With e-cigarettes easily available online and at tobacco shops despite a ban, the Union Health Ministry has issued a public notice for stricter implementation of the Act which prohibits the manufacture, sale and advertisements of electronic cigarettes. The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Act came into force in 2019. The Ministry directed… read-more
The rise in Covid-19 cases is raising alarming concerns in India. On March 27, the Union Health Ministry confirmed over 1,800 new Coronavirus cases. Furthermore, with the new rise, the active caseload registered is now over the 10,000 mark. This is the second consecutive day that India registered over 1,800 single-day cases. In addition, the Union Health Ministry secretary Rajesh Bhushan will hold a meeting in this regard.
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India is continuing to record a hike in the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, with `1,590 single-day cases. On March 25, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare confirmed 1,590 new cases, with six fatalities. With this, active cases is now at 8,601 and fatalities increased to 5,30,824, with daily positivity rate at 1.33%. The Union Health Department urged people to take precautions and follow the proper guidelines of COVID-19.
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
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
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
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
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
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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%.
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
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