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Union Health Secy chairs high level meeting to review progress of vaccination

At a high-level meeting chaired by Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan with the states to review the progress of vaccination, it was highlighted that while the national average for the first dose... Read more »
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AIIMS Patna doc says there is need for increased surveillance, testing, vaccination

Dr Umesh Kumar Bhadani, head of the expert committee formed by the Patna High Court order and dean at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Patna on Saturday said that... Read more »
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India witnesses a sharp dip in Covid cases, jab inoculation crosses 18 cr

India witnesses a sharp dip in the number of daily Covid cases with a total of 2,63,533 cases being reported in the last 24 hours. 4,329 deaths have been reported in the... Read more »
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Covid-19 Case Update: 4.14 Lakh cases reported with 3,915 deaths

India continues to report high spike in the number of daily Covid cases with more than 4 lakh cases reported in the last 24 hours. Cases in 24 hours: 4,14,188 Total discharges:... Read more »
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India becomes the fastest country to exceed 16 Crore cumulative vaccinations as the Nationwide Vaccination Drive expands

India achieves a landmark of 16 crore vaccination in a span of 109 days, leaving US (111 days) and China (116 days) behind. 16,04,94,188 vaccine doses have been administered through 23,66,349 sessions, as per... Read more »
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More 16.54 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs Free of Cost

Government of India is leading the fight against the COVID19 pandemic in collaboration with the States and UT through a “Whole of Government” approach. Vaccination forms an integral component of the five... Read more »
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India reaches nearly 15.5 cr inoculations; more than 4 lakh cases in the last 24 hrs

Amid rising Covid cases, India has reached nearly 15.5 crore inoculations on Saturday, May 1, 2021 as per the latest provisional report by the Health Ministry. A total of 15,49,89,635 doses have... Read more »
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India records the highest spike of nearly 3 lakh new cases

India reports a daily high of nearly 3 lakh covid cases on Wednesday. A total of 2,95,041 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours with 2,023 deaths. This is the... Read more »
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AstraZeneca to modify Covishield against South Africa variant

AstraZeneca and University of Oxford are working on modification of the existing Covid-19 vaccine Covishield in India to become effective against the South African coronavirus. AstraZeneca’s Austria country manager, Sarah Walters said... Read more »
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Cumulative inoculation nears 12 cr in India

India’s cumulative vaccination coverage nears 12 crores with over 30 lakh doses given in the last 24 hours. A total of 11,99,37,641 Vaccine doses have been given as per provisional report by... Read more »