Chronic patients with associated ailments will be delivered medicines at home: Health Ministry
In the wake of reports that hydroxychloroquine can be used to prevent coronavirus, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has categorically stated that the medicine should be administered to patients who are suffering from coronavirus.
Coronavirus in India: Health Ministry confirms 149 fresh COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths
Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary, Lav Agarwal confirm...
Farm workers, agriculture companies exempted from lockdown: Home Ministry
The government has notified procurement agencies like Food Corporat...
Power ministry orders regulator to provide three months moratorium to discoms to pay dues
"Due to the lockdown, consumers are unable to pay their dues to the distribution companies. This has affected the liquidity position of the Discoms thereby impairing their ability to pay to the generating and transmission companies," the statement said.
Over 25k wagons loaded with essential commodities daily: Railway Ministry
While all passenger trains services of the Indian Railways remain non-operational amid the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, freight trains are running to ensure supplies that supplies of essential commodities particularly, are not interrupted.
Coronavirus outbreak: Order placed for 10,000 ventilators, says Health ministry
A total of 724 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday. "Till now ...
Number of coronavirus cases 724 in India, death toll 17: Health Ministry
The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 17 in the country on Friday and the number of coronavirus cases climbed to 724, according to the Health Ministry.
COVID-19 lockdown: Health Ministry allows doorstep delivery of essential medicines
"The central government is satisfied that retail sale of drugs to doorstep of consumers is essential to meet the requirements of emergency arising due to COVID-19 and in the public interest, it is necessary and expedient to regulate the sale and distribution of drugs for their delivery to consumers," it read.
Panel studying Data Bill seeks extension till Monsoon session
The committee headed by Bhartiya Janata Dal MP Meenakshi Lekhi was supposed to submit the report by end of the Budget session which concluded on Monday.
Union Home Ministry asks states to stop mass exodus of migrant labourers amid coronavirus lockdown
In an advisory to all states and Union territories, the home ministry said they should also make arrangements for uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to hotels, working women hostels so that they continue to live in existing facilities.
Number of coronavirus cases 649 in India, death toll 13: Health Ministry
Maharashtra reported three deaths, Gujarat two, while Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Karnataka, Punjab, Delhi, West Bengal and Himachal Pradesh reported one death each.
Planes flying to ensure ICMR kits to test COVID-19 reach on time: Puri
"The first flight on Friday morning has already delivered 1.4 tonnes of ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) kits from Delhi to Aizawl, Kolkata and Hyderabad while another such movement of ICMR kits is in progress from Mumbai to Pune, Bengaluru & Thiruvananthapuram," Puri wrote on Twitter.
After 'amavasya' tweet, Bachchan claims coronavirus spreads through flies, gets flak from netizens & Health Ministry
Health Ministry was quick to refute Bachchan's claim.
5 new coronavirus cases in UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar
"The village in Dadri and the sectors concerned in Noida are being temporarily sealed for a period of 48 hours so that sanitisation work could be carried out there. No entry into or exit from the society or the sector would be allowed during this period except for emergencies,” Singh stated in an order.
As private labs open up for testing, Covid-19 positive cases expected to go up
Private labs started offering their tests this week, since then the 29 private labs in the country have been gearing up to offer the Covid-19 tests, by training their staff, ensuring the supply of re agents required for collection and drawing up logistics for home collections.
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