COVID-19 deaths

After flak for denying deaths due to lack of oxygen, Centre now writes to states seeking info

The development comes a week after the Centre had informed the Parliament that no states had specifically reported any deaths due to oxygen shortage during the second wave.

published on : 27th July 2021

Kerala govt on backfoot as RTI reply shows 7316 Covid deaths excluded from official list

This comes even as the government has been claiming that the Covid death certification system is very transparent in Kerala and works as per the guidelines of the ICMR

published on : 27th July 2021

Madhya Pradesh CM announces welfare schemes for kin of state govt employees who succumbed to Covid-19

Mukhya Mantri Covid-19 Niyukti Yojana and Mukhya Mantru Covid-19 Vishesh Anugraha Yojana will be launched to take care of the families of those government employees who died of the deadly virus.

published on : 18th May 2021

Panic over oxygen shortage as 24 COVID-19 patients die in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar district hospital

The New Indian Express on Saturday had reported about the scarcity of oxygen supply at hospitals across the district and warned about a possible tragedy in the near future if not addressed.

published on : 3rd May 2021

COVID deaths: Surging toll forces MCDs to scramble for firewood in national capital 

North MCD urges Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to ensure availability of cremation material

published on : 29th April 2021

Ensure smooth supply of firewood to crematoriums, North MCD mayor urges Kejriwal

The national capital has reported 4,063 Covid-19 deaths in April so far, over 2,500 of them in the past seven days alone in the terrorising second wave of the pandemic.

published on : 28th April 2021