“He was administered one dose of the cocktail intravenously,” the statement said, adding the patient is stable after the infusion.
Of them 29.2 per cent strongly disagreed with the steps being taken by the government to handle the viral outbreak.
This is the second day in a row that the case positivity rate has remained below 10 per cent, the ministry said. The weekly positivity rate has also declined to 11.45 per cent.
The source further said that there is no shortage of funds for ensuring the welfare of these children.
A total of 4,22,436 patients have recuperated in a span of 24 hours, taking India's cumulative recoveries to 2,15,96,512.
This new strain of virus could invade India in the form of a third wave, he said in a tweet.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) had earlier airlifted four cryogenic oxygen containers from Jakarta, Indonesia.
Though the new variants of the virus may partly be responsible for the explosion in the number of cases, there is no indication the mutant versions are more lethal, added the director of the Trivedi...
The Indian government has told doctors to look out for signs of mucormycosis or “black fungus” in COVID-19 patients as hospitals report a rise in cases of the rare but potentially fatal infection.
There has been a sharp surge in infections over the past couple of months, making the second wave much worse than the first one that began in early 2020 and peaked in the last quarter of that year...