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Updated : 9 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 11 (ANI): Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has urged the States and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure that no restriction is imposed on the movement of medical oxygen from one State to another.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 6 (ANI): The Centre directed over 35 districts across the country to make full utilisation of RT-PCR testing to curb COVID-19 transmission and bring mortality rate below one percent.
New Delhi [India], September 6 (ANI): As India became the second most COVID-affected country after a record spike of 90,633 in new coronavirus cases in the country on Sunday, the Union health secretary held a review meeting through video conference (VC) with the health secretaries of five St
New Delhi [India], September 4 (ANI): The Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Friday directed the authorities in 15 districts of five states-- Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh to proactively curb the chain of coronavirus transmission and bring mortality be
New Delhi [India], September 3 (ANI): Different scientific studies are under the consideration of the health ministry that say that COVID-19 immunity or antibodies last for 5 months to upto an year, according to Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Thursday.
New Delhi [India], September 3 (ANI): Expressing concerns over the healthcare workers being infected due to coronavirus, the Central government said that four states and two union territories are showing higher positivity rate among healthcare workers which includes--doctors, paramedics, nur
Updated : 9 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 25 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday informed that about 2.70 per cent patients are on oxygen support, 1.92 per cent on ICU while 0.29 per cent patients are on the ventilators, in the battle against coronavirus disease in India.
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): At least eight states and union territories are accounting for nearly 9 per cent of India's active cases and about 14 per cent of COVID-19 deaths, even higher than national Case Fatality Rate (CFR) average, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family
New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): The Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has raised concerns that grocery shops, vegetable, and other vendors can be potential spreaders of coronavirus infection to a large number of people.
New Delhi [India], Aug 7 (ANI): The Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Friday directed the governments of four states -- Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, to analyse the factors driving the high COVID-19 mortality and devise ways and means to reduce the mortality.
Updated : 10 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director-General, Dr Balram Bhargava, have written to all states and union territories (UTs) to ramp up COVID-19 testing capacity.
Updated : 11 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI): The Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan on Friday chaired a video conference meeting with States and Union Territories, Centres of Excellence and Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS, New Delhi and discussed the clinical case management to reduce fatality rat