4 days ago.Moscow, Russia
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has said more than 850 million doses of the Sputnik V vaccine are going to be produced annually in India. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Sputnik V will be the third vaccine to be used in India against coronavirus after Covaxin and Covidshield  
  • The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has registered the vaccine under the emergency use authorisation procedure
  • India is the most populated country to register the vaccine

10 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A man reads a notice outside Chandra Laxmi Hospital after it was closed by the authorities due to a shortage in COVID-19 vaccine, in Ghaziabad, Friday, April 9, 2021. (PTI Photo)

  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that they have COVID-19 vaccine for seven to 10 days
  • Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said that the state is left with vaccine supply for only 5 days
  • Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Rajasthan and Odisha have also complained of vaccine shortage

8 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday morning received the second shot of anti-COVID vaccine at AIIMS in New Delhi. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@narendramodi)

  • "Got my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS today," PM Modi tweeted
  • "Vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus," PM Modi wrote on Twitter
  • PM Modi had received the first dose of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin on March 1

7 April.Madhya Pradesh, India
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (source: ANI)

  • Remdesivir is considered a key anti-viral drug in the fight against COVID-19
  • The MP govt will be procuring Ramdesivir injections free of cost for poor patients
  • The state government has also decided to set up one COVID-19 care centre in each district of the state

5 April.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
In a viral video, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was seen swearing against a cameraperson of a news agency. (Photo Credit: Twitter Screengrab/@ANI)

  • The video of Yogi Adityanath was first shared by retired IAS officer Surya Pratap Singh
  • In the video, Yogi Adityanath was speaking after receiving his first dose of anti-COVID vaccine
  • Adityanath's team said doctored audio was inserted into the last few minutes of the video

5 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A health worker collects samples of a motorist for Covid-19 tests, as coronavirus cases spike across the country, in New Delhi, (PTI Photo)

  • One-third of COVID-19 vaccination centres in all Delhi government hospitals will stay open for 24 hours
  • Delhi is witnessing a fourth wave of COVID-19, state health minister Satyendra Jain said
  • Two weeks earlier, Delhi ordered government hospitals to operate six vaccination centres from 9 am to 9 pm

3 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Beneficiaries rest in observation after receiving COVID-19 vaccine doses at a camp, in Bhopal, Saturday, April 3, 2021. (PTI Photo)

  • The Centre took such a step to expand and include more categories of people in the vaccination drive
  • Registration of persons aged 45 years and above will continue to be permitted on the Co-WIN website: Centre
  • India kicked off its vaccination drive on January 16 with healthcare workers getting inoculated

6 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic takes samples from a man for COVID-19 testing, at APMC market in Navi Mumbai on Friday.

  • The COVID-19 tally in India touched 1,11,92,088
  • The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 1,57,656
  • There are currently 1,80,304 active cases of coronavirus in India

5 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic prepares to administer the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Gobind Ran Kejriwal, father of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, during the second phase of a countrywide inoculation drive, at LNJP Hospital in New Delhi. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The COVID-19 tally in India touched 1,11,73,761
  • The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 1,57,548,
  • There are currently 1,76,319 active cases of coronavirus in India

4 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
An elderly woman gets a shot of COVID-19 vaccine as others wait in a queue during an inoculation drive, at Government JP hospital in Bhopal

  • The COVID-19 tally in India touched 1,11,56,923
  • The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 1,57,435
  • There are currently 1,73,413 active cases of coronavirus in India