Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicDeath toll

Topic: Death toll

Illegal construction, change in land use led to high mortality at Mundka

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation, under which the Munda building that caught fire falls, had no information about its construction, or what the building was used for. 

Fear and desperation as families of Mundka fire victims search for loved ones 

A day after a fire tore through a four-storey manufacturing unit in Mundka, relatives waited at Sanjay Gandhi Hospital for news about their loved ones. As the day progressed, hope dwindled. 

India registers 22,854 new Covid cases, highest daily tally in 2021

The country last recorded such an increase in daily cases 76 days ago on 25 December 2020 when it registered 23,067 infections in a day.

2 more bodies recovered from Uttarakhand’s Tapovan tunnel, death toll reaches 61

13 workers have so far been pulled out of the sludge-choked tunnel at Tapovan where a large number of people were at work when the tragedy occurred following a flash flood.

India registers 20,035 new Covid cases in a day, recoveries surge to 98.83 lakh

There are 2,54,254 active Covid infections in the country, comprising 2.47% of the total caseload. The total number of deaths due to coronavirus has increased to 1,48,994.

India’s Covid tally climbs to 1,01,87,850, recovery rate 95.82%

The death toll rose to 1,47,622 with 279 new fatalities in a span of 24 hours in the country, according to Health Ministry data.

India’s daily Covid cases dip below 20,000 after nearly 6 months

India's Covid caseload rose to 1,00,75,116 with 19,556 new infections reported in a day and the death toll increased to 1,46,111 with 301 new fatalities.

India registers 24,337 Covid cases, 333 fatalities in last 24 hours

There are 3,03,639 active coronavirus cases in the country which comprise 3.02 per cent of the total caseload, the healthy ministry data stated.

India’s Covid tally rises to 96,08,211, recovery rate at 94.28%

There are 4,09,689 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprise 4.26% of the total caseload, according to health ministry data.

India’s Covid caseload climbs to 93.09 lakh, fatality rate declines to 1.45%

According to health ministry data, over 87 lakh patients have recuperated, pushing the national recovery rate to 93.64%. The death toll has risen to 1,35,715.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.