Centre places orders for 11.45 crore HCQ tablets with 2 Indian firms
Saturday, 2 May 2020 India has placed urgent orders for at least 11.45 crore tablets of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ). This drug is being directly procured by HLL Lifecare, on behalf of the Union Health Ministry. Hindustan Latex Limited (HLL) Lifecare is a government-owned healthcare manufacturing company.
India has increased production of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to 30 crore tablets from 12.23 crore tablets, the government said on May 01. Chairman of Empowered Group-3, PD Vaghela said, "Production of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) has increased to 30 crore tablets from 12.23 crore tablets. A total of 16...
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."