COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh reports 9,597 new Covid cases, crosses 2.54 lakh-mark
AP suffered 93 deaths during the last 24 hours, which takes the total death toll to 2,296 so far. Andhra reported 6,676 recoveries over the last 24 hours to take the total recovered so far to 1,61,425 persons while it saw 90,425 active cases by Wednesday.
India's Covid tally crosses 21 lakh on Sunday with record single day spike of 64,399 new cases, 861 deaths
The number of recoveries surged to 14,80,884 with record 53,879 more people recuperating in the past 24 hours, taking recovery rate to 68.78 per cent. The case fatality rate has dropped 2.01 per cent, according to the Health Ministry data.
Covid-19: India tally rises to 23.96 lakh with 66,999 new cases
India on August 13 reported 66,999 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. 942 people lost their lives because of pandemic yesterday. According...
Telangana crosses 80,000 mark in Covid cases, death toll reaches 637
Telangana announced 1,587 recoveries over the past 24 hours to take the total recoveries to 57,586 persons, constituting a recovery rate of 71.31% as against the national average of 68.78%.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee tests positive for COVID-19
"On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for COVID19 today. I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week, to please self isolate and get tested for COVID-19," Mukherjee tweeted.
Covid-19 pandemic hits the only source of income for majority of Tibetan refugees
According to Sonam Topgyal, if Tibetan winter business is cancelled this year, apart from Tibetans suffering a huge loss in income, the Indian garment factory owners in Ludhiana and Delhi will also see a steep fall in their profits.
Covid-19: Kerala cops using call records of patients for contact tracing
Covid-19 patients' phone call detail records (CDRs) were being used by the police in Kerala as part of adopting innovative and scientific me...
COVID-19 situation in Delhi under control, recovery rate improving: Arvind Kejriwal
On the COVID-19 situation in Delhi, the chief minister said, "The situation is under control, all parameters good, recovery rate is improving, positivity ratio reducing and deaths have reduced."
Plea in SC seeks commission for inquiry into mismanagement of Covid-19 pandemic
The petition has alleged that the Centre failed to undertake timely and effective measures for containing transmission of the virus and an independent inquiry by a commission, appointed under the Commissions of Inquiry Act 1952, was essential to inquire into the "lapses".
COVID-19: Siddaramaiah tests negative, will be discharged on Aug 13
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who is undergoing treatment for COVID-19 infection at a private hospital here has tested negative and will be discharged tomorrow, his office said on Wednesday.
Most of the Karnataka yet to see covid peak; preventive action remains crucial
The war room used Levitt’s metric to visualise the cumulative growth rate of Covid-19 in Karnataka’s 30 districts from May 30 to August 8. The analysis is an outcome of crunching the numbers over a period of 70 days, with five-day moving average, said a war room report, a copy of which was seen by ET.