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The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) last week gave emergency approval to Molnupiravir as the country witnessed a spike in Covid-19 cases following the emergence of the highly contagious Omicron variant.
ICMR director general Balram Bhargava said districts reporting more than 5 per cent of weekly Covid-19 test positivity rate must implement strict measures for at least two weeks until it comes down.
Published on Dec 17, 2021 06:06 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
India has now become the 30th country to have confirmed the presence of Omicron Covid-19 variant, after two males aged 66 and 46, were found positive with the strain of the virus in Karnataka.
Updated on Dec 02, 2021 11:23 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi