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Covid-19 Vaccination drive for 60 years-plus category begins on March 1
Covid-19 Vaccination drive for 60 years-plus category begins on March 1
The first phase of the vaccination drive started on January 16, covering healthcare and frontline workers across the country
India News Network | Wed, Feb 24

As COVID-19 cases spike again, Centre sends teams to 8 states to 'control transmission’
As COVID-19 cases spike again, Centre sends teams to 8 states to 'control transmission’
They have also been advised to increase testing in a focussed manner in the affected districts
India News Network | Wed, Feb 24

Covid-19 Update: Daily case fatalities remain below 100 since last week
Covid-19 Update: Daily case fatalities remain below 100 since last week
Nearly 75 percent of the country's active cases are from Kerala and Maharashtra
India News Network | Tue, Feb 23

COVID-19: Centre asks states to take 5 steps to check rising cases
COVID-19: Centre asks states to take 5 steps to check rising cases
The measures suggested include regular monitoring of the mutant strains through testing followed by Genome Sequencing
India News Network | Sun, Feb 21

Covid-19 Update: Five states see an upsurge in Covid-19 cases
Covid-19 Update: Five states see an upsurge in Covid-19 cases
There has been a rise in daily cases in Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.Kerala continues to report a high number of daily new cases.
India News Network | Sat, Feb 20

10 million doses in 34 days: India reaches milestone in COVID-19 vaccination
10 million doses in 34 days: India reaches milestone in COVID-19 vaccination
India is the second fastest in the world to reach the figure of 10 million COVID-19 vaccinations
India News Network | Fri, Feb 19

Covid-19 Update: India vaccinates over 9.4 million people, becomes third topmost country globally
Covid-19 Update: India vaccinates over 9.4 million people, becomes third topmost country globally
The second dose of COVID19 vaccination started on February 13 for those beneficiaries who have completed 28 days since the first dose
India News Network | Thu, Feb 18

COVID-19: All states, Union Territories report decline in active cases over past month
COVID-19: All states, Union Territories report decline in active cases over past month
India’s cumulative recoveries have shown a progressive increment on a daily basis and now stand at over 1.06 crore
India News Network | Wed, Feb 17

COVID-19 update: Over 8.7 million healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated so far
COVID-19 update: Over 8.7 million healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated so far
Meanwhile, India’s total Active Caseload has dropped to 1.36 lakh, or just 1.25% of the total Positive Cases
India News Network | Tue, Feb 16

Covid-19 Update: 33 States, UTs report less than 5,000 active cases in last 24 hours
Covid-19 Update: 33 States, UTs report less than 5,000 active cases in last 24 hours
The cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 in the country has reached nearly 83 lakhs
India News Network | Mon, Feb 15

India vaccinates close to 8 million beneficiaries against COVID19 in 28 days
India vaccinates close to 8 million beneficiaries against COVID19 in 28 days
Eight States account for nearly 60% of the total beneficiaries vaccinated with Uttar Pradesh leading the list
India News Network | Sat, Feb 13

India should be proud of plummeting Covid-19 cases: WHO
India should be proud of plummeting Covid-19 cases: WHO
India has become the fastest country in the world to achieve more than 70 lakh vaccinations against Covid-19
India News Network | Fri, Feb 12

COVID-19 update: India records sharp decline in numbers as Active Caseload stands at 1.35 lakh
COVID-19 update: India records sharp decline in numbers as Active Caseload stands at 1.35 lakh
Four states and Union Territories (UTs) have not reported any new cases in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said
India News Network | Fri, Feb 12

Covid-19 update: India crosses 7 million-mark in Covid vaccination
Covid-19 update: India crosses 7 million-mark in Covid vaccination
As of February 11, till 8 AM, more than 70 lakh people have received vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise
India News Network | Thu, Feb 11

Covid-19 Update: India’s Active Caseload drops to 1.41 Lakh
Covid-19 Update: India’s Active Caseload drops to 1.41 Lakh
The Health Ministry said India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,05,61,608 with a Recovery Rate of over 97%.
India News Network | Wed, Feb 10

Covid-19 Update: India sees 55% Decline in Average Daily Deaths in a month
Covid-19 Update: India sees 55% Decline in Average Daily Deaths in a month
Meanwhile, over 62.6lakh beneficiaries have received the vaccination under the countrywide COVID19 vaccination exercise
India News Network | Tue, Feb 9

Infographics

35 lakh people vaccinated in India till today
35 lakh people vaccinated in India till today
India has significantly scaled up its Covid-19 inoculation drive
India News Network Infographics Desk | Sat, Jan 30

With gift of Covid-19 vaccines, India further strengthens ties with Bahrain
With gift of Covid-19 vaccines, India further strengthens ties with Bahrain
India has sent a consignment of 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccines to Bahrain
India News Network Infographics Desk | Fri, Jan 29

Videos

Afghanistan receives Covishield vaccines from India
Afghanistan receives Covishield vaccines from India
Half million doses of COVID-19 vaccine gifted by India to the people of Afghanistan arrived in Kabul on Sunday
India News Network Video Desk | Mon, Feb 8

 Is Covid-19 vaccine safe? All questions answered with Dr VM Katoch
Is Covid-19 vaccine safe? All questions answered with Dr VM Katoch
The former Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research has answered all questions related to the Covid-19 vaccination drive in India
India News Network Video Desk | Tue, Jan 26

Disinformation

On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
An article in the publication ignores crucial information that is readily available in the public domain
Vinay Jha | Wed, Jun 24

BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
Indian officials say they will not hide facts from the public when the country reaches the community transmission stage.
Shankar Kumar | Mon, Jun 15

Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
The article cites instances without going into requisite detail and ends up being a misleading narrative
Vinay Jha | Sat, May 9