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Covid case fatality rate continues to decline, says govt

New Delhi, Oct. 27 -- States that carried out surveys to identify vulnerable sections of the population for covid-19 managed to keep the case fatality rate below 1%, the government said on Monday. Whi... Read More


Government mulling to rope in pharmacists to administer covid-19 vaccine

New Delhi, Oct. 27 -- As the country may get a covid-19 vaccine early next year, the government is planning to rope in allied healthcare workforce for vaccinations including pharmacists. The pharmacis... Read More


Drug found effective in treating covid-19 patients can also save preterm babies

New Delhi, Oct. 26 -- Dexamethasone, which was recently found to be an effective drug in treating severe covid-19 patients, has now been found to boost survival of premature babies in low resource set... Read More


National covid-19 rate of recovery zooms past 90%

New Delhi, Oct. 26 -- The national recovery rate for covid-19 touched 90% with 7,078,123 recoveries out of the total count of 7,866,740 cases, the government said on Sunday. So far, 119,104 covid pati... Read More


India's Covid case fatality rate is continuously declining: Govt

New Delhi, Oct. 26 -- States that have conducted population surveys to map and identify the vulnerable population for Covid-19 have managed to keep the Case Fatality Rate below 1%, the government said... Read More


Covid recovery rate touches 90%; 8.5% of total caseload active in India: Govt

New Delhi, Oct. 25 -- The national recovery rate for Covid-19 in India has touched 90%, the government said on Sunday. While the number of Covid-19 cases in the country totalled to 78,66,740 and deat... Read More


Next 3 months will help determine the situation of Covid in India: Vardhan

New Delhi, Oct. 23 -- Coming three months will help in the determination of the Covid-19 situation in the country although the government is taking appropriate measures to combat it, Harsh Vardhan, Un... Read More


India needs a sustainable healthcare system post pandemic too: AIIMS director

New Delhi, Oct. 23 -- To have a pandemic-resistant world, India needs to invest heavily in health infrastructure, Dr.Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said at ... Read More


India has conducted 10 crores covid-19 tests so far: ICMR

New Delhi, Oct. 22 -- India on Thursday achieved a milestone of conducting 10 crores covid-19 tests with average testing of more than 10 lakhs per day in last 17 days. So far, 74000 tests per million ... Read More


Centre tells states to reduce covid case fatality rate

New Delhi, Oct. 22 -- While the national case fatality rate for covid-19 dropped to 1.51% on Wednesday, the Centre urged states and Union territories to further bring it down to below 1%. India recor... Read More