COVID Deaths

Family of people who die by suicide within 30 days from being positive entitled to ex-gratia: SC told

Suitable directions in this regard may be passed by the top court, the Centre stated in its affidavit.

published on : 24th September 2021

Kerala to revise list of Covid deaths soon

According to the revised guidelines, deaths that occur within 30 days of people testing positive will be treated as deaths due to Covid. The revision will be completed in a few days, she said. 

published on : 24th September 2021

UDF demands Rs 10 lakh relief amount for kin of people who die of Covid

The UDF has urged the state government to increase the compensation amount for the families of persons who die of Covid from Rs 50,000 to Rs 10 lakh.

published on : 24th September 2021

SC appreciates Centre's stand on ex-gratia assistance for kin of COVID victims

The top court was hearing a batch of pleas filed by advocate Gaurav Kumar Bansal and some intervenors who lost their family members to COVID-19.

published on : 23rd September 2021

India reports 26,964 cases of COVID-19, active tally in country lowest in 186 days

The ministry said that the active cases comprise 0.90 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.77 per cent.

published on : 22nd September 2021

'Soul-crushing': US COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day amid Biden's bet on rapid tests

The increasingly lethal turn has filled hospitals, complicated the start of the school year, delayed the return to offices and demoralized health care workers.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Over 9 lakh died in Karnataka from March ’20 to Aug ’21

37,423 people succumbed to Covid-19, Sudhakar tells Council

published on : 21st September 2021

14 Covid deaths across seven Karnataka districts

Seven districts reported 14 Covid deaths on Saturday, with most of them reported from Bengaluru Urban. With this, the total death toll has now gone up to 37,587.

published on : 19th September 2021

Soon, govt panels to issue Covid-19 death certificates  

The committee shall also look into the grievances of the kins of the deceased and propose remedial measures, including the issuance of amended official document for covid deaths,

published on : 17th September 2021

Amid Covid fight, Odisha's top health official PK Mohapatra goes on leave

Though sources claimed he would join duty after the leave period, Mohapatra was allegedly under pressure following the High Court dissatisfaction over the affidavit filed by the Health department.

published on : 14th September 2021

New Covid-positive cases drop below 500 in Odisha

Odisha had been constantly reporting below 1,000 cases for last over a week.

published on : 14th September 2021

17 new cases of COVID-19, zero deaths reported in Delhi

The city government has been ramping up health infrastructure to prevent a repeat of the crisis witnessed during the peak of the second wave of coronavirus in April and May.

published on : 13th September 2021

India records 33,376 new coronavirus cases, 308 deaths take total toll to 4,42,317

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease increased to 3,23,74,497, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent, the data showed.

published on : 11th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh reports 1,439 fresh Covid cases, 1,311 recoveries

A total of 14 deaths were recorded in the state in 24 hours ending at 9 am on Thursday, Sept 9, taking total Covid deaths to 13,964.

published on : 11th September 2021

Five Covid deaths in four months despite full jabs, four AEFI-forced hospitalisations

Five fully vaccinated people died of Covid from March to June in India, according to a Right to Information (RTI) response from the Centre.

published on : 11th September 2021
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