Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicCovid data

Topic: Covid data

In Covid’s first year, India’s total death rate was same 6% as in 2019, govt data shows

Civil Registration System data implies India didn't see sharp spike in the number of deaths registered in 2020 compared to 2019. But no estimate given for level of death registration.

India saw 81.2 lakh deaths in 2020, up 6% over last pre-Covid year 2019, CRS data shows

CRS data for 2020 released by health ministry Tuesday. It comes amid a tussle between WHO and government over exact figure of deaths in India during Covid pandemic.

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.

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Finally, this is a Rahul Gandhi that India can relate to

Bharat Jodo Yatra has shown Indians the real Rahul Gandhi, a leader who walks among his people, and not the caricature created by BJP and TV news media.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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