ongoing economic crisis in the island nation, Healthy Ministry had reported a drug shortage in the country, on April 14. The shortage has come possibly due to a delay in opening the Letter of Credit, including the one India gave, reported Sri Lanka's Newswire. The ministry then stated that some hospitals are witnessing a shortage in certain drugs and medical equipments.

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 07:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Sri Lanka, Economic crisis, Drug Shortage, Health Ministry, Rajapaksa

Courtesy: ANI