October 17, 2020: The Assam Government has decided to reopen schools and colleges in the state from 2 November in a phased manner and under strict guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry
Oct 15, 2020: WHO and Disney Junior's "Doc McStuffins" team up to remind young kids to wash their hands.
Oct 15, 2020: A recent study establishes that 94% of care environments benefitted from going digital during lock-down.
Oct 15, 2020: Apollo Hospitals strengthen its vaccine cold chain. 10,000 hospital professionals to train in safe vaccination protocols.
Oct 15, 2020: Gurugram based Hospido, a technology based cancer care platform, is organizing a virtual run, Run2Beat, from October 17-31 to create awareness on the need for early diagnosis of breast cancer.
Oct 15, 2020: India is reporting a high increase in the recoveries of COVID-19 and a persistent decline in the percentage active cases.
Oct 15, 2020: Over the past three decades, India has gained 10 years in life expectancy: This is per a study by Lancet. The study, published in the Lancet journal, noted that life expectancy in India has risen from 59.6 years in 1990 to 70.8 years in 2019, ranging from 77.3 years in Kerala to 66.9 years in Uttar Pradesh.
Oct 12, 2020: WHO's weekly epidemiological update dated October 12,citing over 2.2 million new cases and 39,000 (COVID-19) deaths across all six WHO regions marks the highest number of reported cases so far in a single week.
Oct 12, 2020: Three billion people globally lack hand-washing facilities at home according to a UNICEF study
Oct 11, 2020: Government of India has released Rs 3000 crores to states and union territories to battle COVID-19: .