The recommendation comes as experts say another COVID-19 wave in India this year could be far less deadly because a dramatic rise in cases in April and May means a big majority of the population have...
The trend of less than 50,000 daily new cases is being reported for 71 consecutive days now. As a result, India's active case count has also risen to 4,04,874.
Addressing a media briefing, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan reiterated that the country is still in the midst of the second wave.
While several states began partial reopening of schools, there was a complete closure again in April when an aggressive second wave of COVID-19 hit the country.
The endemic stage is when a population learns to live with a virus. It's very different from the epidemic stage when the virus overwhelms a population.
The committee of experts, constituted by the NIDM, also said that children will have a similar risk as adults since paediatric facilities, doctors and equipment like ventilators, ambulances, etc. are...
The national recovery rate has improved to 97.52 per cent, the highest since March last year, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The death toll has climbed to 4,32,079 with 437 daily fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
The new travel advisory of Level 2 which is considered as safe“ came in the wake of the significant improvement in Covid situation in India.
The active cases have declined to 3,85,336 and comprise 1.20 percent of the total infections.