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Kejriwal gets second dose of COVID vaccine

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday received the second shot of COVID vaccine Covishield.

Maharashtra: 48 Remdesivir injections stolen from Aurangabad health facility

Aurangabad/UNI: In view of shortage of vital injections in COVID treatment, forty-eight vials of Remdesivir injections have gone missing from the Aurangabad Municipal Medical (AMC) Store Room at Meltron Hospital.

Rahul calls for free Covid vaccination for all

New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday demanded free vaccination for all the citizens of the country and used the meaning of word 'free' to drive home his point.

COVID-19: Delhi govt revises Wednesday's health bulletin

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi government on Thursday issued a revised copy of its yesterday's health bulletin, correcting discrepancies in the cumulative figures.

Negative Covid report or two vaccine jabs compulsory for candidates to enter vote counting centres : EC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India has made negative Covdi-19 test or two doses of coronavirus vaccine compulsory for the candidates and their agents who want to enter the vote counting halls in Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami writes to PM Modi requesting cancellation of oxygen diversion to other states

Chennai/IBNS: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting immediate cancellation of oxygen supply from its plants to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as the State is witnessing a surge in Covid-19 cases, media 

First 'Oxygen Express' train leaves for Maharashtra from Vishakhapatnam

Vishakhapatnam/IBNS: The first "Oxygen Express" train started its journey from Andhra Pradesh's Vishakhapatnam to Maharashtra, the worst covid-hit state, where hospitals have been fighting with oxygen shortfall to save critically ill patients.

No oxygen in at least 6 Delhi hospitals; High Court orders Centre to raise Delhi's quota to 700 MT

Delhi/IBNS: There is no medical oxygen available in at least six private hospitals in the national capital, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted in the evening.

Civil Aviation Ministry allows ICMR feasibility test with drones in vaccine delivery

New Delhi/IBNS: The Civil Aviation Ministry on Thursday allowed the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) a feasibility study on using drones to deliver coronavirus vaccines, an official statement said.

Bangladesh requests India to expedite delivery of Covishield

New Delhi/Dhaka/IBNS: The Bangladesh government has requested India to speed up the delivery of 500,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to ensure that its immunization programme is not affected.

Oxygen crisis: Kejriwal thanks Centre for raising Delhi's Oxygen quota; Sisodia accuses Haryana govt of holding up oxygen tanker

Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday thanked the Central government for increasing Delhi's oxygen quota amid SOS calls from several private and city government hospitals over depleting medical oxygen for Covid-19 patients.

Adar Poonawalla thanks PM Modi for decisive 'policy changes and swift financial aid' amid vaccine shortage

Mumbai/IBNS: Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla has lauded the Centre's policy change in vaccination, bringing all above 18 under the mass drive and extending financial support to the vaccine manufacturers.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to Centre on vaccine shortage, says 'received only 5.5 lakh against the requested 50 lakh doses'

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighting shortage of coronavirus vaccine and pointing out financial constraints in Centre's proposal to states to buy some doses directly from manufacturers at a pre-agreed price.

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu gets first shot of Covid-19 vaccine

Itanagar/UNI: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu was administered the first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine at a hospital in Tawang on Tuesday.

Four dead in Covid hospital fire in Chhattisgarh's Raipur

Raipur/IBNS: At least four people were killed in a fire that broke out in a Covid hospital here, media reports said