Covid-19 Top Updates: India records 18,840 fresh infections, 43 deaths; NTAGI panel recommends use of Corbevax, Covaxin for kids aged 5-12 years

India witnessed 18,840 new coronavirus cases in the country in the last 24 hours, the data released by the union health ministry suggests. The death toll has risen to 5,25,386 with 43 new Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours. As of now, there are over 1,25,028 active coronavirus cases in the country. The daily … Read more

Delhi records 161 fresh Covid-19 cases, 1 death; positivity rate at 0.44%

With this, the national capital’s case count increased to 18,62,802, while the death toll rose to 26,141. Delhi on Saturday reported 161 fresh COVID-19 cases and one death, while the positivity rate stood at 0.44 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department. With this, the national capital’s case count increased to … Read more

Health ministry notifies provisions under Drugs Rules to manufacture, stock, sale new drugs in wake of Covid-19

The outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic has made it necessary to regulate the manufacture, stock, sale or distribution of new drug for prevention and treatment of associated infections,” the union health ministry notification stated. Union health ministry has notified provisions under Drugs Rules, 1945 and New Drugs and Clinical Trials (NDCT) Rules, 2019, to manufacture, stock, … Read more