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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

Active COVID-19 caseload now below 5%, Delhi largest contributor of daily new cases
Active COVID-19 caseload now below 5%, Delhi largest contributor of daily new cases
With new recoveries, the number of total recoveries has gone up to 83,83,602 and the recovery rate has risen to 93.58 per cent
India News Network | Thu, Nov 19

Govt reserves 5 seats in MBBS for children of COVID Warriors to honour their role
Govt reserves 5 seats in MBBS for children of COVID Warriors to honour their role
The candidates will be selected by the Medical Council Committee (MCC) through online applications on the basis of rank obtained in the NEET-2020
India News Network | Thu, Nov 19

Recoveries continue to outnumber new cases for 46th day straight
Recoveries continue to outnumber new cases for 46th day straight
The active caseload in the country has declined to 4,46,805, accounting for just 5 per cent of the total positive cases
India News Network | Wed, Nov 18

After Bharat Biotech and Cadila, Biological E. Ltd enters race, starts phase 1-2 clinical trials
After Bharat Biotech and Cadila, Biological E. Ltd enters race, starts phase 1-2 clinical trials
Trials were initiated after the firm received a nod from the Drugs Controller General of India
India News Network | Tue, Nov 17

India reports below 30,000 cases for 2nd consecutive day
India reports below 30,000 cases for 2nd consecutive day
The Active Caseload which now stands at 4,53,401 comprises just 5.11 per cent of all cumulative cases
India News Network | Tue, Nov 17

For 44th successive day, India records more daily COVID-19 recoveries than new cases
For 44th successive day, India records more daily COVID-19 recoveries than new cases
The Recovery Rate has gone up to 93,27 per cent, with the number of recovered cases standing at 82,49,579
India News Network | Mon, Nov 16

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

 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

Covid-19 Vaccine: Countries need to come together and pool resources, says WHO
Covid-19 Vaccine: Countries need to come together and pool resources, says WHO
The World Health Organisation’s Covax facility will try to ensure equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines
India News Network Video Desk | Tue, Aug 25

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