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India’s total active cases drop below 6 lakh, R value dips to 0.88, recovery rate rises to 91%

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.
A health worker sanitises auto-rickshaws during Covid-19 lockdown in New Delhi | PTI File photo

Delhi sees 96,000 new Covid cases in October, govt says too early to say if it’s a third wave

Delhi govt data showed that between 1 October and 29 October, 96,038 new cases were recorded, with both daily cases and positivity rate almost doubling in this period.

India’s total Covid tally crosses 80-lakh mark, daily cases rise for second consecutive day

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.
A health worker collects a sample using a swab from a man at a health centre to conduct tests for the COVID-19 in Delhi (representational image) | ANI

India’s Covid R value dips to 0.88, Delhi continues to see above 1

Kerala, which is now the state with the second highest number of active cases, saw its R value increase to 1.07 this week from 0.94 last week.
A Covid-19 patient in an hospital in Ahmedabad (representative image) | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Behind Covid curve or tropical boon? India sees declining cases as US & Europe see surge

Global hotspots including the US, France, Spain, UK, Germany and Italy witnessed a sharp rise in cases in the last week, unlike India. But experts warn against complacency.

Covid death toll crosses 1.2-lakh mark in India, positivity rate increases to 4.1%

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.
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Modi govt panel seeks ‘justification’ from US firm to test blood thinner in mild Covid cases

Blood thinners are used to prevent and treat blood clots and have shown efficacy in the treatment of moderate to severely ill Covid patients.
People wearing protective face masks kiss while standing on a platform as a subway train approaches a station, operated by MTR Corp., in Hong Kong, China, on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. As fears of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) spread across the region, pharmacies and supermarkets in Hong Kong are running out of basic supplies like toilet paper, paper towels, hand sanitizer and especially masks. Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

Looters steal pandemic aid in Nigeria, surveys say people having less sex and other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Daily Covid cases dip to 3-month low at 36,470, death toll stays below 500 for a second day

ThePrint’s daily Covid tracker that brings you the numbers that matter — from total cases, tests done and recoveries to positivity rate and deaths.
Effigies of Ravana, Meghnad and Kumbhakaran before being burnt on the occasion of Dussehra in New Delhi, on 25 October 2020 | ANI

Festive season fallout? Delhi sees 4,000-plus Covid cases for 3 straight days

The Delhi govt said the situation was under control despite the rise in cases, while doctors said hospitals had enough capacity to handle the spike.

On Camera

Muslim women walk with their children in Iraq (Representational image) | Commons

Globalisation of revenge

Nobody looks more ridiculous in the whole Iraq situation than the Europeans. A bit of their hypocrisy was on show in New Delhi.
A Reliance Industries Ltd. oil tanker truck.

Reliance Industries posts 15% profit drop as Covid hits oil demand

The company posted a net profit of Rs 9,567 crore in July-September compared with Rs 11,262 crore a year back.

Defence

File photo of ships during the Malabar naval exercise

First phase of Quad members’ Malabar exercise from 3-6 November in Bay of Bengal

Last week, India had announced Australia will take part in the exercise along with US and Japan, making it a drill by all 4 member nations of the Quad or Quadrilateral coalition.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.