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COVID-19 pandemic killed 13 to 17 million in 2020-21, estimates WHO
Health

COVID-19 pandemic killed 13 to 17 million in 2020-21, estimates WHO

The WHO said that most of the excess deaths -- 84 per cent -- were concentrated in southeast Asia, Europe and the Americas

India had highest number of excess COVID-19 deaths till December 2021, finds Lancet study
World

India had highest number of excess COVID-19 deaths till December 2021, finds Lancet study

The full impact of the pandemic has been much greater than what is indicated by reported deaths due to COVID-19 alone, the study notes

India clocks 14,623 new COVID-19 infections, 197 deaths; active cases lowest in 229 days
India

India clocks 14,623 new COVID-19 infections, 197 deaths; active cases lowest in 229 days

The active cases comprise 0.52 percent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.15 percent, the highest since March 2020

India records 21,257 new COVID-19 cases, 271 deaths; national recovery rate at 97.96%
India

India records 21,257 new COVID-19 cases, 271 deaths; national recovery rate at 97.96%

A decrease of 3,977 cases has been recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours.

India reports 18,833 new COVID-19 cases, 278 deaths in last 24 hours; active infections lowest in 203 days
India

India reports 18,833 new COVID-19 cases, 278 deaths in last 24 hours; active infections lowest in 203 days

The active cases comprise 0.73 percent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.94 percent, the highest since March 2020, the health ministry said

India logs 18,346 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in 209 days; Kerala reports 8,850 infections alone
India

India logs 18,346 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in 209 days; Kerala reports 8,850 infections alone

The toll climbed to 4,49,260 with 263 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am

Supreme Court orders payment of Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to kin of COVID-19 victims
India

Supreme Court orders payment of Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to kin of COVID-19 victims

The compensation would be disbursed from state disaster relief funds within 30 days of submitting application and cause of death being certified as of COVID-19, said the bench

India records 26,115 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours; active infections lowest in 184 days
India

India records 26,115 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours; active infections lowest in 184 days

The toll climbed to 4,45,385 with 252 fresh fatalities while the active cases declined to 3,09,575

India registers 27,176 new COVID-19 cases, 284 deaths in last 24 hrs; recovery rate at 97.6%
India

India registers 27,176 new COVID-19 cases, 284 deaths in last 24 hrs; recovery rate at 97.6%

With the fresh cases, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,33,16,755, while the toll has climbed to 4,43,497, according to the data updated at 8 am

India logs 31,222 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs; active infections dip below 4 lakh
India

India logs 31,222 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs; active infections dip below 4 lakh

A decrease of 12,010 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours

India clocks 45,083 new COVID infections, 460 deaths; active cases rise for fifth consecutive day
India

India clocks 45,083 new COVID infections, 460 deaths; active cases rise for fifth consecutive day

Kerala accounts for 55.74 percent of India's total active caseload and 69.35 percent of new cases. The total active cases in the state has been above the 2 lakh mark after 89 days

India reports 41,195 new COVID-19 infections, 490 deaths in past 24 hrs; active cases increase to 3.8 lakh
India

India reports 41,195 new COVID-19 infections, 490 deaths in past 24 hrs; active cases increase to 3.8 lakh

The active cases increased after registering a decrease for five consecutive days. The national COVID-19 recovery rate now stands at 97.45 percent

Ex-gratia for COVID-19 deaths: Supreme Court gives Centre six weeks to issue new guidelines
India

Ex-gratia for COVID-19 deaths: Supreme Court gives Centre six weeks to issue new guidelines

The apex court also directed the authorities to issue guidelines for simplifying the process of issuing death certificates for COVID-19 fatalities

COVID-19 deaths in India: Local news media uncovers scale of crisis, challenges official data
India

COVID-19 deaths in India: Local news media uncovers scale of crisis, challenges official data

In recent months, local newspapers have amplified COVID-19 coverage on their front pages, taking an unusually critical stance on the government’s records

Delhi records highest single-day toll till date with 380 fatalities; positivity rate at over 35%
India

Delhi records highest single-day toll till date with 380 fatalities; positivity rate at over 35%

This is the fifth day on the trot that Delhi has recorded over 300 deaths due to the novel coronavirus

'Complete massacre of data': Experts flag undercounting of India's COVID-19 deaths in second wave
India

'Complete massacre of data': Experts flag undercounting of India's COVID-19 deaths in second wave

Nervous politicians and hospital administrators may be undercounting or overlooking large numbers of dead, analysts say

India records over 2 lakh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, registering steady increase for 36th consecutive day
India

India records over 2 lakh COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, registering steady increase for 36th consecutive day

The toll increased to 1,73,123 with 1,038 new fatalities, the highest since October last year, while the recovery rate dropped to 88.31 percent

Crematoriums in Bhopal struggle as COVID-19 deaths mount; questions raised on offical figures
India

Crematoriums in Bhopal struggle as COVID-19 deaths mount; questions raised on offical figures

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the gap between official figures and the bodies coming for a funeral is because the funeral of suspected patients is also being done as per COVID-19 protocols

India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 90.95 lakh with 45,209 new cases; toll reaches 1,33,227
India

India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 90.95 lakh with 45,209 new cases; toll reaches 1,33,227

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
India

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.