Covid-19 deaths

COVID-19 deaths: The rot in Kerala’s government medical college hospitals

The instances of Covid fatalities due to alleged negligence have laid bare the gaping holes in Kerala’s healthcare system.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Amid pandemic, Kerala COVID warriors under cloud of medical negligence

A slew of recent incidents in which Covid patients died because of lapses at MCHs bare the inadequacies glossed over by health dept and stress undergone by medical staff in never-ending battle

published on : 22nd October 2020

Maharashtra, AP, Karnataka, Delhi and TN account for 70% of total COVID-19 deaths: Health Ministry

Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said if deaths are tracked in these states and UTs across weeks then a different picture emerges.

published on : 3rd September 2020

'10 states account for 89% of Covid-19 deaths': Refine strategies to cut down mortalities, says Centre

The states/UTs where the Covid-19 deaths are high include Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Gujarat, West Bengal, UP, Punjab, AP, and Jammu & Kashmir.

published on : 27th August 2020

13 districts in India have reported 14% of total Covid-19 deaths: Centre

These districts include Kamrup Metro, Patna, Ranchi, Alappuzha, Thiruvananthapuram, Ganjam, Lucknow, 24 Paraganas North, Hooghly, Howrah, Kolkata, Maldah, and Delhi.

published on : 8th August 2020

Kolkata civic body keeps ashes of COVID victims for families to collect from crematorium

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation has two designated places where bodies of COVID-19 patients are consigned to flames.

published on : 5th August 2020

Data leak reveals Iran's cover-up of COVID-19 deaths

The leaked information revealed that the government's own records appear to show almost 42,000 people died with coronavirus symptoms up to July 20, versus 14,405 reported by its Health Ministry.

published on : 3rd August 2020

Pune Mayor alleges 400 unaccounted suspected COVID-19 deaths

Mohol said he raised the issue during his meeting with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday, when the latter was in the city to take stock of the coronavirus situation.

published on : 1st August 2020

4 more Covid deaths in Kerala, but none figures in govt list

Kerala reported four more Covid-19 deaths on Monday, adding to the 11 deaths on Sunday.

published on : 28th July 2020

Five more succumb to coronavirus in Kerala; Kottayam district registers its first death

As per the numbers released by the government officials on Saturday, the state had 59 Covid-19 related deaths. It remains to be seen if these five deaths will be added to the official tally.

published on : 26th July 2020

Four more COVID-19 deaths in Kerala, toll goes up to 48

The deaths were reported from Kasargod, Kozhikode and Kollam districts

published on : 22nd July 2020

82 Maharashtra police personnel have died of COVID-19 since March

With 48 deaths of its personnel, including three officers, the Mumbai police accounts for the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities in the state.

published on : 15th July 2020

Bengal COVID-19 death toll nears 1000, two die on hospital premises before admission

A 28-year-old typhoid patient died on a trolley after he was refused admission by two other hospitals, while an elderly woman succumbed inside a car in which she was taken to the KMCH.

published on : 14th July 2020

Does proning help COVID-19 patients to improve oxygen levels?

Doctors believe this position helps in improving the oxygen flow in critical patients, making them less likely to be intubated or require ventilator support.

published on : 5th July 2020

Delhi govt starts plasma bank; CM asks people to donate plasma to save COVID-19 patients

Kejriwal said the eligibility for being a plasma donor is 'very strict',  and hoped that with this bank the number of COVID-19 deaths will decrease in the national capital.

published on : 2nd July 2020
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