UNION MINISTRY OF HEALTH
In highest single-day spike, nearly 23,000 test positive for Covid; death toll rises to 18,655
With a steady rise, the number of recoveries stands at 3,94,226 and one patient has migrated. There are 2,35,433 active cases of coronavirus presently in the country, the updated data at 8 am showed.
18,522 fresh cases take India's COVID-19 tally to over 5.6 lakh
The number of active cases stands at 2,15,125, while 3,34,821 people have rec...
COVID-19: Health Ministry issues revised home isolation guidelines
Patients under home isolation will stand discharged after 10 days of onset...
ASI monuments to be reopened for public from July 6
As many as 3,691 Centrally-protected monuments and archaeological sites maintained by the ASI were shut from March 17 in view of the coronavirus crisis. According to sources, wearing of masks might be made the norm at such sites for visitors.
Health Ministry adds steroid dexamethasone in COVID-19 treatment protocol
The updated protocol includes the advice to use dexamethasone as an alternative choice to methylprednisolone for managing moderate to severe cases of COVID-19. The change has been made after considering the latest available evidence and expert consultation, the ministry said.
Allow all doctors to prescribe COVID tests, Centre to states; Individuals will need to fulfil ICMR criteria for testing
They also pointed out that it has been observed that some states and UTs have mandated the need of a prescription from a government doctor for making an individual eligible to undergo COVID-19 test.
Record 24,850 coronavirus cases in single day in India
The number of recoveries stands at 4,09,082 while one patient has migrated. There are 2,44,814 active cases of coronavirus infections presently in the country, the updated data at 8 am showed.
Number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals down, 9,900 beds free: Arvind Kejriwal
According to the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, Delhi's COVID-19 tally has reached 94,695. Out of the total cases, 26,148 are active, 65,624 have been cured and 2,923 have died so far after contracting the infection.
Single-day spike of 20,903 COVID-19 cases in India, total tally climbs to 6,25,544
The number of recoveries stands at 3,79,891 while one patient has migrated. There are 2,27,439 active cases of coronavirus infections presently in the country.
Manish Sisodia given additional charge of Health Ministry in Delhi
This development comes as Delhi's health minister Satyendar Jain tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.
Difference between number of recoveries, active COVID-19 cases now 1.31 lakh: Health ministry
India's COVID-19 tally climbed to 6,04,641 on Thursday, with a single-day increase of 19,148 cases, while the death-toll rose to 17,834 with 434 new fatalities, according to the Union health ministry data updated at 8 am.
HC stays proceedings against Ganga Ram Hospital in COVID-19 norms violation matter
Justice C Hari Shankar said he was "convinced" that "tested on principles of prima facie case, balance of convenience and public interest" the investigation consequent to the lodging of FIR against the hospital "deserves to be stayed till final disposal of the petition".
Over 19,000 COVID-19 cases push India's tally above 6 lakh, 5 days after crossing 5-lakh mark
The COVID-19 case load increased to 6,04,641 while 434 people have succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.
We have been able to control COVID-19 situation: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
"It was predicted that by June 30, Delhi would have 1 lakh COVID-19 cases out of which 60,000 would be active cases but today we only have about 26,000 active cases. This is the result of everyone's hard work that we have been able to control the situation, said the Delhi Chief Minister.
India's covid-19 tally nears 4 lakh with highest single-day spike of 14,516 cases
The number of recoveries continued to surge with 2,13,830 patients cured so far, while there were 1,68,269 active cases, according to the updated official figures at 8 am. One patient has migrated.
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