Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicCovid cases

Topic: Covid cases

Active Covid-19 cases nearing 48000, data shows

The Union Health Ministry data on Sunday showed that India's total tally of COVID-19 cases has risen to 4,45,34,188, with 47,922 active cases.

45% of samples sequenced in India since January had Omicron, shows Covid lab network INSACOG

INSACOG, in its latest bulletin, revealed that nearly half of all Covid-19 samples sent for genomic sequencing in India since January this year have been identified as Omicron.

As Covid cases rise in Delhi, experts say little reason to worry as most people have immunity

Delhi Monday reported 512 Covid cases, up 12% from Sunday. New cases are highest since 20 February. Total number of positive patients in Delhi is 1,518, highest since 3 March.

India registers 2,183 new Covid cases, 90% jump in last 24 hours

The country also reported increase in Covid deaths with 214 fresh fatalities, while active cases declined to 11,542, as per the health ministry's data.

Covid spike: Delhi asks schools to stay alert, shut down if need be

No let-up in wearing masks, sanitising hands or maintaining social distance, the Education dept tells schools in fresh advisory.

Maharashtra lifts all Covid restrictions, makes masks optional

There will now be no restrictions state-wide in movie theatres, shopping complexes, restaurants, bars and sports complexes.

Covid cases are rising in Europe after easing restrictions ‘brutally’, WHO says

Hans Kluge, WHO’s director for Europe, said countries like the UK, Ireland, Greece, Cyprus, France, Italy and Germany have lifted the Covid curbs 'from too much to too few'.

China’s Covid 2022 crisis is world-changing in a different way from 2020 & it’s not apocalyptic

Manufacturers have shifted away from China to locales including India, the Americas, Europe and Southeast Asia. In many ways, the rest of the world has prepared to work around China.

Covid pandemic: 10% of England’s 2022 cases suspected reinfections, Denmark lifts restrictions

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

Delhi’s active Covid case count drops to less than half within 2 weeks

The third wave of the pandemic saw active cases in the national capital peaking at 94,160 on 13 January. The number dropped to 42,010 by Tuesday.

On Camera

YourTurn

An office of the Popular Front of India (PFI) at Chandrayangutta, in Hyderabad on 22 September 2022 | ANI Photo

PFI ban is no quick fix for jihadi threat. See how SIMI ban birthed Indian Mujahideen

The toxic influence of Islamism represented by PFI shows a complex matrix of deeply embedded political and social problems. The fight needs political action, not just police.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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