Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicRate of infection

Topic: Rate of infection

India’s R steady at 0.94 but Maharashtra’s infection rate passes 1 — first time since September

For Delhi, the value of R rose further to 1.30 this week from 1.12 on 17 December. R for Bengaluru has increased to 1.14, while Kolkata’s is also above 1 this week.

One Covid infected person at home in India will likely infect 65% of the family, survey finds

Globally, the average secondary attack rate at home is 16%, varying between 0 and 45% with the exception of Egypt, whose household infection rate is 89%.

Moscow’s students to replace older teachers, rural Kansas struggling and other 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.

A packed funeral during Israel’s second lockdown, Indonesia’s blame game & other 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.

India’s Covid data like counting potholes under streetlights. There are far more in the dark

The Covid-19 pandemic is both an information problem and a health problem.

Authentic numbers are absent, Covid-19 crisis has exposed India’s data-ignorance

Dharavi Covid numbers can be correlated with the BCG vaccination programme but there has been no effort in India to analyse this data.

On Camera

YourTurn

Image for representation | Pixabay

Gig economy booming, workers will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog report finds concentration of workers rising in low- and high-skilled categories, maximum share in retail trade and sales.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
×