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Updated : 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 29 (ANI): Five per cent of the coronavirus positive samples in the country would be subjected to genome sequencing, the government has said.
New Delhi [India], December 29 (ANI): The government will increase the number of genome sequencing for COVID-19 in view of the new coronavirus strain that was first detected in the United Kingdom, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said on Tuesday.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday said that the Centre had in August this year constituted the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 (NEGVAC), which is providing guidance on prioritisation of population groups, procur
New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday said that there are six COVID-19 vaccine candidates in different clinical trial stages being developed by various manufacturers in India.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that the government had never spoken about vaccinating the entire country for the coronavirus pandemic. At a press briefing, Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that there might not even be a need to vac
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], November 25 (ANI): In view of the health care requirements of Odisha, the state government has requested the Central government to establish an AIIMS in the Sundargarh district.
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], November 10 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday informed the country has conducted at least 49 per cent of rapid antigen tests, while about 46 per cent of RT-PCR tests and nearly five per cent of tests were conducted through CB-NAT and TrueNat for the novel coronav
Updated : 9 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 29 (ANI): With 49,881 new cases, India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday while recoveries have increased to 73.15 lakh, according to data from the Union Health Ministry.
New Delhi [India], October 29 (ANI): Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Thursday reviewed the status of response measures to COVID-19 in West Bengal, Delhi and Kerala and advised the states and Union Territories (UTs) to gear up testing, tracking and treatment strategy during the festi
Updated : 9 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI India reported 46,791 new COVID-19 cases and 587 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 75,97,064, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): India has the largest number of COVID-19 recovered cases in the world and it stands second in terms of the number of tests conducted in any country, Union health secretary, Rajesh Bhushan said on Tuesday.
Updated : 9 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 13 (ANI): The Central Government has sufficient financial resources available to procure at least 400-500 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, said Rajesh Bhushan, Union Health Secretary on Tuesday.