Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicCoronavirus crisis

Topic: Coronavirus crisis

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.

India’s Covid tally rises to 1.04 crore with 18,139 new infections in a day

A total of 1,00,37,398 people have recuperated from the virus while the death toll has increased to 1,50,570 as 234 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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