Health department asks state EC to defer polls Bodoland Territorial Areas
The term of the sixth schedule BTAD ended on April 27 last. Election to the council which was slated for April 4 last was deferred following the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Jagdish Mukhi took over administration of the sixth schedule council.
Pranab Mukherjee's health declines: Hospital
The former president was admitted to the hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10 and was operated the same day for removal of a clot in his brain. He later developed a lung infection.
Pranab Mukherjee's health declines: Army hospital
The condition of former President Pranab Mukherjee declined on Monday morning and he has suffered a septic shock due to his lung infection, ...
Government forms committees for inspection of COVID hospitals
The Ministry of Health has written to all the states and union territories with regard to prescribing reasonable rates for testing and treatment of COVID-19, Choubey said in a written reply. The expert committees constituted by the Ministry of Health have been tasked to inspect, supervise and guide government and other hospitals dedicated to COVID-19.
India, Maldives will support each other in fight against health, economic impact of Covid: PM Modi
Modi was responding to a tweet by Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in which he expressed his thanks to the prime minister for India's financial assistance to his country.
India occupies top position in world in total COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry
"India occupies the top position in the world in terms of total recoveries. More than 43 lakhs have recovered. India's recoveries constitute 19% of total global recoveries," Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said in a tweet quoting the statistics given by Worldometers.
India, Russia explore partnership in agri, health, IT, Arctic and connectivity projects
“The world is changing in various ways, but one constant factor is the strength of our bilateral relations,” Muraleedharan emphasised.
Soon, norms to deal with post-recovery health issues
The group is collecting data of cured Covid-19 patients from central government hospitals and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in the capital and other states, and of those who have been discharged and readmitted for additional treatment of certain complications.
Asked states to ensure swift processing of frontline health workers' insurance claims: Choubey
This central scheme provides an insurance cover of Rs 50 lakh to healthcare providers, including community health workers, who may have to be in direct contact and care of COVID-19 patients and therefore at risk of being infected.
Record number of COVID-19 tests - over 12 lakh - conducted in 24 hours, says Health ministry
This strongly demonstrates a substantial strengthening of the COVID-19 testing infrastructure in the country, the health ministry said, underlining that India's daily testing numbers are among the highest in the world.
2.39 crore COVID-19 tests conducted in India in August, says Minister of State for Health
So far, 1.41 crore of PPE Kits, 3.44 crore N-95 masks, 10.84 crore tablets of hydroxychloroquine, 30,796 ventilators and 1,02,400 oxygen cylinders have been supplied to states, union territories and central government hospitals.
14-29 lakh COVID-19 cases, 37-78k deaths prevented by lockdown: Govt
Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said the World Health Organisation (WHO) has observed, with regard to the lockdown measures taken by the government, that India's response to COVID-19 has been pre-emptive, pro-active and graded with high–level political commitment and a "whole government" approach to respond to the pandemic.
Top 5 states with high active Covid-19 caseload report high level of recoveries too: Health ministry
The top five states with a high number of active Covid-19 cases - Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh are also the ones that are reporting a high level of recoveries.
India’s Covid tests per day highest in the world: Health Ministry
New Delhi: Cumulative tests for detection of COVID-19 surged to 4,55,09,380 in the country with a record 11,72,179 tests being conducted in ...