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Covid-19 positivity rate falls below 8%

New Delhi, Oct. 20 -- The national cumulative positivity rate for covid-19 in India fell under 8% on Monday, while the total number of cases ballooned to 7,555,776. The positivity rate has been on a ... Read More


Govt to ensure covid-19 vaccine reaches every Indian once it is available: PM Modi

New Delhi, Oct. 20 -- The government will ensure that the covid-19 vaccine, whenever available, reaches each and every Indian as soon as possible, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday in his a... Read More


India in extremely comfortable position in terms of oxygen availability: Govt

New Delhi, Oct. 20 -- India is in an extremely comfortable position in terms of oxygen availability for covid-19 patients, the government said on Tuesday. "There was neither any shortage of medical o... Read More


India seeing a decline in Covid-19 cases due to an early lockdown: PM Modi

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- India is currently seeing a decline in the number of covid-19 cases per day and the growth rate of cases because it was one of the first countries to adopt a lockdown, Prime Mini... Read More


Covid-19: Positivity rate sustained below 8% for 4th successive day, says govt

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- The national cumulative positivity rate for covid-19 in India fell under 8% on Monday even as the total tally of the virus ballooned to 75,55,776. The cumulative positivity rate... Read More


India is in throes of community transmission, admits Vardhan

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- India is in the throes of community transmission, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan finally admitted, although many public health experts have long claimed that the country has... Read More


Atmanirbhar Bharat needs to indigenize PPE equipment production: Report

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- While India became self-reliant in localised manufacturing of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) kits amidst covid-19 outbreak, it still relied on imports for procuring critical... Read More


India is in throes of Covid-19 community transmission in some districts: Vardhan

New Delhi, Oct. 18 -- After being on a denial mode for several months since covid outbreak, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday agreed that India is in the throes of community transmission o... Read More


Covid-19 can be controlled by Feb 2021 if preventive measures are followed: Report

New Delhi, Oct. 18 -- India can control the spread of the pandemic with minimal active symptomatic cases by February-end in 2021, if preventive measures are followed, India National Supermodel committ... Read More


PM Modi reviews Covid-19 situation, preparedness of vaccine delivery

New Delhi, Oct. 17 -- The access to Covid-19 vaccines should be ensured speedily, considering the geographical span and diversity of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed officials of Union Hea... Read More