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Delhi Police averts crisis, manages to restore oxygen at hospital with over 350 COVID patients

On Wednesday night, chief engineer of Batra hospital, R K Baniwal, informed the police that the oxygen at their facility will only last for two hours and they were not sure when their supply will be restored, police said.

Delhi government making efforts to airlift oxygen from Odisha, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi government is making efforts to airlift its enhanced quota of oxygen supply from Odisha, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday, as several city hospitals reported shortage of oxygen amid rising cases of coronavirus.

UP, Haryana blocking Delhi oxygen, Centre should help before situation becomes dangerous: Manish Sisodia

"This jungle-raj has been going on for three days," he said, referring to the alleged blocking of oxygen supply to Delhi by the police forces of the two neighbouring states.

Ten states account for over 75 per cent of new COVID-19 cases

Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, and Gujarat are among 10 states that account for over 75 per cent of the 3,14,835 new COVID-19 cases registered in a day, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Bina Refinery setting up 1,000-bed hospital, to supply oxygen for COVID patients

Bina Refinery has decided to supply oxygen for COVID-19 patients and has started setting up a 1,000-bed temporary hospital near its plant site in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh

How long does protection from COVID-19 vaccines last?

How well the vaccines work against emerging variants will also determine if, when and how often additional shots might be needed.

SC wants national plan on COVID-19 situation, including on oxygen supply

As the country grapples with the current wave of COVID-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court Thursday told the Centre that it wants a “national plan” on issues including supply of oxygen and essential drugs for treatment of patients infected with the virus.

Centre’s COVID-19 vaccination drive will lead to profiteering by private companies: Forum

A national association of doctors and scientists have accused the Centre of lending the COVID-19 vaccination drive to "profiteering" by private companies rather than ensuring public financing of the programme.

Amid spurting COVID-19 cases, Delhi witnesses surge in demand for oximeters, oxygen concentrators

Whether the expensive oxygen concentrator or the humble steam inhaler, people in Delhi are going all out shopping for both "prevention and cure" in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases, leading to demands for these medical devices hitting the roof.

Small hospitals in city grapple with limited oxygen supply

Several small hospitals in Delhi struggled to replenish oxygen supply for coronavirus patients on Thursday morning, even as some big healthcare facilities received fresh stock overnight.

Coronavirus India Live News: MHA orders free inter-state movement of oxygen carrying vehicles; PM Modi holds high-level meeting

Coronavirus Lockdown Restrictions Live Updates, Covid-19 State-wise Cases, Death Live Updates: For the May 1st drive of the Phase 3 mass vaccination, every adult Indian can start registering in the Cowin portal from April 28.

Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin shows 78% efficacy in Phase-3 trials, says Bharat Biotech

The company has expanded capacity across multiple facilities in Hyderabad and Bengaluru to be able to produce 700 million doses a year.

India to get fourth Covid jab from Biological E by August

This is a significant development as Biological E has the capacity to make 6 crore shots, which it can earmark for manufacturing the Covid vaccine, Paul said.

Covid-19: Post-vaccination infection not significant, says govt

According to union health secretary, Rajesh Bhushan, this post-vaccination breakthrough infection was seen in very small numbers.

Covid-19: Delhi hospitals to see additional beds with oxygen, ICU

The rail ministry would be adding 800 beds in 50 coaches at Shakur Basti station and 400 beds at the Anand Vihar station so a total 1,200 beds would be available in the coaches.

Covid-19 surge: Supply of vaccines to states to continue

However, the government would stop supplying vaccines to private hospitals as it had been doing till now at Rs 250 per dose and these hospitals would have to source vaccines directly from manufacturers.

Covid-19: Steep rise in country’s daily cases continue

Maharashtra reported average daily 402 deaths while UP was reporting 121 deaths and Chhattisgarh saw 155 average daily deaths.

Covid-19: Maharashtra govt imposes new restrictions; check what is allowed and what is not

The new restrictions under the government's `Break-the-Chain' program will come into effect from Thursday 8 pm and will remain effective till 7 am on May 1.

As hospitals gasp for Oxygen amid Covid surge, Modi govt says 88% of daily production being allocated for medical use

In terms of numbers, 7,500 MT oxygen is produced on daily basis in India. Out of this, 6,600 MT is being diverted for medical use, the Centre says

Covid-19 Virus Variants: Brazil, UK, South African and other Coronavirus strains in India — check details

Types of Coronavirus Variants, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Variants: As the virus spreads it mutates and replicates, and some consider the mutations to be the reason behind the deadlier second Covid wave in India.