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Defer vaccination, including boosters, by 3 months in Covid positive cases: Ministry

New Delhi | The Health Ministry has asked the states and UTs to defer vaccination, including the precaution dose, by three months if the beneficiary tests positive. “In case of individuals having lab test proven SARS-2 Covid-19 illness, all Covid vaccinations including precaution dose to be deferred by three months after recovery”, said Vikas Sheel, Additional […]

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Omicron to peak in India by Feb 15, may spell end of 3rd wave: Experts

New Delhi | Most of India will see a peak in Omicron cases by mid February, health experts said on Tuesday. Speaking to IANS, Dr Shashank Joshi, member of Covid-19 Maharashtra State Task Force noted that Omicron has followed the South African pattern in the case of both Mumbai and Delhi. “It’s a very rapidly progressive […]

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Long Covid in Indians four times more post second wave: Experts

New Delhi | People infected in the second wave of Covid have experienced four times more long Covid conditions than those from the first wave, said experts here on Tuesday. Weakness, fatigue, joint pain, mental fogginess, and myocarditis are some of the most commonly reported long Covid complications. According to doctors at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New […]

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India logs 2,64,202 fresh Covid cases, active caseload nears 13 lakhs

New Delhi | India on Friday reported 2,64,202 fresh Covid-19 infections, a rise of around 17,000 cases from the previous day, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare. Also, 315 deaths were recorded taking the toll to 4,85,350. Meanwhile, the active caseload has jumped at 12,72,072 which constitute 3.48 per cent of the country’s […]

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Maharashtra: Covid cases scale new 46K peak, tally crosses 7 mn

Mumbai | Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra catapulted to a new peak of 46,000-plus while deaths and Omicron cases also jumped, with the states tally crossing a staggering 7 million-mark, health officials said here on Wednesday. After recording the previous high of 44,388 Covid cases on January 9, the state’s figures mounted to a new record 46,723 […]