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Representational image of Covid testing in Nagaland | Yimkumla Longkumer | ThePrint

India’s Covid tally crosses 58-lakh mark, death toll climbs to 92,290

There are 9,70,116 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 16.67 per cent of the total caseload, the health ministry data stated.
A critical Covid-19 patient being brought to the Covid-19 ward at Rajindra Hospital, a tertiary healthcare institute in Punjab | Photo: Pravin Jain

India’s Covid recovery rate 81.55%, toll climbs to 91,149

The country registered 86,508 new Covid cases in the span of 24 hours while the total recoveries surged to 46,74,987. 
Covid-19 Rapid Antigen tests are performed at a containment zone in Imphal West | Yimkumla Longkumer | ThePrint

India registers 83,347 Covid-19 infections in a day, total crosses 56 lakh

While 45 lakh people recovered from the disease, the country's death toll climbed to 90,020 with 1,085 people succumbing to the disease in a day.
Dr Balram Bhargava, director general of the ICMR | Photo: ANI

ICMR denies sero survey hushed up data showing up to 48% Covid reach in hotspots in May

The ICMR clarification came after a report that team behind sero survey was asked to either hold it back or remove data on containment zones.
A medic in PPE collects samples for Covid-19 tests in Bengaluru on 25 August 2020 | PTI

India registers 86,961 new Covid cases in last 24 hours, total mounts to 54.88 lakh

The fatality rate due to coronavirus has further declined to 1.6 per cent. There are 10,03,299 active cases in the country as of now, which comprises 18.28 per cent of the total caseload.
A medic sorts samples for Covid-19 rapid antigen testing in New Delhi in July 2020 | Kamal Kishore Nath | PTI

India’s single-day Covid-19 recoveries surpass new infections for second consecutive day

A total of 94,612 people recovered from the virus in last 24 hours, taking the recovery rate to 79.68 per cent, while 92,605 people tested positive for the disease during this period.
A medic collects a nasal sample from a resident via Rapid Antigen kit for Covid-19 test, at Borivali in Mumbai Sunday, 6 September 2020 (representative image) | PTI

India’s Covid tally crosses 52 lakh with 96,424 cases in a day

While the number of people who have recuperated from the disease rose to 41,12,551, the death toll climbed to 84,372 with the virus claiming 1,174 lives in a span of 24 hours.

ICMR launches online course to improve prescription practices among medical graduates

The course consists of 40 video lectures spanning 20 minutes to be taken over three months. It also involves a pre-test to evaluate participants' prior knowledge.
Representational image of healthcare workers with Covid patients at a hospital | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

India’s Covid tally surges past 51 lakh-mark, recoveries cross 40 lakh

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 51,18,253, while the death toll climbed to 83,198 with the virus claiming 1,132 lives in a span of 24 hours.
Doctors in PPE at a Gujarat hospital | Representational image | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Study documents 2 cases of reinfections in India, but experts say data doesn’t offer insight

A study, which is yet to be peer reviewed, noted that 2 health care workers working in a Covid ward were infected by SARS-CoV-2 virus twice over a span of three months. 

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A Mosque in Xinjiang

How China’s project to de-Islamicise its Uyghur Muslims began and continues

In episode 577 of 'Cut the Clutter', ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta discusses the Uyghur issue and a new report that maps China's 'cultural erasure' of the region.
A Harley Davidson dealership (Representational Image ) | Photographer: David Paul Morris | Bloomberg

Harley-Davidson riding away reflects poorly on both US icon and Modi’s ‘Make in India’

Modi’s ambitious plans to ‘Make in India’ could have been helped by a symbolic gesture to hold on to Harley, a premium manufacturer with an outsize brand.


Representational image | ANI

India, China working on Ladakh peace formula — alternate week patrolling, after disengagement

Patrolling in alternate weeks has been the established practice in the Northeast, and has worked well, barring the occasional face-off.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Modi is a true reformer, he’ll bury Vodafone ghost and campaign on reforms in Bihar

No politician sees economic reform as a vote-catcher; it’s the old, povertarian economy that gets votes. Can Modi bring farm and labour reforms centre-stage?