Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicHealth Ministry

Topic: Health Ministry

India registers 8,439 new Covid cases, 195 deaths in last 24 hours

Active cases count has declined to 93,733, comprising 0.27% of total infections and the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.36%, according to health ministry data.

India registers 6,822 new Covid cases in past 24 hours, lowest in 558 days

The death toll climbed to 4,73,757 with 220 fresh fatalities while a dip of 3,402 cases has been recorded in the active caseload, according to health ministry data.

‘Important to keep up momentum’, says PM as 50% of India’s adult population fully vaccinated

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Sunday said that the cumulative Covid vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 127.61 crore.

India registers 2,796 deaths as Bihar reconciles Covid data

New Delhi: India saw a single-day rise of 2,796 fatalities with Bihar carrying out a reconciliation exercise of its Covid data, pushing the country's...

2,116 cases of adverse effects reported among 119 cr Covid vaccine doses, govt tells SC

Percentage of serious or severe AEFIs — including death — continues to be less than 0.01% in case of both Covaxin and Covishield, government says in affidavit filed Monday.

Centre issues fresh advisory to states and UTs over new Covid variant

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said the variant has significantly high number of mutations, and thus, has serious public health implications for the country.

India registers 8,488 new Covid cases, lowest in 538 days

The death toll climbed to 4,65,911 with 249 fresh fatalities while the active Covid caseload has decreased to 4,271, according to the Health Ministry data.

India registers 11,106 new Covid cases, 459 deaths in last 24 hours

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 42 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 145 consecutive days now.

India registers 11,919 fresh Covid cases, 470 deaths in last 24 hours

Active cases have gone up to 1,28,762, accounting for 0.37% of total caseload and the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.28%, according to the Union health ministry's data.

Govt allows post-mortem after sunset in hospitals with proper infrastructure

Health Ministry said the new procedure promotes organ donation and transplant as organs can be harvested in the stipulated time window after the procedure.

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