Covid deaths

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

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

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

WHO Covid death report 'baseless', attempt to 'tarnish' India's image, say health ministers 

India is likely to raise the issue at the World Health Assembly and other multilateral forums, sources in the ministry said.

published on : 7th May 2022

Speakers at health conference object to WHO report on Covid deaths in India

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

published on : 6th May 2022

No Covid death in Delhi has gone uncounted, says Health Minister Satyendar Jain

Covid death data given by the national capital to the Centre is completely authentic and correct, Jain, who is here to attend a Swasthya Chintan Shivir organised by the Union Health Ministry, said.

published on : 6th May 2022

Congress slams Modi government over WHO Covid death figures, demands commission to analyse fatalities

Several Congress leaders, including former president Rahul Gandhi, spoke on the issue, accusing the government of 'under-reporting' Covid deaths.

published on : 6th May 2022

'Untenable': Experts question WHO report on India's excess Covid deaths

WHO estimated that nearly 15 million people were killed either by the coronavirus or by its impact on the overwhelmed health systems in the past two years, more than double the official death toll.

published on : 6th May 2022

Validity of models, methodology of data collection questionable: India on WHO COVID deaths report

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

published on : 5th May 2022

Nearly 15 million deaths associated with COVID-19, its impact on health system: WHO

The figures are based on country-reported data and statistical modelling, most of the fatalities were in Southeast Asia, Europe and the Americas.

published on : 5th May 2022

India records 3,324 fresh cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths reported

The active cases accounted for 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent.

published on : 1st May 2022

Delhi reports 1,094 fresh cases of COVID-19, positivity rate rises to 4.82 per cent

With the national capital witnessing a spurt in COVID-19 cases in the past few days, the number of active cases of the disease in the city has now increased to 3,705 from 601 on April 11.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Delhi records 1042 fresh cases of COVID-19, two deaths reported

With the national capital seeing a spurt in COVID-19 cases in the past few days, the number of active cases has increased to 3,253 from 601 on April 11.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Delhi records 965 fresh cases of COVID-19, positivity rate reported at 4.71 per cent

Delhi had reported one death and 1,009 fresh COVID cases on Wednesday, the maximum since February 10, with a positivity rate of 5.7 per cent.

published on : 21st April 2022

India records 1,260 fresh cases of COVID-19, 83 deaths reported

The active cases count comprised 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent.

published on : 2nd April 2022
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