Articles about Raman R Gangakhedkar

Current COVID-19 surge can't be termed 4th wave: ICMR official

01 May 2022

India
Current COVID-19 surge can't be termed 4th wave: ICMR official

The current surge in India's daily COVID-19 cases cannot be considered the fourth wave of the pandemic, a top Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) official said on Sunday.

COVID-19 third wave: Chances 'very low,' says retired ICMR scientist

13 Sep 2021

India
COVID-19 third wave: Chances 'very low,' says retired ICMR scientist

Former ICMR scientist Dr. Raman Gangakhedkar said the chances of a nationwide third wave of COVID-19 infections are "very low."

Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases

19 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases

The death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crossed the 500-mark in India on Saturday while the total number of cases reached 15,600.

Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

18 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that 75% of all coronavirus-related deaths in India involved patients over the age of 60.

India to produce 10 lakh testing-kits next month: Health Ministry

17 Apr 2020

India
India to produce 10 lakh testing-kits next month: Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday said that India plans to manufacture 10 lakh testing kits a month for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) staring May.

India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

16 Apr 2020

India
India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

India on Thursday received a total of five lakh rapid testing kits from two different Chinese companies, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots

15 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots

As India's nationwide lockdown has been extended till May 3, districts across the nation will be divided into three categories, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

Testing kits from China to arrive on April 15: ICMR

13 Apr 2020

India
Testing kits from China to arrive on April 15: ICMR

The order of rapid testing kits India placed will be delivered from China by April 15, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Monday.

As coronavirus outbreak worsens, delay in arrival of testing kits

12 Apr 2020

India
As coronavirus outbreak worsens, delay in arrival of testing kits

The rapid testing kits India had ordered weeks ago are yet to arrive, even as the country aims to ramp up testing in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus 'not a health emergency' in India; 81 cases reported

13 Mar 2020

India
Coronavirus 'not a health emergency' in India; 81 cases reported

The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 81 on Friday, senior government officials said.