ICMR

PM Modi to interact with three teams involved in developing COVID-19 vaccine

The Prime Minister's Office said in a tweet on Sunday that the three teams are from Gennova Biopharma, Biological E and Dr. Reddy's.

published on : 29th November 2020

No plans to begin classes in West Bengal colleges immediately due to COVID: Partha Chatterjee

After a virtual meeting with Vice-Chancellors of state universities, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said, at present campuses cannot be opened for students due to the pandemic.

published on : 29th November 2020

Over 70 per cent new COVID-19 cases, fatalities in India reported from eight states, UTs

68.73 per cent of the new recovered cases are observed to be concentrated in 8 States/Union Territories.

published on : 29th November 2020

ICMR approves CSIR's COVID-19 testing method that can help ramp up number of RT-PCR tests

The method - Dry Swab-Direct RT-PCR - is a variation of the existing gold standard RT-PCR method and can easily scale up the testing by 2 to 3 fold with no new investment of resources.

published on : 28th November 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | TN chief secretary directs district collectors to strictly enforce using mask in public places

The total active cases in India stands at 4,54,940 as of Saturday after 41,452 people were discharged in last 24 hours taking total recoveries to 87,59,969.

published on : 28th November 2020

ICMR nod for CCMB’s new RT-PCR method

ICMR Director General, Dr Shekhar C Mande, said that the Dry-Swab Direct RT-PCR can help in ramping up Covid-19 testing capacity of the country in a short time frame. 

published on : 28th November 2020

India had estimated 74 millon COVID-19 infections by August: ICMR serosurvey

The overall seroprevalence of below 10 per cent in India indicates that a large proportion of the population remains susceptible to novel coronavirus infection.

published on : 27th November 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | All schools in Mizoram will remain closed till year end: Minister

The total active cases in India stands at 4,55,555 as of Friday after 39,379 people were discharged in last 24 hours taking total recoveries to 87,18,517.

published on : 27th November 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Maharashtra records 6,159 fresh infections, 65 deaths

Late hospital admissions leading to COVID-19 cases turning critical, shortage of ICU beds, unfavourable weather and rising pollution are among the factors experts attribute to the spike in deaths.

published on : 25th November 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Odisha not to lower guard even after vaccines are available: CM Naveen Patnaik

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the state cannot lower its guard against COVID-19 even after availability of vaccine to fight the viral infection.

published on : 24th November 2020

Covid-19: Priced at Rs 499 per test, this RT-PCR lab can give results in 6 hours

The mobile lab, inaugurated in Delhi, was jointly launched by SpiceHealth and the ICMR. 

published on : 23rd November 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Maharashtra reports 4,153 fresh cases, 30 deaths; caseload at 17,84,361

A total of 3,729 patients were discharged from hospitals, which took the number of recovered persons to 16,54,793, the department said.

published on : 23rd November 2020

One more COVID-19 death takes toll to 75 in Gautam Buddh Nagar, tally now 21,307

Active cases came down to 1,307, the third highest in the state, from 1,401, the previous day, according to the data released by the UP Health Department for a 24-hour period.

published on : 21st November 2020

West Bengal to come out with guidelines on COVID-19 follow-up treatment

In the recent past, many of those cured of coronavirus in the state have lost their lives due to acute respiratory distress syndrome or cardiac ailments.

published on : 21st November 2020

Goa to study SOPs to monitor travellers from Delhi as COVID-19 cases spike in Capital

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said he has written to the state health secretary asking him to consult his counterpart in Maharashtra about steps taken for people arriving from Delhi.

published on : 21st November 2020
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