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Bharat Biotech Announced Prices Of Covaxin

Bhubaneswar: 24/4/21:At a time when the Government of India allowed the States and private hospitals to procure Covid vaccines directly from the manufacturers, Bharat Biotech announced prices for its vaccine – Covaxin. Bharat Biotech, which developed and manufactured Covaxin, has been supplying the Covid vaccine to the Government of India at Rs 150/dose. People of the country have been getting Covaxin ...

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PM Modi interacts with leading oxygen manufacturers across the country via video conferencing

Newdelhi:23/4/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with leading oxygen manufacturers across the country via video conferencing. PM Modi said this time is not only to deal with the challenges but also to provide solutions in a very short time. PM Modi stressed on the need to maintain good coordination between the government and the oxygen producers. PM appreciated the ...

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India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 13.54 Crores

Newdelhi:23/4/21:The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 13.54 Cr today as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive. Cumulatively, 13,54,78,420vaccine doses have been administered through 19,38,184 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today.These include 92,42,364HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 59,04,739HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,17,31,959FLWs (1stdose), 60,77,260FLWs (2nddose), 4,85,34,810 1st dose beneficiaries and 65,21,662 2nd dose beneficiaries more ...

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PM Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting to review the oxygen supply across the country

Newdelhi:22/4/21:PM Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting to review the oxygen supply across the country and discuss ways and means to boost its availability. The officials briefed him on the efforts undertaken in the last few weeks to improve the supply of oxygen. PM spoke about the need to work rapidly on multiple aspects: increasing production of oxygen, increasing the ...

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An Optimised Oxygen Administering Device amidst the Nationwide Oxygen Shortage

Newdelhi:22/4/21:The entire nation is undergoing an unprecedented pandemic situation of COVID-19. Oxygen therapy is recommended for severe illnesses caused by Coronavirus. There is a massive short supply of Medical grade oxygen across the country. To meet the oxygen demand and minimize the supply chain problem of transportation and storage risks related to oxygen cylinders, CSIR-CMERI has developed ‘Oxygen Enrichment’ technology ...

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Polling held in 14,480 Polling Stations spread across 43 ACs in Phase VI WB Elections

Westbengal:22/4/21:Polling was today conducted peacefully in14,480Polling Stations spread across 43 Assembly Constituencies, in the sixth phase of elections in the State of West Bengal. Voters set an example of Covid appropriate behaviour following due protocols of sanitization and social distancing. Voter Turnout of 79.09% was reported by 5 PM for Phase VI of elections today. Further to instructions issued on 16th April 2021, ECI ...

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State Governments are free to procure COVID vaccine doses from the vaccine manufacturers

Newdelhi:22/4/21:There have been some media reports suggesting that Serum Institute of India (SII) has contracted all its production till 25th May 2021 to the Centre, and therefore till that date the State governments will not be able to procure vaccine from SII. These media reports are based on incorrect facts and are without any basis. In order to expand and ...

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Covaxin Effective Against Double Mutant Strain Of COVID-19

New Delhi:21/4/21: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Monday Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin neutralises multiple variants of SARS-CoV-2 and effectively neutralises the double mutant strain as well. ICMR cited the findings of a study carried out by them. Covaxin is developed locally by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech International Ltd. in collaboration with the ICMR — the apex body in India for ...

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Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman assures ramp up in supply of Oxygen & Remdesivir to States

Newdelhi:21/4/21:Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman praised the Indian Industry for its extreme forbearance, patience and perseverance, and described it with Japanese word ‘Gamanzuyoi’. The Finance Minister was addressing more than 150 senior industry captains in a virtual interaction organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) here today. Smt. Sitharaman emphasised on the need for adopting micro ...

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Over 2 lakh 59 thousand fresh cases of COVID-19 reported in the country in the past 24 hours

Newdelhi:20/4/21:The Health Ministry said a total number of 2 lakh 59 thousand 170  new cases have been reported in the country in the past 24 hours taking the cumulative positive cases to over one crore 53 lakh. One thousand 761 deaths have been reported during the last 24 hours taking the toll to one lakh 80 thousand 530 across the ...

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