India: COVID-19 Update
- Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
The ministry provides official resources, latest updates, and reports (English).
Reports & Guidelines
- COVID-19 Summary of Guidelines
The Government of Madhya Pradesh has created a state portal for COVID-19 monitoring. It has directives and presentations on coronavirus. It provides insights into the virus, the myths surrounding it, and how to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community (Hindi & English).
Frequently Asked Questions on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The document addresses the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 (Hindi).
Summary of Guidelines COVID-19
The document is a compendium of all the guidelines and advisories issued by various ministries and departments of the Government of India for the mitigation of COVID-19. The user can retrieve the complete text of the document from the website by clicking on the ‘source’ hyperlink (English).
Additional Guidelines for Quarantine of Returnees From Abroad/ Contacts/ Isolation of Suspect or Confirmed Cases in Private Facilities
The guidelines enlist standard operating procedures for quarantine/isolation of returnees from abroad / contacts/isolation of suspect or confirmed cases in private facilities such as hotels, service apartments, lodges, etc. These provisions are provided instances where people who don’t have requisite space at home or wish to reduce the pressure on family and protect the family members and immediate neighborhood (English).
Necessary Procedures To Be Followed For Inbound Inter-state Migrants In Bihar
The organogram shows the standard operating procedures to be followed for screening and management of inbound migrants in Bihar after their arrival at various districts through trains/buses. It has been devised in line with national guidelines (English).
MHA Order Dt. 29.4.2020 on The Movement of Migrant Workers, Pilgrims, Tourists, Students, and Other Persons
The revised guidelines carry orders for various ministries and departments of the Government of India, State / Union Territory authorities for efficient management of the interstate movement of persons in India. It also encourages the use of the Aarogya Setu app to track and monitor the health of migrants (English).
Fresh Orders on Unlocking 2.0 and Guidelines for Containment Zones
The guidelines were issued for Phased Reopening (Unlock 2) which was implemented as of July 1, 2020. They also annexed the national directives for COVID - 19 management, offenses, and penalties for the violation of lockdown measures (English).
Infographics & Posters
- Coronavirus: No-Panic Helpguide
The Ebook provides insights into Coronavirus (COVID-19), the myths surrounding it, and how to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community (English).
Kids, Vaayu, and Corona 2: Can we defeat Pandemic? A Comic for COVID-19 Presentation
The comic explains coronavirus to children, ensuring them that taking appropriate precautions ensures their safety. It also inspires them to be a part of the effort to prevent corona and other infectious germs (English).
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The posters depict how to protect yourself and others against the novel Coronavirus (Hindi).
An Illustrative Guide on COVID Appropriate Behaviours
The guidebook outlines a comprehensive list of 15 preventive behavioral practices that are critical to winning the fight against the deadly virus (English).
- Corona - Don’t Get Scared, Take Precautions
The video addresses the rural population in Bihar and urges them to not be scared of the Coronavirus, instead, they can take certain precautions to protect themselves against it (Hindi).
- Corona Mask Campaign
The awareness video is part of the COVID Mask Campaign initiated by the Chief Minister of Bihar. It encourages the use of masks at the workplace with taglines - “Making masks as a shield, Bihar will win the field” and “Mask on, work on” (Hindi).