Health Minister chairs VC with States regarding steps taken on COVID-19:Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan chairs a video conference with States regarding the steps taken on COVID-19; Urges States to promote mobile app ArogyaSetu to bring the people of India together in a resolute fight against COVID-19
Educate People on COVID-19 and ensure that no cross border movement is allowed: HM to BSF:Union Minister for Home Affairs, Amit Shah reviewed border guarding arrangements, at India – Pakistan and India – Bangladesh borders, with BSF Command and Sector Headquarters through video-conferencing on Thursday.
#IndiaFightsCorona: New testing strategy devised by ICMR:Indian Council of Medical Research, ICMR, has devised a new strategy for Covid-19 testing in India and in hotspots or cluster and in large migration gatherings or evacuees centres.
“India ready to do whatever is possible to help our friends,” PM Modi responds to PM Netanyahu:Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied to Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, saying we have to jointly fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
Global coronavirus death toll hits 100,000, cases over 1.6 million:The number of deaths linked to the novel coronavirus reached 100,000 on Friday, as the tally of cases passed 1.6 million.
UK PM Boris Johnson out of ICU; monitored closely:Prime Minister Boris Johnson left intensive care on Thursday evening as he continues to recover from COVID-19, but he remains under close observation in hospital, his office said on Thursday.
Israel PM thanks PM Modi for sending chloroquine to fight Covid-19:Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for rushing a five-tonne cargo of medicines, including anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan participates in G20 Extraordinary Energy Ministers’ virtual meeting:Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan participated in the G20 Extraordinary Energy Ministers’ virtual Meeting on Friday.
#IndiaFightsCorona: Govt. exempts basic customs duty, health cess on import of ventilators, masks, PPEs:Government has granted exemption from Basic Customs Duty and Health cess, on the import of Ventilators, Face masks, surgical Masks, Personal protection equipment and Covid-19 test kits.
Government has granted exemption from Basic Customs Duty and Health cess, on the import of Ventilators, Face masks, surgical Masks, Personal protection equipment and Covid-19 test kits. :The Health and Family Welfare Ministry has issued an advisory to stop the social stigma associated with Covid-19.