Deaths

Deaths News

India logs 9,923 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours; daily positivity rate at 2.5%
India

India logs 9,923 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours; daily positivity rate at 2.5%

The coronavirus death toll climbed to 5,24,890 with 17 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated

Mumbai sees 172 COVID-19 cases, no death; 94 recoveries keep active tally at 784
Health

Mumbai sees 172 COVID-19 cases, no death; 94 recoveries keep active tally at 784

The overall number of coronavirus tests conducted in Mumbai was 1,69,47,774 including 8,732 in the last 24 hours

Death registrations show 6% rise in COVID-19 pandemic year 2020: Centre
India

Death registrations show 6% rise in COVID-19 pandemic year 2020: Centre

In case of registered deaths, the number of registered events has gone up from 76.4 lakhs in 2019 to 81.2 lakhs in 2020, an increase of 6.2 per cent, said the RGI report

Mumbai sees 93 COVID-19 cases, no death; active tally now 562
Health

Mumbai sees 93 COVID-19 cases, no death; active tally now 562

Of the 93 new cases, 91 were asymptomatic, while the two admitted in hospitals did not need oxygen support

Antibiotic resistance caused 1.2 million deaths in 2019: AMR and its link to COVID-19 explained
Health

Antibiotic resistance caused 1.2 million deaths in 2019: AMR and its link to COVID-19 explained

A new study covering 204 countries showed that at least 1.2 million people died in 2019 due to drug-resistant bacterial infections, ahead of both HIV and malaria

New drug resistant fungus claims 2 lives in Delhi: What you need to know about Aspergillus Lentulus
India

New drug resistant fungus claims 2 lives in Delhi: What you need to know about Aspergillus Lentulus

Both the patients had COPD, and neither of them seemed to respond to the antibiotic or antifungal treatment they were administered. Both died during the treatment.

India logs 10,853 new COVID-19 cases; active infections country decline to 1.4 lakh
India

India logs 10,853 new COVID-19 cases; active infections country decline to 1.4 lakh

The toll has climbed to 4,60,791 with 526 more fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

India logs 14,306 new COVID-19 cases, 443 fresh fatalities; number of vaccines administered crosses 102 crore
India

India logs 14,306 new COVID-19 cases, 443 fresh fatalities; number of vaccines administered crosses 102 crore

The active cases comprise 0.49 percent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national recovery rate is at 98.18 percent, highest since March 2020

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte will 'die first' than face ICC probe over extra-judicial killings in drugs war
World

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte will 'die first' than face ICC probe over extra-judicial killings in drugs war

More than 6,000, mostly poor, drug suspects have been killed during the campaign, according to the government, but human rights groups say the death toll is considerably higher

Centre submits detailed affidavit on issuance of COVID death certificate in SC
India

Centre submits detailed affidavit on issuance of COVID death certificate in SC

As per the affidavit, deaths due to poisoning, suicide, homicide and accident, among others, will not be considered as COVID-19 deaths, even if COVID-19 is an accompanying condition

Cars submerged, people dead, Hurricane Ida makes New York hell
World

Cars submerged, people dead, Hurricane Ida makes New York hell

Authorities called for a state of emergency, a first ever, after record rainfall turned streets into rivers and water gushed into subways, leading to their shutdown

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 registers 37,593 new coronavirus infections, 648 deaths; national recovery rate at 97.67%
India

India registers 37,593 new coronavirus infections, 648 deaths; national recovery rate at 97.67%

Active COVID-19 cases have risen by 2,776 in a span of 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.99 percent of the total infections

India adds 30,549 coronavirus infections, active cases fall after six days
India

India adds 30,549 coronavirus infections, active cases fall after six days

After witnessing a consecutive surge in infections last week, the number of active cases has come down to 4,04,958, which comprises 1.28 percent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 97.38 percent

India needs to brace for new COVID-19 waves, cases won't peak for weeks: Experts
India

India needs to brace for new COVID-19 waves, cases won't peak for weeks: Experts

India's courts have meanwhile become increasingly vocal critics of the Modi government's handling of the crisis.

Why is it important that human rights guide our responses to the COVID-19 pandemic?
World

Why is it important that human rights guide our responses to the COVID-19 pandemic?

A human rights-based approach to the pandemic is based on values. It prioritises the most disadvantaged and vulnerable and it is holistic.

Men and women may have different immune responses, could explain higher number of men infected with COVID-19
science

Men and women may have different immune responses, could explain higher number of men infected with COVID-19

This study found that globally men account for about 60 percent of deaths from Covid-19.

Italy's coronavirus victims face death alone; funeral services postponed and morgues inundated
World

Italy's coronavirus victims face death alone; funeral services postponed and morgues inundated

The coronavirus epidemic raging through Italy has already left streets empty and shops shuttered as 60 million Italians are essentially under house arrest

Govt orders probe into deaths of three inmates at Kerala rehabilitation centre within a week; locals says residents were tortured at facility
India

Govt orders probe into deaths of three inmates at Kerala rehabilitation centre within a week; locals says residents were tortured at facility

Three inmates at a nearby private rehabilitation centre died in a week, sparking protests, following which the Kerala government has ordered an inquiry

From Kashmir to Red Corridor, a massively stressed CRPF remains backbone of India's internal security
India

From Kashmir to Red Corridor, a massively stressed CRPF remains backbone of India's internal security

From fighting terrorists in Kashmir to guarding VIPs, performing riot control and poll duty, the Central Reserve Police Force performs a range of functions in addition to its two most important duties: guarding the country’s borders and dealing with its internal security.