Centre asks states, UTs to keep medical oxygen infra ready to face Covid-19 surge
The health ministry has asked states and UTs to ensure availability of liquid medical oxygen in the health facilities and uninterrupted supply chain for their refilling.
2% of international arrivals to undergo random Covid test from Dec 24
All positive samples will also be sent for genomic testing at the designated Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) laboratory network.
China Covid wave: India must act on air travel, says Apollo Hospitals' Sangita Reddy
Given India's extensive vaccination drive with effective vaccines, there is no need for panic on the surge in Covid-19 cases in China, says Sangita Reddy.
Diagnostics stocks surge on Covid scare; Dr. Lal PathLabs, Vijaya Diagnostic rise up to 8%
Among diagnostics companies, Vijaya Diagnostic Centre topped the gainers’ chart, followed by Dr. Lal PathLabs, Metropolis Healthcare, and Thyrocare Technologies.
India logs 3.47 lakh Covid-19 cases in a day
Karnataka logged over 47,000 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, including over 30,000 cases reported in Bengaluru.
Covid-19 active cases nearing a million; surge to 7.23 lakh
Maharashtra, which has a total of over two lakh Covid-19 active cases, reported over 29,000 cases in a day.
Omicron surges in US; world’s highest cases at 1 million a day
As per data shared by Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, 1,082,549 Covid-19 cases were detected in the United States on Monday, January 3.
Delhi, Gujarat, TN, W Bengal, Maha among 8 states with spike in Omicron; Centre sounds alert
Centre has asked eight states to proactively address the spurt in Covid-19 cases to avoid large scale transmission and increased mortality rates.