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China says Covid deaths down by nearly 80 per cent

A wave of virus cases has washed over the world's most populous nation since Beijing abruptly ended its zero-Covid policy last month.

published on : 26th January 2023
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COVID-19 crisis: Celebrity deaths in China spark fears over death toll

The deaths of singer Chu Lanlan and other celebrities are sparking speculation about greater losses than those reported on official accounts.

published on : 5th January 2023
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China stats 'under-represent' true impact of Covid outbreak, says WHO

There is growing concern over China's steep rise in Covid infections since Beijing last month abruptly lifted years of hardline restrictions, with hospitals and crematoriums quickly overwhelmed.

published on : 5th January 2023
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China says no new Covid deaths after changing criteria

China had recorded a total of seven deaths -- all in Beijing -- since the decision to lift the zero-Covid policy but removed one death from its official tally Wednesday.

published on : 21st December 2022
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Response failure led to Covid deaths: Lancet report

The Commission said even the 17.7 million worldwide Covid death numbers are underestimated.

published on : 16th September 2022
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Congress to expose Covid deaths in KK Shailaja’s term

The state Congress leadership has taken a guarded stand on endorsing former health minister K K Shailaja rejecting Magsaysay award after “talks” with the CPM leadership.

published on : 6th September 2022
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Late hospital admission leading to Covid deaths: D Randeep

Health commissioner says waning effect of vax in those who haven’t taken booster another reason for the spike

published on : 21st August 2022
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'Excess deaths in Gujarat double official COVID mortality during first wave': Study

Excess mortality is defined as the increase in observed death counts compared to expected mortality.

published on : 18th August 2022
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Kerala accounts for half of India’s 45K Covid deaths this year

Since January this year, 45,704 people have died of Covid; Kerala alone reported 22,843 deaths.

published on : 10th August 2022
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Karnataka govt records show 28k more Covid deaths

As many as 28,000 more Covid deaths have been reported in the state by the Directorate of Social Security and Pensions (DSSP) of the Revenue Department.

published on : 9th August 2022
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No data on doctors who died of Covid, says Centre; IMA claims over 1600 deaths

A total of 5,25,997 deaths due to Covid-19 (including those of doctors and healthcare workers) have been reported in the country.

published on : 26th July 2022
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No data on number of anganwadi workers who died due to Covid: Govt

Anganwadi workers were at the forefront of tackling the pandemic as they supplied ration and essentials to children and pregnant and lactating women amid the Covid-induced lockdown.

published on : 23rd July 2022
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Odisha reports a COVID-19 death after two months

Health department bulletin said the deceased, a 78-year-old man of Bhubaneswar, who was also suffering from acute sub dural hemorrhage with brain stem bleed and acute kidney injury.

published on : 13th July 2022
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Delhi adds six Covid-19 deaths, highest since February

While it recorded 1,060 new cases, the positivity rate also rose to 10.09 per cent, which was the highest in the capital since January 24 when it was 11.8 per cent.

published on : 21st June 2022
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Tamil Nadu reports first COVID-19 death after three months

Director of Medical Education Dr R Narayana Babu said that an 18-year-old girl with no comorbidities was tested positive for COVID-19 at a private hospital.

published on : 16th June 2022
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Odisha had 8,711 Covid deaths in 2020: SRS

However, the State government had declared only 1,876 Covid deaths in 2020 triggering suspicion among health experts. 

published on : 27th May 2022
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Maharashtra, Manipur and Uttar Pradesh record highest number of COVID-19 deaths in 2020

In 2020, the total number of registered deaths in the country was 81,15,882 of which 18,11,688 were medically certified deaths.

published on : 26th May 2022
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At World Health Assembly, India expresses dismay over WHO's excess mortality report 

According to the report, there were 4.7 million Covid deaths in India -- 10 times the official figure and almost a third of Covid deaths globally.

published on : 23rd May 2022
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COVID deaths dropped by 21 per cent last week but cases rising: WHO

The UN health agency said that the number of new COVID-19 cases appears to have stabilized after weeks of decline since late March, with about 3.5 million new cases last week, or a 1 per cent rise.

published on : 19th May 2022
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North Korea reports six deaths after admitting COVID-19 outbreak

The North’s Korean Central News Agency said of the 350,000 people who developed fevers since late April, 162,200 have recovered.

published on : 13th May 2022
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