COVID-19 Helpline India

On 11 March 2020, WHO declared Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak as a pandemic and reiterated the call for countries to take immediate actions and scale up response to treat, detect and reduce transmission to save people’s lives.

Situation update
On 24 March 2020, the Prime Minister announced: “In order to protect the country, and each of its citizens, from midnight tonight, a complete ban is being imposed on people from stepping out of their homes.” This nationwide lockdown is effective for the next 21 days.

WHO Country Office for India support
WHO Country Office for India has been working closely with MoHFW on preparedness and response measures for COVID-19, including disease surveillance, laboratory and research protocols, risk communications, training on infection prevention and control and cluster containment plan, surveillance and tracking of travellers.

“India’s response to COVID-19 has been comprehensive and robust. Massive efforts have been made towards prevention and containing the spread, including strengthening surveillance, laboratory capacity, contact tracing and isolation and risk communications. The Prime Minister’s call for social distancing has received widespread community support across the country. It is vital that we come together in solidarity and help in breaking the chain of transmission and flattening the curve,” says Dr Henk Bekedam, WHO Representative to India.

Resources from Government of India

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare 24*7 helpline number – +91-11-23978046)

S. NoName of the StateHelpline Nos.
1Andhra Pradesh0866-2410978
2Arunachal Pradesh9436055743
3Assam6913347770
4Bihar104
5Chhattisgarh104
6Goa104
7Gujarat104
8Haryana8558893911
9Himachal Pradesh104
10Jharkhand104
11Karnataka104
12Kerala0471-2552056
13Madhya Pradesh0755-2527177
14Maharashtra020-26127394
15Manipur0385-2411668
16Meghalaya108
17Mizoram102
18Nagaland7005539653
19Odisha9439994859
20Punjab104
21Rajasthan0141-2225624
22Sikkim104
23Tamil Nadu044-29510500
24Telangana104
25Tripura0381-2315879
26Uttarakhand104
27Uttar Pradesh18001805145
28West Bengal1800313444222, 03323412600,
S. NoName of Union Territory (UT)Helpline Nos.
1Andaman and NicobarIslands03192-232102
2Chandigarh9779558282
3Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu104
4Delhi011-22307145
5Jammu & Kashmir01912520982, 0194-2440283
6Ladakh01982256462
7Lakshadweep104
8Puducherry104

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Disease Alerts, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

National Centre for Disease Control

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 

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