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India Covid-19 Active Cases Decline to 50,594 With Over 5k New Cases

India's Covid-19 cases is witnessing a decline with 5,379 single-day cases, registered on September 7. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) confirmed 5,379 cases and 27 fatalities, taking the tally to 50,594 active cases and 5,28,057 death cases in India. Furthermore, with 98.70% recovery rate, tally is at 4,38,93,590 in India. In addition, under the nationwide vaccination drive, India administered 213.90 crore doses to… read-more

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 - 10:31 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Vaccination Drive, Covid-19, MoHFW, Union Health Ministry, new cases

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India Active Cases AT 1,16,861, With Decline In Single Day Case

India registered 14,092 new cases of Covid-19, taking the active cases tally to 1,16,861, on August 14. The Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) confirmed the upda ate, with 41 new fatalities and 98.54% recovery rate. With this, India currently have 4,36,09,566 recoveries, 5,27,037 death toll and 1,16,861 active cases, comprising 0.26% of total cases. Moreover, under the nationwide-vaccination drive, over 207 crore Covid-19… read-more

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 11:40 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Union Health Ministry, Covid-19, Nationwide vaccination drive, ACTIVE CASES, Daily Updates


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Corbevax Vaccine Approved As Booster Dose For Adults: Union Health Ministry

After Covaxin and Covishield, the Union Health Ministry also approved Corbevax as a booster dose against Covid-19.  Biological E's Corbevax is allowed for double-vaccinated people above 18-years-old. The recommendations were given by the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAG). Corbevax, considered a precaution dose will be given six months or 26 weeks from the date of the second dose of either Covaxin/Covisheild. Necessary… read-more

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 12:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Covid-19, Booster Dose, Union Health Ministry, Covaxin, COVISHIELD

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India Covid-19 Update, Registers 19,673 New Cases With 39 Falatities

India reported 19,673 new Covid-19 cases, taking the active cases tally to  1,43,676, till July 31. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare also confirmed 39 fatalities, with a recovery rate of 98.48%. In addition, active cases comprise of 0.33%. Furthermore, the nation's death toll reached at 5,26,357 with recoveries at 4,33,49,778. Meanwhile, under the nationwide vaccination drive, India… read-more

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 10:13 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: India Covid-19 update, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Union Health Ministry, Covid-19 Vaccination, Data load


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Tobacco Products To Have New Textual Warnings From December 1, 2022

Tobacco products manufactured, imported, or packaged on or after December 1, 2022, will have a new display warning. As per the Union Health Ministry, a new image will have a textual warning, "Tobacco causes a painful death.” The new image will be valid for one year period, following which, the new image will have new warnings, "Tobacco causes younger death". The new amendments came under Tobacco Products (Packaging-and-Labelling) Rules, 2008… read-more

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Tobacco, Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act, Union Health Ministry, Indian Ministry, health warnings

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India Reports 20,044 New COVID Cases, 56 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

India recorded 20,044 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours, breaking the 20,000 thresholds for the third day in a row on July 16. In the previous 24 hours, 18,301 COVID patients have recovered. Since the start of the pandemic, 4,30,63,651 people have recovered at a rate of 98.48%. 56 patients died, totaling 5,25,660. The daily positivity rate in India was 4.80%, while the weekly positivity rate was 4.40%.  

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 12:05 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, India, Union Health Ministry, ACTIVE CASES, fresh covid cases

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Free Booster Covid-19 Doses For Eligible People Under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

Under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration, to mark the 75th Independence Day, the Union Health Department will give a free booster vaccination dose against Covid-19. Under the drive, eligible people in the 18-59 age group will get free precaution doses at government vaccination centres. The 75-day special drive will begin on July 15, across India. Notably, 18-59-year-old people can get their booster-dose with 6-months gap between two-… read-more

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 07:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: COVID_19, Booster Dose, Union Health Ministry, Vaccination Drive, Aazadi ka Amrit mahotsav

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India Covid-19 Update, Registers 12,899 New Cases With 15 Falatity

India recorded 12,899 new Covid-19 cases, with 15 fresh fatalities, taking the tally to 4,32,96,692 and  5,24,855, respectively. Furthermore, on June 19, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) confirmed active case tally to 72,474 and recovered cases to 4,26,99,363. In addition, with rise of 4,366 Covid-19 cases, India has 0.17% active case rate, 98.62% recovered rate and 1.21% fatality. India also administered 196.14 crore… read-more

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 01:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: India, MoHFW, Union Health Ministry, Covid-19, Vaccination Drive

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Union Ministry Writes To States, UTs Amid Covid-19 Rise

Amid the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to all States and Union Territories, on June 9. As per the source, the Union Health Ministry urged all states/UTs to work for the progress of controlling the pandemic, and bring back restrictions to prevent Covid-19 spread. Furthermore, on June 9, India reported over 7,000 new Covid-19 cases with decreased 98.71% recovery rate.

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 09:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: pandemic, Union Health Ministry, Rajesh Bhushan, STATES, UTs


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Union Health Ministry Issues Guidelines For Monkeypox Prevention

Monkeypox spreading rapidly across the globe is raising concerns, following which, the Union Health Ministry issued guidelines for states/UTs. On May 31, the Government issued protocols and precautions for preventing the monkeypox disease in India. Some issued guidelines include monitoring contacts, restrictions on blood, tissue donation for asymptomatic contacts, avoiding contact with infected people, isolation, and others. Furthermore, the… read-more

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Monkeypox, guidelines, Union Health Ministry, Contacts, WHO