Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicCoronavirus crisis

Topic: Coronavirus crisis

Covid-hit citizens don’t just blame govt. Buck is passed on to democracy too, survey finds

Researchers from Harvard, Colombia and IE University surveyed 22,500 people from 12 countries to find that bad crisis management can weaken support for democratic norms and institutions.

India records 34,703 new Covid cases, lowest daily caseload in 111 days

According to the Union health ministry, the death toll climbed to 4,03,281 with 553 daily fatalities, the lowest in around 91 days.

Centre taking best efforts to build up vaccine stock, says MEA spokesperson

Govt is engaged with US vaccine manufacturers and the Biden administration to ensure all materials for domestic production in India, MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.

India records over 4 lakh new Covid-19 cases, death toll climbs to 2,42,362

The number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 has surged to 1,83,17,404, according to health ministry data released Sunday. Fatality rate recorded at 1.09%.

Govt will respond with fiscal steps if required in view of Covid, says Niti Aayog VC

Acknowledging that Covid situation has become far more difficult, Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar remained hopeful that India's economy will grow 11 per cent in the current fiscal.

Many deaths, not enough hearses: Raipur’s Covid toll sees hospitals truck bodies to funerals

With hearses running out, hospitals such as Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar Memorial Hospital are being forced to use trucks to transport as many as 10 bodies at a time to the cremation.

India’s recovery rate at 96.75%, over eight lakh people vaccinated so far

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.

India’s active Covid-19 cases fall below 2 lakh for the first time since June

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.

Active Covid cases drop to lowest in six months, test positivity rate remains below 2%

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.

Nearly half of UK’s critical care staff suffer from depression, anxiety due to Covid — study

The study concluded 'substantial rates' of mental health disorders and thoughts of self-harm among ICU staff in the UK.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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