Coronavirus death toll

As death toll crosses two lakh mark, data manipulation lets down India's COVID fight

Experts say an overreliance on official data that didn't reflect the true extent of infections contributed to authorities being blindsided by a huge surge in recent weeks.

published on : 29th April 2021

Kalaburagi comes to terms with COVID-19 a year after first death in country

A 76-year-old man became the first victim of coronavirus in India, which he had contracted in Saudi Arabia during his pilgrimage to Makkah, on this day last year.

published on : 10th March 2021

COVID-19: India records 15,388 fresh cases, 77 more fatalities in last 24 hours

After registering an increase for six consecutive days, the number of active COVID-19 cases has gone down to 1,87,462, accounting for only 1.67 per cent of the country's total caseload.

published on : 9th March 2021

Six states account for nearly 85 per cent of the new COVID-19 cases: Centre

The Centre is continuously engaging with the states and UTs reporting higher caseload of active cases and those showing a rise in the daily new COVID cases, the Health Ministry said.

published on : 7th March 2021

Pakistan's COVID-19 death toll crosses 13,000

The number of coronavirus cases in the country surged to 583,916, while the nationwide tally of fatalities jumped to 13,013.

published on : 3rd March 2021

COVID-19: India records 14,989 new infections, active caseload goes above 1.7 lakh mark after a month

The death toll increased to 1,57,346 with 98  daily new fatalities, the Union Health Ministry data updated at 8 am showed.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Five states including Maharashtra, Kerala account for over 84% of total active COVID-19 cases: Centre

Maharashtra leads all the states with a weekly positivity rate of 10.02 per cent, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

published on : 2nd March 2021

India records 16,738 fresh Covid-19 cases, 138 deaths in last 24 hours

The active caseload increased to 1,51,708 which  comprises 1.37 per cent of the total infections, the data stated.

published on : 25th February 2021

India records 9,102 fresh COVID-19 cases, lowest in around eight months

During the same period, 117 fatalities were recorded, also the lowest in over eight months, taking the death toll to 1,53,587.

published on : 26th January 2021

US coronavirus death toll tops 4,00,000 in Donald Trump's final hours as President

The running total of lives lost, as compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is nearly equal to the number of Americans killed in World II.

published on : 20th January 2021

'Duty comes first': Uttarakhand cop postpones wedding amid coronavirus duty

'My wedding can wait. Nation and duty come first at this hour. We are at war with an enemy which is invisible and dangerous. I am just doing my bit,' says 27-year-old Parveen.

published on : 5th April 2020