Articles about Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

COVID-19 'still raging,' 8 states show rise in R-factor: Government

03 Aug 2021

COVID-19 'still raging,' 8 states show rise in R-factor: Government

The coronavirus pandemic is "still raging" in the country, the Indian government warned on Tuesday, calling it a significant problem.

Coronavirus: India reports 44K+ new cases, over 550 more dead

30 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 44K+ new cases, over 550 more dead

India on Friday reported over 44,000 new COVID-19 cases, a marginal increase compared to the day before.

Coronavirus: India reports 43K+ cases; Kerala orders weekend lockdown

29 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 43K+ cases; Kerala orders weekend lockdown

India on Thursday reported over 43,000 new COVID-19 cases, out of which, over 50% were concentrated in Kerala.

Coronavirus: India's infections jump to 43K; over 600 deaths recorded

28 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India's infections jump to 43K; over 600 deaths recorded

India on Wednesday reported over 43,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking a jump from a 132-day low observed the day before.

COVID-19 cases may spike soon; no relaxation in curbs: Government

27 Jul 2021

COVID-19 cases may spike soon; no relaxation in curbs: Government

India may soon witness a resurgence of COVID-19 cases as the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday expressed concern over the slowdown in the drop of infections.

Government trashes reports on missing July-end target of vaccine administration

27 Jul 2021

Government trashes reports on missing July-end target of vaccine administration

The government on Tuesday dismissed media reports that claimed that India will miss the end-July target of administering 50 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses as "ill-informed and misrepresenting" and asserted that over 51.60 crore vaccine doses will be supplied from January to July 31.

Coronavirus: India reports lowest infections spike in 132 days

27 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports lowest infections spike in 132 days

India on Tuesday reported under 30,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking the lowest single-day spike since March 16.

Coronavirus: New cases in United States surpass India's once again

26 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: New cases in United States surpass India's once again

India on Monday reported over 39,000 new COVID-19 cases along with more than 400 more deaths due to the viral disease.

Coronavirus: 46% of all new cases concentrated in Kerala

25 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: 46% of all new cases concentrated in Kerala

India on Sunday reported nearly 40,000 new COVID-19 cases, while over 500 more patients died due to the viral disease.

Coronavirus: India refutes reports of 'vastly undercounted' deaths

22 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India refutes reports of 'vastly undercounted' deaths

The central government on Thursday refuted reports that India's COVID-19 death toll was "vastly undercounted."

Coronavirus: India adds 4,000 more deaths as Maharashtra clears backlog

21 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India adds 4,000 more deaths as Maharashtra clears backlog

India on Wednesday reported nearly 4,000 more fatalities as Maharashtra reconciled its official tally. The state added 3,656 more deaths, including 147 deaths on Tuesday and 3,509 backlog deaths that had gone unreported.

'No room for complacency': Centre issues 7-point advisory after serosurvey

21 Jul 2021

'No room for complacency': Centre issues 7-point advisory after serosurvey

The Union Health Ministry has issued an advisory on coronavirus protocols and traveling in view of the fourth national serological survey.

Coronavirus: 4 vaccines in human trial stage, government tells Parliament

20 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: 4 vaccines in human trial stage, government tells Parliament

India has four COVID-19 vaccines in the human trial stage, the central government told the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of the Parliament) on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: India reports 38K+ new cases; 60% in Kerala, Maharashtra

19 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 38K+ new cases; 60% in Kerala, Maharashtra

India on Monday reported over 38,000 new COVID-19 cases, with 60% of the fresh infections concentrated in Kerala and Maharashtra.

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; 40% in Kerala

18 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; 40% in Kerala

India on Sunday reported over 41,000 new COVID-19 cases, however, nearly 40% of those were reported in Kerala alone.

COVID-19 cases declining very slowly, third wave imminent, says government

16 Jul 2021

COVID-19 cases declining very slowly, third wave imminent, says government

India's COVID-19 cases are declining "very slowly," the central government noted on Friday, adding that the same serves as a warning signal for an imminent third wave.

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; nearly 600 more dead

15 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; nearly 600 more dead

India on Thursday reported over 41,000 new COVID-19 cases. The number of daily infections has again exceeded daily recoveries, which stood at a little over 39,000.

Coronavirus: Most new infections, deaths in Kerala and Maharashtra

14 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: Most new infections, deaths in Kerala and Maharashtra

India on Wednesday reported over 38,000 new COVID-19 cases along with more than 600 fresh fatalities.

Coronavirus: India reports 2,000+ deaths as MP adds backlog data

13 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 2,000+ deaths as MP adds backlog data

India on Tuesday reported over 31,000 new COVID-19 cases along with over 2,000 fresh fatalities.

Coronavirus: India records 37K+ new cases; vaccinations dip

12 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India records 37K+ new cases; vaccinations dip

India on Monday reported over 37,000 new COVID-19 cases along with over 700 fresh deaths due to the viral disease.

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; nearly 900 more dead

11 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; nearly 900 more dead

India on Sunday reported over 41,000 new COVID-19 cases along with nearly 900 more deaths.

Meet Mansukh Mandaviya, who replaced Harsh Vardhan as Health Minister

08 Jul 2021

Meet Mansukh Mandaviya, who replaced Harsh Vardhan as Health Minister

On Wednesday, Mansukh Mandaviya, 49, was made the new Health Minister of India in a major rejig of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Union Cabinet.

Coronavirus: India reports nearly 46K new cases, 800+ deaths

08 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports nearly 46K new cases, 800+ deaths

India on Thursday reported nearly 46,000 new COVID-19 cases, along with 817 fresh fatalities. The daily test positivity rate rose slightly from 2.3% the day before to 2.4%

Coronavirus: India reports 43K+ new cases; 930 more deaths

07 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 43K+ new cases; 930 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 43,000 COVID-19 cases, a day after witnessing the lowest single-day spike in nearly four months.

1.66 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses available with states: Centre

06 Jul 2021

1.66 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses available with states: Centre

More than 1.66 crore (1,66,63,643) coronavirus vaccine doses are currently available with states, union territories, and private hospitals to be administered, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a press release today.

Coronavirus: India reports lowest spike in nearly 4 months

06 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports lowest spike in nearly 4 months

India on Tuesday reported under 35,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking the lowest single-day spike in 111 days.

As COVID-19 subsides, SBI report predicts third wave next month

05 Jul 2021

As COVID-19 subsides, SBI report predicts third wave next month

India on Monday reported under 40,000 new COVID-19 cases, only the second time since mid-March when the second wave of the outbreak had begun.

Coronavirus: India reports 955 more deaths; fatality rate rises slightly

04 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 955 more deaths; fatality rate rises slightly

India on Sunday reported at least 43,000 new COVID-19 cases, along with nearly 1,000 COVID-19 deaths over a single day.

Coronavirus: India third country where death toll crossed 4 lakh

02 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India third country where death toll crossed 4 lakh

India on Friday became the third country after the United States and Brazil to record over 4 lakh COVID-19 deaths.

Coronavirus: India reports over 800 deaths, lowest in 81 days

30 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: India reports over 800 deaths, lowest in 81 days

India on Wednesday reported 46,000 new COVID-19 cases.

Coronavirus: India reports under 40,000 new cases after 102 days

29 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: India reports under 40,000 new cases after 102 days

India on Tuesday reported over 37,000 new COVID-19 cases, the first time in 102 days that single-day infections dropped below 40,000.

Coronavirus: India reports under 1,000 deaths, lowest in 76 days

28 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: India reports under 1,000 deaths, lowest in 76 days

India on Monday reported 46,000 new COVID-19 cases, along with under 1,000 fresh fatalities. The single-day death toll is the lowest in 76 days in India.

Coronavirus: India should tackle Delta+ with urgency, says WHO expert

27 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: India should tackle Delta+ with urgency, says WHO expert

India on Sunday reported over 50,000 new COVID-19 cases, while nearly 58,000 patients were discharged after recovery.

Coronavirus: Delta variants could make 'third wave' more severe

25 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: Delta variants could make 'third wave' more severe

India on Friday reported over 51,000 new COVID-19 cases. The weekly positivity rate of infections has now declined to 3%.

Coronavirus: India reports 54K+ new cases; 71% in 5 states

24 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 54K+ new cases; 71% in 5 states

India on Thursday reported over 54,000 new COVID-19 cases, along with more than 1,300 deaths.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 3cr; last 1cr in 50 days

23 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 3cr; last 1cr in 50 days

India on Wednesday reported over 50,000 new COVID-19 cases. The nation's tally has now crossed three crore, becoming only the second country to mark the grim milestone after the United States.

Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in 91 days

22 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in 91 days

India on Tuesday reported under 50,000 (42,640) new COVID-19 cases, the lowest single-day spike in 91 days.

Coronavirus: India reports 53K new infections; 20 Delta+ cases

21 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 53K new infections; 20 Delta+ cases

India on Monday reported 53,256 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest single-day spike in 88 days. The country also reported under 1,500 deaths.

Coronavirus: India reports less than 60K cases after 81 days

20 Jun 2021

Coronavirus: India reports less than 60K cases after 81 days

India on Sunday reported over 58,419 new COVID-19 cases., the first time in the past 81 days that the daily count fell under 60,000.

Third wave likely by October. Will it affect children harder?

18 Jun 2021

Third wave likely by October. Will it affect children harder?

Amid worries that a future third wave of COVID-19 may impact the younger population harder, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday that this may not be true.