Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicCovid data

Topic: Covid data

India registers 9,419 new Covid infections, 159 deaths in last 24 hours

Active cases count has increased to 94,742 comprising 0.27% of total infections, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.36%, according to health ministry data.

India’s infection rate drops to 0.90, but West Bengal’s R crosses 1 amid Pujo festivities

West Bengal's R value rose to 1.01 this week, which is the highest among top ten states with the highest number of active cases.

India registers 44,658 new Covid cases, 496 deaths in last 24 hours

The active cases rose to 3,44,899 and now comprise 1.03% of the total infections while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.63%, the health ministry said.

India’s R value drops further to 0.89, most states see decline in infection rate

All states in the Northeast registered R values below 1 for the first time in several weeks indicating the end of the second wave there.

India gets relief as R falls below 1 again, Kerala shows declining trend first time in a month

Himachal Pradesh and J&K have India's highest R values. While the state is at 1.38, the union territory is at 1.13.

India’s R crosses 1 for the first time since May, continued trend could indicate new Covid wave

Last time R crossed threshold of 1 was in February, which eventually led to devastating second wave that peaked in April. Expert says too early to say a new wave is beginning.

Controversy over name-calling in the IT committee is unfortunate. Ministers should be non-partisan

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India registers 30,093 new coronavirus cases, lowest in 125 days

At 1.68%, the daily positivity rate has been less than 3% for 29 consecutive days and the weekly positivity rate has declined to 2.06%, according to the health ministry.

Has Covid exposed limitations of ‘secretive’ ICMR? Some experts think so

The ICMR has increasingly drawn criticism from India's doctors and scientists, who have questioned its drug recommendations & lack of transparency on data related to variants.

India’s R value rises to 0.97, infection rate crosses 1 in Kerala, 7 Northeast states

Most states in the Northeast have R over 1 with Mizoram registering the highest infection rate, 1.27, among states with highest active cases.

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BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

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Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.