Sunday, 23 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.

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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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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.
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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.


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.