06:00 pm (IST)
Agarwal, Health Ministry Officials Speaks on the COVID-19 Situation in India
At the briefing, Agarwal reported that COVID-19 second peak was on May 9. Following that, now the cases are declining. India is seeing almost 79% decline in fresh infections.
05:47 pm (IST)
Elephants at Mudumalai Camp Tested for Covid-19
Swabs of 28 elephants at a camp were taken for testing, days after a lioness succumbed to COVID-19 and nine other lions tested positive for the infection at a Zoo in Chennai. Following that, all the elephants samples were collected and is being sent to Indian Veterinary Research Institute at Izatnagar.
04:27 pm (IST)
Vaccination for Mothers With Children Below 5 Years Will be Prioritized: AP Government
Department of Public Health and Family Welfare has requsted all the medical officers to make a list of all the mothers and vaccinate them at the earliest.
04:15 pm (IST)
GoI Releases New Revised Guidelines for the Vaccination Program to be Implemented from June 21
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04:00 pm (IST)
Coronavirus Curfew in MP Will Extend Till June 15
After discussing with the Cabinet Ministers, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan extended the corona curfew until June 15 with few relaxations.
02:25 pm (IST)
Bihar Unlocks the Lockdown, Night Curfew Will Continue from 7 pm to 5 am: Announces Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
02:20 pm (IST)
Piyush Goyal Shared Myths and Facts About Indian Vaccination Process
01:55 pm (IST)
Indian Medical Association Seeks PM Modi’s Intervention to Stop the Assualt on Doctors
IMA points out that doctors are being attacked due to the misinformation circulating amid the COVID-19 crisis. Despite doctors being at the forefront of this fight against the pandemic, they are receiving ill-treatment. Further, the fraternity has lost approximately 1500 doctors to the virus. So, IMA is requesting PM Modi to intervene and stop the spread of misinformation.
01:45 pm (IST)
A Lancet Study Reveals that Prior COVID Infection Substantially Reduces the Risk of Being Infected Again for Upto 10 Months
Elite researchers from the University of London recently published a paper that people that have been previously infected with COVID are less likely to encounter a second infection within the next ten months. The researchers came to this conclusion by antibody testing.
01:40 pm (IST)
Pondicherry Extends Lockdown Until 14 June; However, Eases Several Restrictions.
01:25 pm (IST)
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Produces Less Antibodies Against Delta Variant
A recent study suggests that Pfizer jabs are less effective and can produce five times lower levels of antibodies that neutralise the Delta variant. Also, the study reported that with the increase in age the ability to recognise and fight the disease decreases.
08:46 am (IST)
COVID Vaccination Registration Process
Here is how you can register at COWIN Portal for a COVID vaccination appointment for18 years and above.
08:11 am (IST)
Can Pregnant People Get COVID-19 Vaccine?
Pregnant people are at high risk for severe illness from COVID-19 than non-pregnant people. Pregnant people that encounter COVID-19 are at risk of preterm birth and other adverse outcomes.
Based on the observation alone, experts believe that vaccination will not have any adverse effects on pregnant women. However, information or research data on the safety of the vaccine in pregnant women is currently limited.
It is advised to have a conversation with the healthcare provider regarding the side effects and benefits of vaccination before making a choice.
07:44 am (IST)
COVID Resource by IIT Delhi Alumni
This resource provides live tracking of vacant hospital beds, oxygen, plasma, and other necessary covid resources for multiple cities across India. Use the link below:
07:32 am (IST)
Twitter Compiles List of Verified COVID Resources
07:49 am (IST)
COVID-19 Helpline Numbers for Districts in Uttar Pradesh
07:00 am (IST)
Government Opens Emergency Helpline Number for Pregnant Women
National Commission for Women launched a WhatsApp helpline number (9354954224) for providing emergency medical assistance to pregnant women.
04:45 am (IST)
COVID Resources in Punjab
03:42 am (IST)
Mumbai Verified COVID Resources
02:54 am (IST)
Bengaluru COVID Resources and Helpline Numbers
02:32 am (IST)
Karnataka Hospital Bed, Remdesivir and Government Helplines
Please check this verified sheet for COVID resources in Karnataka: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1M9J1nDFLxJ2hevqNuPA7puhrxGRl_dZTT8LQNdHMcmA/edit#gid=0
01:28 am (IST)
Oxygen Cylinder Resources in Delhi
Please check the below post on Instagram for Oxygen Cylinder refilling and new cylinder pick up places in Delhi: