Three-fourths of covid-19 patients in India are men: Health Ministry
The health ministry said 200,000 domestically produced N95 masks are being sent to various hospitals. Major portions of the fresh supplies are being sent to states with comparatively higher number of cases such as Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Delhi, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Rajasthan.
India between Stage 2 and 3 of COVID-19 pandemic: Health Ministry
Ministry had clarified that the most of India is currently at Stage 2 of th...
Health Ministry issues guidelines on rational use of PPE
The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday issued guidelines on the rational use of person...
Avoid random use of Hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus: Health Ministry
Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Tuesday said that the Hydroxychloroquine tablet is only for those in contact with coronavirus po...
COVID-19: Health ministry comes out with cluster containment strategy
The containment strategy would contain the disease within a defined geographic area by early detection.
Covid-19: India is still in local transmission stage, says Health Ministry
Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday said that India is in "local transmission" phase of COVID-19. "Country is not in commu...
COVID-19: Health Ministry issues advisory for aged people
The ministry advised the elderly people to wash their hands and face at regular intervals with soap, stay at home, avoid meeting visitors at home and if such a meeting is essential, maintain a distance of at least one metre.
137 confirmed cases of coronavirus in India: Health Ministry
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said that total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has reached 137. As per Ministry figures...
Health Ministry issues guidelines for disinfecting public places, dos and dont's for elderly
"These include bus stops, railway platforms, parks, roads. Cleaning and disinfection efforts should be targeted to frequently touched/contaminated surfaces. Sanitary workers must use separate set of cleaning equipment for toilets (mops, nylon scrubber) and separate set for sink and commode.
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.
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.
Health Ministry clears decks for ventilator procurement
The government is expected to procure 30,000 additional ventilators from Bharat Electronics, which is manufacturing a new model of the mechanical breathing device along with Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors and Karnataka-based Skanray.
Automobile manufacturers asked to make ventilators: Health Ministry
The Ministry of health has already asked the Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, to manufacture 30,000 ventilators in the next two months in collaboration with local manufacturers, the ministry said. Agva Healthcare, Noida has also been given an order to manufacture 10,000 ventilators within a month.
States to earmark hospitals to exclusively treat COVID-19 patients: Health Ministry
At a press conference here, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director Balram Bhargava said a lockdown was the most essential aspect to the break the chain of transmission as of now.
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