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Recoveries surpass new cases, Delhi reports maximum single day improvement in patients’ health
Recoveries surpass new cases, Delhi reports maximum single day improvement in patients’ health
With this, the active caseload of India stood at 4,53,956 today which amounts to 4.83 percent of the total positive cases in the country
India News Network | Sun, Nov 29

India to manufacture 100mn doses a year of Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik
India to manufacture 100mn doses a year of Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik
The manufacturing of Sputnik V locally will enable swift access to patients
India News Network | Sat, Nov 28

Covid-19 Update: India's tests per million population crosses 1-lakh mark
Covid-19 Update: India's tests per million population crosses 1-lakh mark
Meanwhile, the active cases in India stand at 4,54,940 maintaining the positivity rate under 5 percent
India news network | Sat, Nov 28

COVID-19 update: India keeps active cases under 5%, cases come mainly from 8 states & UTs
COVID-19 update: India keeps active cases under 5%, cases come mainly from 8 states & UTs
Around 39,379 recoveries were reported from the country in the past 24 hours taking the recovery rate to 93.65 per cent
India News Network | Fri, Nov 27

PM Modi to visit COVID-19 vaccine development facilities in 3 states
PM Modi to visit COVID-19 vaccine development facilities in 3 states
PM Modi will hold discussions with the scientists to know more about the challenges they are facing
India News Network | Fri, Nov 27

Over 60% of India’s daily new COVID-19 cases are from just six states, including Delhi
Over 60% of India’s daily new COVID-19 cases are from just six states, including Delhi
Delhi also reported the highest number of deaths though the national active caseload remains under 5%
India News Network | Thu, Nov 26

India’s active COVID-19 caseload remains low, testing nears 13.5-crore mark
India’s active COVID-19 caseload remains low, testing nears 13.5-crore mark
In the past 24 hours, India reported a total of 37,816 recoveries taking the total number to 86,42,771
India News Network | Wed, Nov 25

Centre issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines from December 1, seeks strict steps for containment
Centre issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines from December 1, seeks strict steps for containment
The new guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs also suggest sharper focus on surveillance and COVID-appropriate behaviour
India News Network | Wed, Nov 25

Need to ensure COVID-19 vaccine reaches everyone, says PM Modi at review meeting with CMs
Need to ensure COVID-19 vaccine reaches everyone, says PM Modi at review meeting with CMs
It will be ensured that the vaccine for citizens meets all necessary scientific criteria, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said
India News Network | Tue, Nov 24

India reports less than 40,000 new cases, Delhi remains largest contributor
India reports less than 40,000 new cases, Delhi remains largest contributor
The country has been reporting less than 50,000 cases daily since November 7, when it reported 50,356 cases in a single day
India news network | Tue, Nov 24

PM Modi to hold review meeting with 8 states reporting highest COVID-19 cases
PM Modi to hold review meeting with 8 states reporting highest COVID-19 cases
PM Modi will also discuss the roll-out of the vaccine expected to be available by early 2021
India News Network | Mon, Nov 23

India keeps active COVID-19 caseload below 5 lakh, recovery rate now over 93%
India keeps active COVID-19 caseload below 5 lakh, recovery rate now over 93%
Delhi, however, continued to see a high number of cases, a trend that is being attributed to the onset of winter
India News Network | Mon, Nov 23

Centre sends teams to UP, Punjab & Himachal to support states in fight against COVID-19
Centre sends teams to UP, Punjab & Himachal to support states in fight against COVID-19
With a high number of recoveries daily, India’s overall recovery rate has risen to 93.69 per cent
India News Network | Sun, Nov 22

COVID-19 Update: India crosses landmark milestone of conducting 13 crore tests
COVID-19 Update: India crosses landmark milestone of conducting 13 crore tests
In a landmark milestone in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, India has conducted more than 13 crore tests to date
India News Network | Sat, Nov 21

COVID-19 Update: Centre rushes teams to 4 states, active cases in India remain below 5%
COVID-19 Update: Centre rushes teams to 4 states, active cases in India remain below 5%
The Centre is also planning to send teams to other states and UTs as well which are reporting more cases of COVID-19
India News Network | Fri, Nov 20

India can expect a COVID-19 vaccine in a couple of months, says Dr Harsh Vardhan
India can expect a COVID-19 vaccine in a couple of months, says Dr Harsh Vardhan
In a review meeting held earlier this year, the Union Health Minister assured the availability of a COVID-19 vaccine by early 2021
India News Network | Thu, Nov 19

Infographics

Fighting COVID-19: PM Modi asks 7 states to focus on 60 districts
Fighting COVID-19: PM Modi asks 7 states to focus on 60 districts
Chairing a virtual meet on Wednesday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi re-emphasized the importance of tracing, testing and surveillance
India News Network Infographics Desk | Fri, Sep 25

India scales new heights in single-day Covid-19 recoveries
India scales new heights in single-day Covid-19 recoveries
By adopting focussed strategy and measures, India has been continuously reporting high number of recoveries
India News Network Infographics Desk | Sat, Sep 12

Videos

PM Modi visits COVID-19 vaccine development facilities in three cities, briefed on progress
PM Modi visits COVID-19 vaccine development facilities in three cities, briefed on progress
He was briefed on vaccine development by Zydus Cadila, Bharat Biotech, and SII
India News Network Video Desk | Sat, Nov 28

 India fights Covid-19: Aarogya Setu apps crosses 16 crore downloads
India fights Covid-19: Aarogya Setu apps crosses 16 crore downloads
India has the highest recovery rate globally with Daman and Diu and Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Andaman and Nicobar, and Bihar in the top three
India News Network Video Desk | Wed, Oct 7

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