Covid Update(Search results - 59)
CoronavirusMay 6, 2021, 5:56 PM IST
Explained: At what stage does Covid patient need hospitalization?
The government has, time and again, issuing guidelines for the treatment of Covid-19, which include information on when a Covid positive patient should get hospitalised.
Top StoriesMay 4, 2021, 12:14 PM IST
Rahul says 'lockdown only option now', BJP reminds him of anti-lockdown tirade last year
Earlier this morning, Rahul posted on Twitter that the "Government of India does not get it. The only way to stop the Coronavirus spread now is a full lockdown... " The BJP was quick to respond and remind Rahul of his April 16, 2020, remarks slamming the imposition of lockdown.
CoronavirusMay 4, 2021, 8:49 AM IST
Explained: 'Vaccine can protect, can't prevent infection'
While vaccination can ensure that you are safe from severe disease, it does not ensure that you don't get the infection. Here is AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria explaining the difference between the two.
CoronavirusMay 3, 2021, 1:27 PM IST
Delhi government wants army deployed in city, HC seeks Centre's response
The Arvind Kejriwal government informed Delhi High Court that a request had been communicated to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on May 2 for the Indian Army to be deployed in the city so that help can be provided to people and additional facilities can be set up.
CoronavirusMay 1, 2021, 8:06 PM IST
Armed forces answer the call of duty, go all out in Covid-19 fightback
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took stock of the situation through video conferencing along with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria, Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane and other senior officials.
Top StoriesMay 1, 2021, 4:58 PM IST
First batch of 1.5 lakh Sputnik V vaccine vials reaches India
In a tweet, Sputnik V said, "First batch of Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Hyderabad, India! That's the same day the country starts mass Covid vaccination drive covering its entire adult population. Let's jointly defeat this pandemic. Together we are stronger."
Top StoriesMay 1, 2021, 3:58 PM IST
'Enough is enough': HC warns Centre of contempt action if Delhi doesn't get allocated 490 MT of oxygen today
Taking note of eight deaths in Delhi's Batra Hospital due to lack of oxygen, the high court bench comprising Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli said, "Now the water has gone above our head. Now we mean business. Enough is enough. You will arrange everything now."
Top StoriesMay 1, 2021, 12:45 PM IST
Survey: 75% Delhi residents want lockdown extended
A LocalCircles survey, which collected over 32000 responses from residents in 11 districts of Delhi, found that 75% of the people are in favour of extending the lockdown.
Top StoriesMay 1, 2021, 9:59 AM IST
India records over 4 lakh new Covid cases in 24 hours
Government experts, using mathematical models, have predicted that India's coronavirus cases may peak between May 3 and 5. The same experts had earlier suggested that cases may peak in the middle of May.
Top StoriesApr 30, 2021, 10:07 PM IST
China sympathises with Covid-hit India, gets reminded of unfinished work at the border
The call which was arranged at the request of the Chinese side to convey their sympathy and solidarity with India in battling the Covid pandemic, the two ministers discussed the outstanding issues related to disengagement from all friction points along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh.
Top StoriesApr 29, 2021, 6:28 PM IST
Bharat Biotech slashes vaccine price by Rs 200; Covaxin to cost Rs 400
Bharat Biotech, in a statement, said that the decision to revise the prices was taken while recognizing the enormous challenges to the public healthcare system in the critical pandemic circumstances.
CoronavirusApr 29, 2021, 3:49 PM IST
FAQ: What is double masking? Should mask be worn at home?
AIIMS Covid Centre Head Dr Anjan Trikha clarifies doubts regarding Covid-19 precautions, symptoms, hospitalization and other related issues.
CoronavirusApr 28, 2021, 6:11 PM IST
Serum Institute's 'philanthropic gesture': Covishield to be Rs 100 cheaper
Making the announcement on Twitter, Adar Poonawalla said: "As a philanthropic gesture on behalf of Serum Institute of India, I hereby reduce the price to the states from Rs 400 to Rs 300 per dose, effective immediately."
CoronavirusApr 28, 2021, 5:35 PM IST
Government reopens PM Cares Fund to buy oxygen concentrators, set up 500 more oxygen plants
The decision to undertake the capacity enhancement was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by the Prime Minister to discuss the measures needed to improve Liquid Medical Oxygen supply for Covid management.
CoronavirusApr 28, 2021, 5:16 PM IST
CoWIN portal crashes as registrations open for vaccination for those above 18
The website was back online minutes later. But many users reported delay in getting OTP and page response times.