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Healthcare staff tend to a Covid-19 patient at Gandhi Medical College & Hospital, Secunderabad | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

43% of Covid patients in India who died had no comorbidities: Govt analysis

Govt-run IDSP analysed all Covid deaths recorded until 2 July. The analysis shows a little less than half the deceased were patients aged below 60.
A medic collects a swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test via Rapid Antigen in Gurugram | PTI

India’s Covid-positivity rate jumps to 11.4% but that means more testing, fewer ‘missing’ cases

On Sunday, the positivity rate was 11.4%, higher than the usual 7-8% and also higher than the Sunday rate of around 9%. But experts attribute this to ramping up of testing capabilities.
ThePrint Daily Covid tracker

Over 2 lakh daily tests, 8.1% positivity rate, 2.7 lakh recoveries — India’s Covid numbers

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 medic collects swab sample of a suspected Covid-19 patient for a test at a government hospital in New Delhi on 10 June | PTI | Representational image

SC asks govt to fix upper limit for Covid-19 test rates, calls for uniform fee across India

The Supreme Court was hearing a PIL that was registered after it took suo motu cognisance of media reports on 'deplorable condition' of hospitals and handling of bodies.
People carry the body of Covid-19 person to the crematorium, on 15 June 2020 | Arun Sharma | PTI

India’s Covid fatality rate goes up as 2,003 deaths get added in a day following audit

Not all of the 2,003 deaths, which accounted for India's highest daily spike Wednesday, occurred in the past 24 days, but were retrospectively added.
A file photo of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Photo | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

Covid has exposed Kejriwal. He is no transparent, reformist or in-control chief minister

Kejriwal's handling of Covid has taken the sheen off what he claims to stand for. He is not that transparent and able administrator.
Mandeep Mehra and Sapan Desai (R) | MIGIMS & Researchgate

Story of 2 Indian-origin doctors behind one of the biggest medical research scandals in years

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing a press conference in New Delhi on 19 March

The core of Arvind Kejriwal’s politics — create a tussle, play victim, rinse and repeat

Arvind Kejriwal's decision to reserve Delhi’s hospital beds exclusively for city residents, which LG Anil Baijal overturned, is a classic example of the playbook the CM has perfected.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

India has at least 62 apps to deal with Covid, but they all do the same job mostly

App developers say multiple apps providing the same services is a waste of resources, but state administrations feel an app tailored to their needs is more effective.
President of China, Xi Jinping | Yorgos Karahalis | Bloomberg

NATO says stand up to China, migrant workers’ woes in Middle East & other global 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.

On Camera

Indian lawsuits allege former Wirecard COO played key role in deals later mired in disputes

The suits allege Marsalek took part in negotiations leading to the acquisition of Hermes by a Mauritius-based private equity fund in 2015.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Modi dares China, tells Indian Army ‘our enemies have seen your fire and fury’

China sees Modi’s visit as an attempt to ‘escalate’ the situation. Experts say the visit was a powerful message to China to not escalate the matter.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

India must believe threat of war is real, even if Chinese build-up is coercive diplomacy

India invented coercive diplomacy with Op Parakram. But unlike Pakistan back then, it must never blink, be prepared for war, and wear out the Chinese.