COVID-19 vaccine: 3,81,305 beneficiaries received vaccine, only 580 adverse events reported

A total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for coronavirus, even as 580 adverse events following immunization were reported in the country, the Union health ministry said on Monday. Addressing a press briefing, Manohar Agnani, Additional Secretary in the ministry, said 1,48,266 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 25 states and Union territories till 5 … Read more COVID-19 vaccine: 3,81,305 beneficiaries received vaccine, only 580 adverse events reported

3,81,305 beneficiaries received COVID-19 vaccine, 580 adverse events reported: Health ministry

NEW DELHI: A total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for coronavirus, even as 580 adverse events following immunization were reported in the country, the Union health ministry said on Monday. Addressing a press briefing, Manohar Agnani, Additional Secretary in the ministry, said 1,48,266 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 25 states and Union territories … Read more 3,81,305 beneficiaries received COVID-19 vaccine, 580 adverse events reported: Health ministry

Pregnant, lactating women should not be administered COVID-19 vaccine at this time: Health ministry

New Delhi: Interchangeability of COVID-19 vaccines is not permitted and pregnant and lactating women should not be administered the shots as they have not been part of any anti-coronavirus vaccine clinical trial so far, the health ministry said on Thursday. In a letter to all states and Union territories, the ministry highlighted that under the … Read more Pregnant, lactating women should not be administered COVID-19 vaccine at this time: Health ministry

Passenger flights from UK to India resume from today

New Delhi: Passenger flights resumed from the UK to India in limited numbers from Friday onwards after remaining suspended for 16 days due to the emergence of a new coronavirus variant in that country. The first flight to land at the Delhi airport from London on Friday was Air India‘s AI112 that had 256 passengers … Read more Passenger flights from UK to India resume from today

Covid-19: India reports 20,346 cases, 222 fatalities; recoveries cross 1 crore-mark | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 caseload rose to 1,03,95,278 with 20,346 new infections being reported in a day, while the number of recoveries surpassed one crore, according to data updated by the Union health ministry on Thursday. The death toll increased to 1,50,336 as 222 people succumbed to the disease in a span of 24 hours, … Read more Covid-19: India reports 20,346 cases, 222 fatalities; recoveries cross 1 crore-mark | India News – Times of India

ITC tanks on new cigarette policy; analysts say long-term story intact

MUMBAI: The recent rally in the shares of ITC may fizzle out in the short term due to the possible sentimental impact of the draft cigarette policy published by the government earlier this week, but it won’t deter investors with a long-term view on the stock. The Union Health Ministry earlier this week published the … Read more ITC tanks on new cigarette policy; analysts say long-term story intact

Dry run for Covid-19 vaccination in all states, UTs on January 2 | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A dry run for Covid-19 vaccination will be conducted by all state and union territory administrations on January 2 to test the linkages between planning and implementation and to identify the challenges, the Centre said on Thursday. The activity is proposed to be conducted in all state capitals in at least 3 session … Read more Dry run for Covid-19 vaccination in all states, UTs on January 2 | India News – Times of India

Coronavirus | Sample collected from U.K. flyer in Chennai sent to NIV

The Health Secretary said officials were tracking the contacts of the passenger. “We are tracking persons who were seated adjacent to him, three rows ahead and three rows behind.” He said nine persons who arrived from the U.K. by another flight were also tested. “We will be following the Standard Operating Procedure issued by the … Read more Coronavirus | Sample collected from U.K. flyer in Chennai sent to NIV

Coronavirus live updates | Delhi begins training of doctors for vaccination drive

The COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-WIN) system, a digitised platform, will be used to track the enlisted beneficiaries and the COVID-19 vaccines on a real-time basis, according to the COVID-operational guidelines released by the Health Ministry recently. The guidelines said the latest electoral roll for Lok Sabha and Legislative Assembly elections will be used to … Read more Coronavirus live updates | Delhi begins training of doctors for vaccination drive