Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicCovid cases India

Topic: Covid cases India

India records 58,097 new Covid cases, highest since June last year

On 20 June last year, 58,419 Covid infections were reported. Meanwhile, the current tally of Omicron cases has risen to 2,135. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.18%.

How winter session of legislature, political weddings turned Covid ‘superspreaders’ in Mumbai

ThePrint independently confirmed 6 cases among Maharashtra’s ministers and 9 among the state’s MLAs, with some of them testing positive just in the last two days.

India registers 37,379 new Covid cases, Omicron tally rises to 1,892

Omicron has been detected in 23 states and UTs with Maharashtra having the maximum number of cases (568), followed by Delhi (382). Kerala, Rajasthan and Gujarat have over 150 cases.

India registers 309 new Omicron infections, daily Covid caseload rises to 16,764

A total of 23 states and UTs have recorded 1270 Omicron cases so far, with Maharashtra having 450 patients, followed by Delhi (320), Kerala (109) & Gujarat (97).

India’s Omicron tally increases to 961, daily Covid cases rise by 13,091

Delhi recorded the maximum number of Omicron cases at 263 followed by Maharashtra at 252, Gujarat 97, Rajasthan 69, Kerala 65 and Telangana 62.

India may see surge in Covid cases soon: Cambridge tracker

In a 24 December note, tracker developed by Prof. Paul Kattuman and his team spotlighted six states of 'significant concern'. By 26 December, this list had expanded to 11 states.

Cipla gets drug regulator’s nod to market Molnupiravir for Covid treatment

Earlier in the year, Cipla entered into a licensing agreement with Merck Sharpe Dohme to make and supply Molnupiravir in India and to over 100 low and middle-income countries.

India registers 653 new Omicron cases, Maharashtra logs maximum number of infections

Maharashtra recorded the maximum number of 167 cases followed by Delhi at 165, Kerala 57, Telangana 55, Gujarat 49 and Rajasthan 46.

India’s Omicron tally rises further to 236, most cases in Maharashtra, Delhi

Active cases comprise 0.23% of total infections and the national recovery rate has further improved to 98.40%, the health ministry said.

India registers 7,447 new Covid infections, active cases decline to 86,415

A drop of 830 cases was recorded in the active caseload in the last 24 hours, while the death toll climbed to 4,76,869 with 391 fresh fatalities, the health ministry data showed.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.