May 13, 2021 09:42 PM IST
A Bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli said: “You have been playing that one irritating message on the phone whenever one makes a call, for we do not know how long, that you (people) should get the vaccine when you (Centre) don’t have enough vaccines.”
- May 12, 2021 10:25 PM IST
MCGM has issued a global bid to acquire 1 crore COVID-19 vaccines to vaccinate the citizens of Mumbai at the earliest possible on a massive scale, MCGM Municipal Commissioner IS Chahal said.
- May 12, 2021 08:15 PM IST
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said COVID-19 vaccination for the 18-44 age group has been suspended temporarily due to vaccine shortage.
- May 12, 2021 06:28 PM IST
As per BMC’s latest COVID-19 vaccination guideline for the next week, from May 17-23, walk-in vaccination will be allowed at government-run or BMC vaccination centres on May 17,18, and 19 for 60+ years age group, people waiting for the second dose of Covaxin, and differently-abled vaccine beneficiaries.
- May 11, 2021 04:36 PM IST
Maharashtra will be providing second dose of COVID-19 vaccine to the 45+ age group first.
- May 10, 2021 04:44 PM IST
India recently launched the third phase of its vaccination drive on May 1 by making all above the age of 18 years eligible for the COVID vaccine.
- May 10, 2021 02:13 PM IST
Epidemiologist Dr Giridhara Babu said he is really worried about what will happen in rural India now, as these districts lack testing capacity and healthcare systems, with many deaths going unnoticed.
- May 05, 2021 06:46 PM IST
Such doctors and other healthcare professionals may be hired directly from the panels made for Mohalla clinics/ DSHM, or through walk-in interviews by the CDMOs, the Delhi government said in a statement.
- May 04, 2021 10:01 PM IST
“We will treat journalists as frontline workers and vaccinate them on a priority basis,” Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa said.
- Apr 30, 2021 07:18 PM IST
While the Centre will continue vaccinating those aged above 45 years, those aged between 18 and 44 years will have to wait for free vaccination for now. They can visit private vaccination centres and get the COVID-19 vaccine jab after registering through CoWin app.
- Apr 30, 2021 04:23 PM IST
The private vaccination centres will have to make public the COVID-19 vaccine variants available with them and their respective prices so that the beneficiaries can pick the one they prefer. Information on the same will be displayed on the CoWin platform.
- Apr 29, 2021 09:58 PM IST
The manufacturers of both Covishield and Covaxin -- Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech, respectively -- have said that they will not be able to deliver the COVID-19 vaccine doses by May 1, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on April 29.
- Apr 25, 2021 05:19 PM IST
Maharashtra is set to join a growing number of states that have already announced free vaccination for all, such as Kerala, West Bengal, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, and Sikkim, among others.
- Apr 25, 2021 04:17 PM IST
Coronavirus vaccine registration for those aged above 18 years will start from April 28 on the CoWin platform and Aarogya Setu app.
- Apr 20, 2021 08:51 PM IST
The letter by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan comes amid a massive surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.
- Apr 20, 2021 01:40 PM IST
What will be used is facial authentication where they compare your photograph with your Aadhaar number. It is no different than fingerprint authentication, iris or OTP authentication. Now we have to aim for 5-10 million vaccines a day and hence the transaction time is very important.
- Apr 19, 2021 07:27 PM IST
Dr Vivek Nangia, Principal Director of Pulmonology at Max Hospital, said vaccine beneficiaries must postpone their plans to get the jab if they are displaying even mild COVID-19 symptoms.
- Apr 13, 2021 06:33 PM IST
IATO has also requested the government to immediately announce Service Export Incentive Scheme (SEIS) for the financial year 2019-20 and abolishment of levy of Tax Collection at Source (TCS) on foreign tourists.
- Apr 11, 2021 10:44 PM IST
Of the more than 27 lakh vaccine doses administered on day one of Tika Utsav, over nine crore were first doses. With this, the number of vaccine beneficiaries aged above 60 years, who have got their first dose of coronavirus vaccine, crossed the four crore-mark.
- Apr 11, 2021 08:47 PM IST
The state had received only 2.5 lakh doses of vaccine against its demand of 25 lakh doses for the ‘Tika Utsav’.
Odisha had received only 2.5 lakh doses of vaccine against its demand of 25 lakh doses for the ‘Tika Utsav’.
- Apr 11, 2021 03:47 PM IST
Apart from Maharashtra states like Rajasthan, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh are also close to achieving a similar target, according to data from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
- Apr 07, 2021 05:38 PM IST
The move is aimed at increasing vaccine access to employees who are 45 years and above in the organised sector. The Union Health Ministry has directed all states and union territories to make arrangements to launch the initiative.
- Apr 05, 2021 10:57 PM IST
The move came after the Centre uncovered instances of vaccination of ineligible beneficiaries in the name of health care and frontline workers at some COVID-19 vaccine centres.
- Apr 05, 2021 09:42 PM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray also requested the Centre to send 1.5 crore additional doses of coronavirus vaccine and thanked PM Modi for considering his proposal of lowering the age limit of COVID-19 vaccine beneficiaries to 45 years.
- Apr 05, 2021 07:48 PM IST
The Centre has pointed out in the letter that there have been serious lapses in the registration of beneficiaries by the VIMHANS, Delhi, which operates as a private vaccination centre.