These guidelines also mentioned protocols for international passengers at arrival, while on flight and deboarding.
Updated : Jul 19, 2023

COVID-19 in India: Union health ministry removes testing requirements for international travellers 

The release further noted that precautionary measures other than the RT-PCR based COVID-19 testing will be followed shall continue to apply for airlines as well as international travellers. 

The deadly virus has killed about 7 million people across the globe so far.
Updated : Jul 19, 2023

US suspends funding to Wuhan institute linked with Covid-19 outbreak: Report

According to a Bloomberg report, citing a memo, the Department of Health and Human Services notified the Wuhan institute about the suspension on Monday and told the lab it’s seeking to cut it off permanently.

Previous investigations conducted by various agencies suggest that the Wuhan lab had been involved in coronavirus research and vaccine development in collaboration with the People's Liberation Army.
Updated : Jun 29, 2023

Was SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 engineered as a bio weapon? Here's what Indian scientists say 

Claims made by a Chinese scientist have raised concerns among prominent Indian scientists, and they suggest that the theory of the virus being used as a bio weapon should be thoroughly examined.

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Updated : Jun 24, 2023

No direct evidence that Covid started in China's Wuhan lab, says US intelligence report

The report said that while "extensive work" had been conducted on coronaviruses at the Wuhan Institute (WIV), the agencies had not found evidence of a specific incident that could have caused the origin of the pandemic

Covid: DCGI grants EUA to Omicron-specific mRNA-based booster vaccine
Updated : Jun 20, 2023

Covid: DCGI grants EUA to Omicron-specific mRNA-based booster vaccine

GEMCOVAC-OM was developed using the indigenous platform technology by Gennova in collaboration with Centre's Department of Biotechnology

In the U.S., the public health emergency declaration made regarding COVID-19 is set to expire on May 11
Updated : May 05, 2023

COVID is no longer a global health emergency: WHO

More than three years later, the virus has caused an estimated 764 million cases globally and about 5 billion people have received at least one dose of vaccine.

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Updated : May 04, 2023

India reports 3,962 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, active caseload at 36,244

The active cases in the country currently stand at 36,244, which represents 0.08 per cent of the total infections.

This comes after the country saw a declining trend in the daily Covid-19 cases in the last few days.
Updated : May 03, 2023

Covid-19 updates: India registers slight jump in Covid-19 cases with 3,720 infections, active caseload at 40,177

This comes after the country saw a declining trend in the daily Covid-19 cases in the last few days.

The active cases now comprise 0.10 per cent of the total infections
Updated : May 02, 2023

Declining trend continues! India logs 3,325 new Covid-19 cases; active cases decrease to 44,175

The death toll on Tuesday increased to 5,31,564 with 17 deaths, which includes seven reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

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Updated : May 01, 2023

Covid-19 Update: India reports 4,282 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours

While Covid cases have been on a sharp rise since March this year, over the last few days, there has been a dip in the number of cases.

Mumbai saw 105 cases
Updated : Apr 30, 2023

Maharashtra records 425 COVID-19 cases, including 105 in Mumbai with active tally now 4,005

No new deaths were reported, and the toll remained at 1,48,514, according to a health official

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Updated : Apr 30, 2023

India reports 5,874 new Covid cases, 18% lesser than yesterday

The death toll from the pandemic on Sunday increased to 5,31,533 with 25 deaths, which includes nine reconciled by Kerala, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday

 On April 11, mock drills were conducted in Delhi hospitals to ascertain their preparedness to deal with any eventuality.
Updated : Apr 29, 2023

Delhi adds 564 Covid cases, one death

With the fresh cases and fatality, the national capital's caseload climbed to 20,38,317 and the death toll rose to 26,627.

A total of 4, 43, 47, 024 people recovered from the infection as on April 28.
Updated : Apr 28, 2023

COVID-19 in India: Slight dip in cases! 7,553 new cases reported in last 24 hours; total infections down to 53,852

More than 9,300 coronavirus cases were reported on Thursday and the total case tally reached 57,410, as per the Union Health Ministry data.

Covid-19 cases have been on a rise in the country
Updated : Apr 27, 2023

Covid-19 update: India logs over 9,300 new Covid cases in last 24 hours

As per the data updated on Thursday, the daily positivity rate has been recorded at 4.08 per cent and the weekly positivity rate is 5.36 per cent. The total tally of Covid cases stands at 4.49 crore.

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Updated : Apr 25, 2023

Covid-19 cases dip to 6,660 in India in last 24 hours; active tally reaches 63,380

The daily positivity rate was reported at 3.52 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was pegged at 5.42 per cent.

India logged a total of 7,178 fresh cases of Covid-19
Updated : Apr 24, 2023

India sees a dip in daily Covid-19 cases; 7,178 fresh cases in 24 hours

The death toll due to the viral disease has climbed to 5,31,345, with 16 fatalities in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data.

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Updated : Apr 23, 2023

Covid-19 update: India sees 10,112 fresh Covid-19 infections in 24 hours; 29 deaths

At 67,806, the active cases now comprise 0.15 per cent of the total infections. The national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.66 per cent, according to the health ministry website.

Poonawalla shared the development while talking to reporters amid rising coronavirus cases in India since March
Updated : Apr 22, 2023

‘Current Covid strain is mild, 5-6 mn Covovax doses already produced,’ says Serum Institute’s CEO Adar Poonawalla

Poonawalla shared the development while talking to reporters amid rising coronavirus cases in India since March

COVID-19 cases are on the rise
Updated : Apr 22, 2023

COVID-19 cases on the rise: India records 12,193 new cases, 4% higher than yesterday

People infected with coronavirus have gone up 4 per cent since yesterday in India. 12,193 new cases have been recorded as per official statistics.

States have also been asked to ensure operational readiness and adequate strengthening of hospital infrastructure
Updated : Apr 21, 2023

'Pandemic still not over': Centre asks 8 states to keep strict vigil, take pre-emptive action in any area of concern

Underlining that Covid is still not over, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan in a letter to Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Haryana and Delhi urged them to remain cautious against laxity at any level