Govt sets up taskforce to examine maternal mortality rate, age of motherhood
The 10-member taskforce will be headed under the chairmanship of Jaya Jaitly.
'Gujarat Model exposed': Rahul slams BJP govt over high COVID-19 mortality rate in state
New Delhi, Jun 16 () Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on...
86% of Covid-19 cases in TN asymptomatic, says TN CM
In a statement detailing the various efforts taken to address the COVID-19 situation since February, K Palaniswami also said that the state's mortality rate was the lowest when compared to even some foreign countries, besides other Indian states.
Timely case identification, proper clinical management reason for low mortality rate compared to global figures: Health ministry
An analysis of the deaths show 64 per cent of the fatalities in males and the remaining 36 per cent in females, the ministry said.
Reducing Maharashtra's COVID-19 mortality rate is govt's priority: Uddhav Thackeray
At present, the period of doubling of patients in the state is seven days, which has to be increased to more than 10 days, Thackeray told the teams.
India’s Covid-19 mortality rate at 3.2% is one of the lowest in world: Harsh Vardhan, Health Minister
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on May 12 informed that country’s recovery rate from dreadful COVID-19 is getting...
Covid-19: Kerala has low mortality rate, very high cure rate, says Health Minister KK Shailaja
Health Minister of Kerala, KK Shailaja informed that the state has low mortality rate and very high discharging or cure rate.While speaking ...
Mortality rate of above 5% could be alarming, warns FC’s health panel
In a recent meeting of the 15th Finance Commission, top officials of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), too, said every effort must be made to keep the mortality rate below 5%, cautioning that if the number of deaths per day rise to 1,000-2,000, it will become “alarming” for the government.
Mortality rate increases if COVID-19 patient delays in visiting hospital: AIIMS-Delhi Director
While addressing a press conference in Ahmedabad, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi Director Dr Randeep Guleria on May ...
Social stigma, low testing behind West Bengal's high COVID-19 mortality rate, say experts
The state's TMC government has been drawing consistent criticism from the Centre and opposition parties over the way it has tackled the pandemic, and has been accused of under- reporting data about the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths.
14-29 lakh COVID-19 cases averted due to lockdown, 37,000-78,000 lives saved: Government
The lockdown in India has been a timely, graded, proactive and pre-emptive public health measure to fight the pandemic and has been part and parcel of the government's overall strategy, Dr V K Paul, member (health), NITI Aayog, and chairman of the Empowered Group 1, told a media briefing on the COVID-19 situation.
Not a single Covid-19 patient is on ventilator support today, says Karnataka Minister
“We have 1,104 active positive persons under treatment today, and not one of them is on ventilator support. This has given us a big relief,” education minister S Suresh Kumar told ET.
Nationwide COVID-19 tally crosses 1.16 lakh; Government says mortality rate less than half of global average
In a directive to all states and union territories, the Union Home Ministry sought strict adherence to its guidelines, including for wearing of face covers, ensuring social distancing at work, transport and in public places, maintaining hygiene and sanitation etc, for containing the spread of COVID-19.
Bengal has highest COVID-19 mortality rate, central team tells chief secretary
A discrepancy has been brought to the fore in the number of COVID-19 cases reported by the state in its medical bulletins and its communication with the Union government.
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