"The data shows that most of the coronavirus positive patients are those who were earlier placed under institutional quarantine, home quarantine or had some contact history. Therefore, there has been no community spread in Maharashtra so far," he said.
According to the new guidelines, issued on July 1, the government has decided to do away with the "double negative" criteria for the discharge of coronavirus patients
India supplier Hetero said it has so far supplied 20,000 doses, of which more than half went to Tamil Nadu, followed by private hospitals which took 7,000 doses, and the rest to other state hospitals.
The ventilator to be produced by Kerala State Drugs and Pharmaceuticals (KSDP) could cost Rs 7,500-8,000, nearly half the price of the cheapest available ventilator currently
Corporates, agencies and organisations planning to re-open business will now be allowed to engage private labs to conduct antibody tests to check if any staff have developed immunity to SARS-CoV-2
Community health experts say there is a need to urgently launch infection control audits across hospitals by the government to determine the scale of dangers faced by the health care workers during COVID-19
India is the fourth country to register six lakh or more COVID-19 cases, according to the Reuters tracker.
With more than 1.8 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Tamil Nadu (94,049), Delhi (89,802) and Gujarat (33,232).
The app will also automatically track donors who will be eligible to donate plasma after a cycle of every 14 days.
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The drug is one of 17 being tested on humans in a frantic global race to find a vaccine the world is counting on to end a pandemic that has infected 10.5 million people and killed more than half a million so far.
The presentation, full of colour-coded flow charts, showed dozens of new safety protocols for everything from routine surgeries to dialysis.
These Made in India ventilators have the specified BiPAP mode that supports breathing without the need to insert tubes into the patient's mouth.
The company's product is a generic version of Almirall, LLC's Acticlate tablets in the same strengths, Alembic Pharma said in a BSE filing.
These ambulances include 130 advanced life support ambulances, 282 basic life support ambulances and over 656 mobile medical units that will significantly upgrade the healthcare infrastructure, improve reach and reduce response time, the company said in a statement.
Instead of installing the Ganesh idol, the Lalbaughcha Raja Ganesh Mandal has decided to set up a blood and plasma donation camp for 11 days in the area this year
On July 1, Maharashtra reported 4,878 new COVID-19 patients and 245 deaths
With 1.74 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Tamil Nadu (90,167), Delhi (87,360) and Gujarat (32,557).
The therapy involves transfusing plasma from a patient who has recovered from COVID-19, into a sick patient so that the latter may benefit from the possible antibodies generated in the blood of the patient who has already recovered.
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"The teams will conduct inspections and submit their report for the preceding week to the Secretary, health ministry and Chief Secretary of Delhi every week by 5 pm on next Tuesday," according to an order issued by the Delhi health department on June 29.
Fauci warned that the daily increase of new cases in the United States, currently around 40,000, could reach 100,000 if people do not adhere to social distancing guidelines and wear masks.
Imported raw materials such as intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) from China are integral components in India's drug supply chain.
The product called Air Doctor contains sodium chlorite, natural inorganic substances (natural zeolite) which helps in the prevention of virus.
At the meeting, the current status of vaccine development efforts were also reviewed and the prime minister highlighted India's commitment to play an enabling role in the vaccination efforts against COVID-19, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a statement.