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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.
New Delhi [India], October 13 (ANI): The COVID-19 positivity rate in India is on a downward trend with cumulative positivity rate at 8.07 per cent, weekly positivity rate at 6.24 per cent and the daily positivity rate at 5.16 per cent, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said here on Tuesd
Updated : 10 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): As the requirement for oxygen support is one of the key treatment procedures for COVID-19 patients, the Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday informed that the government has made all efforts to ensure the availability of oxygen supply in var
Updated : 10 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): On the occasion of 'World Patient Safety Day', Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan highlighted the Central government's efforts to protect health workers and patients in times of COVID-19.
New Delhi [India], September 12 (ANI): Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Saturday reaffirmed the government's resolve to ensure that patient of COVID-19 must not be denied beds and must be provided prompt treatment.
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 : 11 months 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 : 11 months, 2 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.