COVID second wave

Second COVID wave hits Indian beer industry, outlook is volatile: United Breweries

The scope for growth in India continues to remain positive given the climate, young demographics and increasing disposable income, according to the company.

published on : 28th July 2021

Covid second wave caused 3-fold rise in deaths in Telangana's Nizamabad

Though not all these deaths were a result of Covid-19, the pandemic did play a major role in causing abnormally high number of deaths, both directly and indirectly.

published on : 28th July 2021

Second wave may have more lasting damage on economy, exports to drive recovery: Moody's Analytics 

In its report titled 'APAC Economic Outlook: The Delta Roadblock', Moody's Analytics said social distancing is weighing on the current quarter, but economic recovery will resume by the year-end.

published on : 26th July 2021

Higher COVID-19 claims payout eats into SBI Life Q1 profit 

SBI Life said there was a sharp increase in claims due to the impact of the second wave of Covid-19.

published on : 26th July 2021

Second wave may lead to some reassessment of economic growth estimates: Aditya Birla Group Chairman

Moreover, a pick-up in vaccination would support faster normalisation of mobility levels and of related economic activities, Kumar Mangalam Birla said.

published on : 26th July 2021

Hyderabad saw 130% spike in deaths during Covid second wave: Study 

The study also found that the actual number of Covid-19 deaths reported from across the country might be about seven to eight times higher than the official figures.

published on : 26th July 2021

Course of COVID-19 infection can be determined by early antiviral response in nose: Study

The team found that the antiviral response, driven by a family of proteins called interferons, was much more muted in patients who went on to develop severe COVID-19.

published on : 25th July 2021

Complacency creeps in as Covid-19 unlock starts in Odisha

As enforcement activities became lax with relaxation of curbs, roadside vendors, shopkeepers and customers no longer adhere to the safety guidelines and many people have stopped wearing masks. 

published on : 25th July 2021

OYO to provide welfare benefits to kin of hotel partners who succumbed to COVID-19

The bereavement support to the families of the partners includes measures such as funding the education of up to two children for five years.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Amidst political storm, Maharashtra Health Minister says oxygen shortage killed none in state

Notably, in April this year, 22 patients died after the oxygen supply was disrupted at a Nashik hospital due to leakage in an oxygen storage plant, local officials had said.

published on : 21st July 2021

Change in Centre's oxygen distribution policy led to disaster during second wave: Manish Sisodia 

The Kejriwal government is still ready for an independent audit of each death due to oxygen shortage if the Centre allows it to form the committee, he added.

published on : 21st July 2021

1.19 lakh Indian children lost caregivers to Covid during first 14 months of pandemic: Report

The study estimates that 1,134,000 children lost a parent or custodial grandparent due to COVID-19. Of these, 10,42,000 children lost their mother, father or both.

published on : 21st July 2021

No Covid deaths due to lack of oxygen have been specifically reported by states: Centre

The Union Health Ministry said that while health is a state subject, all states report cases and deaths to it on a regular basis, as per detailed guidelines for reporting deaths.

published on : 20th July 2021

In a fresh report, national AEFI panel confirms 55 severe adverse events after COVID-19 shots

A total of five cases, that included a death after administration of Covishield in a 57-year-old male in February, however, were found to be “coincidental”, not directly linked with vaccination.

published on : 18th July 2021

Kerala could contain Covid second wave: Pinarayi tells Modi

The TPR went up to around 30% but it has now come down to 10.4%. 

published on : 17th July 2021
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