October 28, 2021 00:31 (IST)
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Consider local curbs during Durga Puja, other festivals: Centre tells states

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Wednesday said that states should consider imposing local restrictions during the upcoming festive season amid the surge in Covid cases in some parts of the country.

Nearly 90 pct of India witnessing high Covid positivity rate: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Nearly 90 per cent of India is witnessing a high Covid positivity rate, the government said on Tuesday adding that 640 districts out of the 734 are above the national threshold level of 5 per cent positivity rate.

Covid-19: Health Ministry warns against use of N-95 masks with respirator valves

New Delhi/IBNS: The Director General of Health Services (DGHS) of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has warned all states and union territories against the 'inappropriate use' of N-95 protective masks with valved respirators, saying these do not prevent the Novel Coronavirus from spreading out.

Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia takes charge of Health Ministry

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday temporarily took charge of the health ministry and other departments allocated to Health Minister Satyendar Jain after the latter tested positive for Coronavirus.

India witnesses surge of 591 cases in 24 hours, total positive cases stand at 5,865

New Delhi/IBNS: India recorded fresh 591 positive Novel Coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours taking the tally across the country to close to 6,000, informed the Union Health Ministry on Thursday.

1800 people related to Tabligh Jamaat have been shifted to 9 hospitals or quarantined centers across Delhi: Health Ministry

New Delhi/IBNS: With the increase in COVID-19 cases recorded in India in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health on Wednesday said 1800 people related to Tabligh Jamaat have been shifted to 9 hospitals or quarantined centers across Delhi.

Health Ministry and ICMR launch India Hypertension Management Initiative

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IBNS): Preeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW) and Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Secretary, DHR and DG, ICMR, launched the India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI) at a function, here on Tuesday.