Saturday, May 28, 2022 | Last Update : 08:03 AM IST

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People travelling abroad are eligible to take the Covid-19 booster shots as required

At present, in India, the third precaution dose of Covid-19 vaccines has been made available to the 18-plus population groups

13 May 2022 7:47 AM

PM Modi tells states: Covid-19 not over yet, give kids jabs swiftly

PM said Omicron and its subvariants can create problems as was evident in case of many countries of Europe

28 Apr 2022 1:28 AM

Paid Covid-19 booster vaccine for all adults at private centres

All those aged 18 or above and have completed nine months after the administration of the second dose, will be eligible for the booster dose

09 Apr 2022 7:00 AM

All COVID restrictions to end on March 31, wearing of face mask to continue

Ministry has asked all states and Union Territories to insist that people wear masks and follow physical distancing norms as earlier

23 Mar 2022 1:43 PM

Government may allow booster jabs for everyone above 18 soon

Only healthcare and frontline workers and those older than 60 years are now allowed to take booster doses in India

22 Mar 2022 7:21 AM


Union Budget lists tele-mental health programme

Sitharaman also announced an open platform for the National Digital Health Ecosystem

02 Feb 2022 6:58 AM

Covishield, Covaxin get sale approval

The two Covid-19 vaccines can be purchased by hospitals and clinics, but will not be available at pharmacies and drug stores

28 Jan 2022 7:43 AM

Two COVID vaccines may cost Rs. 275 after market nod

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has already been directed to start working towards capping the price

27 Jan 2022 6:59 AM

Republic Day: Military might and cultural scenery on show

A flypast by 75 aircraft and helicopters was the highlight of this year's parade

27 Jan 2022 6:58 AM

Omicron enters community transmission, metros in grip

It also said BA.2 lineage, an infectious sub-variant of Omicron, has been found in a substantial fraction in the country

23 Jan 2022 12:38 PM


Centre nudges states and UTs on ramping up COVID-19 tests

The ministry has also issued an updated set of guidelines for the care of Covid-19 treatment

19 Jan 2022 6:43 AM

Centre tells states to keep oxygen ready as COVID cases near 2 lakh a day

Rajesh Bhushan urged the chief secretaries to direct their departments to ensure adequate buffer stocks of medical oxygen

13 Jan 2022 1:41 AM

Hospitalisations may rise as COVID crisis 'evolving': Government

The health ministry advised retired medical professionals or MBBS students could be roped in for teleconsultation services

11 Jan 2022 7:31 AM

Public support, adherence to curbs key in COVID-19 fight: PM Modi

Mr Modi stressed upon the need to continue intensive containment and active surveillance in clusters reporting higher number of cases

10 Jan 2022 6:42 AM

7-day self-isolation mandatory for international fliers from January 11

The guidelines released on Friday come into force from January 11 and will remain effective till further government orders

07 Jan 2022 10:36 PM


India reports first Omicron death in Rajasthan

Union health ministry on Wednesday released revised guidelines for home isolation for mild and asymptomatic infections

05 Jan 2022 1:47 PM

Over 40 lakh 15-18 children given COVID-19 vaccine doses on first day

The Centre will also decide within the next two to three days which vaccine should be administered as a precaution dose

03 Jan 2022 4:13 PM

Jabs for 15-18 teens begin today; India's COVID-19 cases jump 21 per cent

Supreme Court switch to virtual hearings for two weeks

03 Jan 2022 8:31 AM

'Precaution dose' vaccine: NTAGI to decide next week

Around 80 million eligible children can register on the CoWIN app for their first vaccine dose from Saturday

01 Jan 2022 8:32 AM

Omicron has high immune escape potential: INSACOG

The country is gearing up to prevent another massive outbreak even though only 810 cases of the Omicron were identified in 21 states and UTs

30 Dec 2021 8:34 AM