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Coronavirus: Harsh Vardhan reviews COVID-19 testing strategy, sampling as no. of cases rise

DNA Tuesday, 31 March 2020
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), there are 1251 confirmed cases of coronavirus cases in the country and 32 fatalities have been reported.
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COVID-19: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan chairs meeting with Department of Biotechnology [Video]

COVID-19: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan chairs meeting with Department of Biotechnology

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan chaired a meeting with Department of Biotechnology and reviewed the good work done related to COVID-19 by Department and the autonomous institution BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council). During the meeting, the Health Minister also dedicated to the nation the largest network of 5 dedicated COVID-19 Biorepositories established by Department of Biotechnology in record time.

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At 2.18%, India's Covid-19 fatality rate among lowest; just 0.28% patients on ventilator: Vardhan

India's Covid-19 case fatality rate is progressively declining and now stands at 2.18 per cent, one of the lowest globally, while just 0.28 per cent of the total..
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Harsh Vardhan chairs meeting with GOMs on COVID-19 situation [Video]

Harsh Vardhan chairs meeting with GOMs on COVID-19 situation

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on July 31 virtually chaired a meeting with Group of Ministers on COVID-19 situation. The meeting review the current status and the actions for the management of COVID-19 situation in the country. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri were also present. Health Minister informed that the recovery rate has improved to 64.54% and doubling rate stand at 21 days as of now.

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More than 6.6 lakh samples tested in 24 hours for COVID-19, total tests near 2.1 crore

A record 6,61,892 samples were tested for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours across the country, the government said on Tuesday. This takes the cumulative testing to..
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COVID: India's recovered cases are now double the active infections, informs govt [Video]

COVID: India's recovered cases are now double the active infections, informs govt

The Union Health Ministry on August 04 briefed the media in Delhi, over the current COVID-19 situation in nation. Speaking in press conference, Ministry of Health, Secretary, Rajesh Bhushan stated that more than 6.6 lakh COVID-19 tests have been conducted in last 24 hours in the nation. Adding on it, he said recovered cases are now double of the active cases in India. He said, "More than 2 crore COVID-19 tests have been conducted, including more than 6.6 lakh tests in the last 24 hours. Recovered cases are now double of the active cases. The case fatality rate is lowest since the first lockdown."

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International Air Travel: Centre issues fresh guidelines; passengers to undergo mandatory 7-day paid quarantine

The MoHFW guidelines added that the passengers will have to give an undertaking that they would undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days, including 7 days paid..
DNA

DCGI nod to Serum Institute of India for phase 2 & 3 clinical trials of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given nod to the Serum Institute of India for conducting phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials of the Oxford..
IndiaTimes

India reports 52,972 new coronavirus infections

BENGALURU (Reuters) - India reported 52,972 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 1.8 million, data from the Ministry of Health..
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