States are making best use of technology to combat covid-19: Lav Agarwal
The facilities at these cities are mapping each Covid-19 positive case using GIS, tracking health care workers using GPS and drawing up containment plan using heat mapping technologies.
Limited evidence of efficacy of Hydroxychloroquine in treating covid-19 cases: Lav Agarwal
The Directorate-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) ha...
The process of identifying a covid 'hotspot' is not uniform: Lav Agarwal
The ministry has also framed essential features for ventilators to b...
India's Covid-19 case fatality rate per lakh population amongst lowest in world: Health Ministry
The Centre on Tuesday said that India's fatality rate due to coronavirus is 2.82 per cent and it is one of the lowest in the world. "The fat...
Timely lockdown, early detection and management of cases reasons for low COVID-19 fatality rate in India: Government
The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,167 and the number of cases climbed to 1, 45,380 in the country registering an increase of 146 deaths and 6,535 cases in a 24-hour span till Tuesday 8 AM, according to the Union health ministry.
Covid-19 recovery rate in India at 41.61%, fatality rate among lowest in world: Health Ministry
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said that the recovery rate of COVID-19 cases in India has been improving conside...
3 to 19: Dharavi sees 6-fold jump in doubling rate
Dharavi reported its first Covid case on April 1. By mid-April, there were almost 100 positive cases. From April 27 to May 15, the G North Ward where Dharavi is located reported on an average 95 positive cases, a majority of which were in the slum cluster. The number has now fallen to 25 cases.
More than 29 per cent of India's cases can be attributed to Nizamuddin cluster: Lav Agarwal
"A total of 4,291 COVID-19 cases or 29.8 per cent of the 14,378 coronavirus infections reported so far are linked to the Tablighi Jamaat congregation," he said.
Need to implement containment plan uniformly across the country: Lav Agarwal, MoHFW
Addressing the daily briefing to provide updates on coronavirus situation in the country, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Health Lav Agar...
Covid's chain of transmission can be ascertained only after 28 days: Lav Agarwal
Lav Agarwal also gave the example of the Trauma Centre of the AIIMS- state of the art facility fully dedicated to treat covid-19 patients.
Coronavirus in India: Recovery rate at 40%; only 6.39% cases needed hospital support
Out of the total number of active COVID-19 cases in the country, 6.39 per cent needed hospital support, the Union health ministry said on We...
Government to stop daily Covid briefings
Health ministry joint secretary Lav Agarwal has given daily press briefings beginning March to update the country on the government’s response to the pandemic, which has so far killed more than 3,000 people in India.
30 per cent of India's total cases are linked to Nizamuddin cluster: Lav Agarwal
Antibody positives to be confirmed by RT-PCR (reverse transcription-PCR) using throat/nasal swab, and antibody negatives to be quarantined at home, the ICMR advisory said.
A few large outbreaks, no community spread: Government
The Centre also defended Aarogya Setu, the government’s Covid-19 tracker app, saying it has till date alerted about 140,000 people about possible risk of infection due to proximity to infected patients using the bluetooth contact tracing function.
Covid-19 pandemic: Govt revises policy for discharging patients, some can go home early now
The Health Ministry on May 11 informed that mild/very mild/pre-symptomatic cases admitted to COVID care facility can be discharged after 10 ...
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