The total recoveries have surged to 85,21,617, pushing the national recovery rate to 93.69 percent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 1.46 percent
India's COVID-19 cases remain below 55,000 for third consecutive day; 578 deaths recorded in 24 hours
There are 6,68,154 active COVID-19 cases in the country which comprise 8.50 percent of the total caseload, the data stated.
The active cases of the coronavirus infection remained below 8 lakh for the third consecutive day on Monday
The country's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 70,53,806 with 74,383 infections being reported in the past 24 hours
The COVID-19 toll climbed to 1,03,569 on Tuesday with 884 people succumbing to the disease in last 24 hours, said the health ministry
The total recoveries have surged to 54,27,706, while there are 9,44,996 active cases of coronavirus in the country at present
How deadly is COVID-19? Actual fatality rates are tricky to uncover, but researchers are getting closer
Estimates of fatality rates give everyday people an understanding of their COVID-19 risk, which varies from person to person.
The number of deaths between March and May officially listed as due to COVID-19 was 95,235, or 28 percent less than the excess number, claims the study.
Of those tested in the camps near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, 35 Rohingya people were found to be infected. A further 850 residents who had come into contact with the infected are now in quarantine. The only good news is that 618 Rohingya have completed their quarantine without contracting the disease.
Mumbai accounted for 51% of Maharashtra COVID-19 deaths in past 50 days; city's daily toll matched or exceeded by Delhi in June
India registered 13,586 new COVID-19 infections, taking the total number of confirmed cases over 3.8 lakh on Friday. At least 336 fatalities were reported in the past 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
WHO recommends Pakistan reimpose 'intermittent lockdowns' as country fails to meet global body's conditions for lifting restrictions
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended Pakistani authorities reimpose 'intermittent lockdowns; of targeted areas to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, stating the country did not meet the global body's conditions for lifting restrictions.
Review study suggests vitamin D may not be a predictor of COVID-19 deaths, unlike previously thought
A recent review study stated that scientists should not use statistical data alone to form a correlation between vitamin D levels and COVID-19 infection.
The New York Times devotes entire front page to 1,000 COVID-19 victims: The project behind long, solemn list of people
Instead of the articles, photographs or graphics that normally appear on the front page of The New York Times, on Sunday, there is just a list: a long, solemn list of people whose lives were lost to the coronavirus pandemic.
Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal on Thursday said the evaluation of CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 answer sheets will be completed in 50 days. The minister asserted this during a live interaction with teachers.
Oil prices fall 1% as persistent glut weighs on rates; demand plummets 30%, virus pandemic curtails movement
The coronavirus pandemic has eroded global oil demand even as some governments began to ease lockdowns.
According to an analysis of 14 countries carried out by the Financial Times, the actual death toll from COVID-19 may be about 60% higher than reported.
Amazonas city runs out of coffins, undertakers dig mass graves as coronavirus toll in Brazil climbs to 6,276; can’t work miracles, says Jair Bolsonaro
Deaths from the coronavirus outbreak have piled up so fast in the Amazon rainforest’s biggest city that the main cemetery is burying five coffins at a time in collective graves
Brazil emerges as potential hotspot with 4,500 coronavirus deaths, overburdened hospitals; Jair Bolsonaro dismisses seriousness of ‘little flu’
Brazil is emerging as potentially the next big hot spot for the coronavirus amid President Jair Bolsonaro’s insistence that it is just a 'little flu' and that there is no need for the sharp restrictions
MEA making best efforts during COVID-19 crisis, be patient till 3 May, Union minister tells Indians stranded abroad
The rules of the lockdown do not allow for bringing back stranded Indians and getting them held up at various airports, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said on Thursday, urging citizens abroad who want to return to be patient till 3 May.
Coronavirus India Roundup, April 22: Over 20,000 cases and 652 deaths so far, rapid test kits ordered from S. Korea
According to the latest estimates, 20,471 people have tested COVID-19 positive in India so far. Of these, 15,859 are active cases and 652 people have died.