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COVID India LIVE Updates: Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan shares 5 tips for those isolating at home

While the country is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is asking citizens to get themselves vaccinated and stay at home at all times. Not only this but home isolation is advised when partial symptoms of Covid-19 are observed in a patient. Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has shared 5 tips to take care of health during home isolation. 

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New Delhi Published on: June 07, 2021 9:13 IST
COVID India LIVE Updates: Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan shares 5 tips for those isolating at hom
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COVID India LIVE Updates: Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan shares 5 tips for those isolating at home

In the second wave of COVID, people are constantly being advised to be more cautious. More people are reaching hospitals this time than in the first wave of but patients with mild or no symptoms can recover even by staying at home. Keeping in mind the awareness of the people, the government is constantly appealing to follow the rules laid down from the protection from coronavirus. Also, health-related advice is also being shared through social media. Have a look at some of the health updates here:

 

 

 

COVID India Updates:

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  • 10:49 PM (IST) Posted by Prerna Yadav

    COVID-19: Key highlights from PM Modi's address

  • 10:01 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Delhi COVID cases

    Delhi on Monday reported 231 new instances of the COVID-19 infection, the lowest since March 2, with the positivity rate dipping to 0.36 per cent. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 14.29 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 24,627. As many as 34 fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi health department.

    On Sunday, Delhi had recorded 34 fatalities, the lowest in around two months, and 381 cases with a positivity of 0.5 per cent.

  • 10:00 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Maharashtra Covid cases

    Maharashtra on Monday recorded as many as 10,219 new coronavirus cases, the lowest since March 10, taking the tally of infections in the state to 58,42,000, the death toll increased to 1,00,470 with 154 new fatalities. The state on March 10 had reported 13,659 cases of the COVID-19 infection, which has been witnessing a declining trend over the last few weeks. A day ago, Maharashtra reported 15,077 COVID-19 cases.

    Recoveries outnumbered fresh cases, as 21,081 patients were discharged from hospitals, taking the number of recovered patients to 55,64,348, The number of active cases stands at 1,74,320.

  • 10:00 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Government confident of vaccinating all adults by December

    Asserting that India is on track to vaccinate its entire adult population by December, top officials sources on Monday said a blueprint is in place to ensure a total supply of 187.2 crore doses by the year-end that would be enough for the country's 94 crore 18-plus population.

    Refuting questions raised by some critics about the government's vaccination strategy, the sources said while India will have 53.6 crore doses between January and July, the supply will zoom to 133.6 crore doses in the August-December period with more firms joining the supply chain and the existing ones ramping up their production.

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  • 5:35 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Govt drops use of Ivermectin, HCQ, Favipiravir for COVID treatment

    The Union Health Ministry, in its latest set of guidelines, has dropped the use of Ivermectin, HCQ, Favipiravir from COVID-19 treatment. There is also no mention to take steam for the cure of COVID. However, guidelines have suggested a 6-minute walk test to Covid infected patients.

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  • 5:35 PM (IST) Posted by Prerna Yadav

    Centre to provide free vaccines to states for all above 18 yrs from June 21: PM Modi

    PM Modi in his address to the nation today said that Private hospitals can charge a maximum of Rs 150 for vaccination above the price. He also said 25% of all vaccines will continue to be given to private hospitals.

  • 5:34 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Covaxin in Delhi only for those who received it as first dose in 18-44 years age group

    The Delhi government on Monday informed the Delhi High Court that it has directed all government centres, private hospitals and nursing homes in the capital that Covaxin will only be administered to those in the age group of 18-44 years who received it as first dose of anti-COVID vaccine. The court was hearing three pleas filed by persons who were finding it difficult to get the second dose of Covaxin after getting the first jab.

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  • 1:29 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Over 1 lakh Covid cases in India, lowest spike since April 5

    India on Monday logged 1,00,636 new Covid infections in 24 hours, which were 13,824 less than the day before. It is also the lowest number of cases since April 5 when the country logged 96,982 new cases. in the past 24-hour, 2,427 more people succumbed to the pandemic, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said.

    On Sunday (June 6), India had reported 1,14,460 cases, lowest spike since April 6. India's overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,89,09,975 with 14,01,609 active cases and 3,49,186 deaths so far.

  • 1:28 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Troubled by the problem of red eyes after covid recovery, know treatment from Swami Ramdev

  • 1:27 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Herpes, hair fall, nail issues: Doctors caution about post-Covid dermatological problems

    Skin care experts at leading facilities in Delhi, Mumbai and other cities concurred that coronavirus patients even after being discharged from hospitals or having finished their home quarantine period should watch out for any skin inflammation or consult a doctor immediately if "it grows uncontrollably".

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  • 10:41 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Safeguarding children from future waves with vaccination

    Western countries are moving ahead with the vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 and efforts are being made to go even younger than this age group. Given the vulnerability of children against future waves, countries are planning to vaccinate children from 2-years onwards.  

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  • 9:20 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Home isolation tips for COVID patients from Dr. Harsh Vardhan

    Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan shared a tweet that read, "Health is your greatest wealth! If under home quarantine, look after all aspects of your health to ensure your overall wellbeing…"

  • 9:18 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    What is kangaroo mother care?

    Partners and other family members can help provide kangaroo care to babies Baby born early or small, which is especially important when the mother is unwell or in recovery. Kangaroo mother care has many benefits in addition to improved survival:

    •  It reduces infections and hypothermia
    • Babies Baby also have more opportunities to breastfeed

  • 9:16 AM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Some parenting tips for you amid COVID

    Working from home with your children around? Your kids are bored and want to play outside but they can't? NOT EASY for any of us! More parenting tips during #COVID19: