Death toll

At least eight dead as 'terrorists' fire 23 rockets in Afghanistan's Kabul

The salvo slammed into various parts of central and north Kabul -- including near the heavily fortified Green Zone that houses embassies and international companies.

published on : 21st November 2020

At least 27 dead, over 800 injured as Turkey, Greece reel from earthquake aftermath

A small tsunami struck the Seferihisar district south of Izmir, the city in western Turkey that was the worst affected by the quake.

published on : 31st October 2020

At least one dead as Hurricane Zeta hammers US' gulf coast

The storm killed at least one person, a 55-year-old man who a Louisiana coroner said was electrocuted by a downed power line, and officials said life-threatening conditions would last into Thursday.

published on : 29th October 2020

Stampede near Pakistan consulate kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave country

Gov. Attaullah Khogyani said another 13 people, mostly women, were injured at the stadium in the eastern Nangarhar province, where they were trying to get visas to enter neighbouring Pakistan.

published on : 21st October 2020

Bhubaneswar civic body to begin Covid death audit in city  soon

COVID-19 death audit will soon begin in areas under the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).

published on : 17th October 2020

TN COVID-19: A closer look at the numbers as Madurai’s coronavirus toll crosses 400

Tamil Nadu’s first Covid fatality was recorded in the district on March 25. 

published on : 16th October 2020

Brazil's coronavirus death toll crosses 150,000, second highest globally

The capital of Amazonas state has had 122 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, far above the national average of 71 per 100,000.

published on : 11th October 2020

Tamil Nadu reports 5,088 Covid-19 cases, death toll crosses 10,000 

Chennai alone recorded 1,295 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur reported 363, 137 and 194 cases respectively.

published on : 8th October 2020

Active Covid case tally crosses 80k, death toll reaches 813

As Covid-19 cases spiral, the state government seems to be pushing health workers to the limit.

published on : 4th October 2020

Actual COVID-19 death toll certainly higher than 1 million: WHO

Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the countries to work together to expand the access to tests and treatments.

published on : 1st October 2020

Mexico official: definitive COVID-19 toll will take two years

Officials have acknowledged in the past that the figure is a significant undercount, because it includes only those who died after a positive test result, almost always at a hospital.

published on : 28th September 2020

Global coronavirus death toll passes one million

The pandemic has ravaged the world's economy, inflamed geopolitical tensions and upended lives, from Indian slums and Brazil's jungles to America's biggest city New York.

published on : 28th September 2020

Odisha crosses two lakh COVID-19 cases

The State also recorded highest single day recovery with the discharge of 4,388 patients on the day.

published on : 26th September 2020

Coronavirus death cover-up alleged in Jagatsinghpur

Chief district medical officer Bijaya Panda stated that the Health department audits the number of Covid deaths.

published on : 26th September 2020

Around 70 per cent COVID-19 deaths in Puducherry due to delay in reporting

Symptoms of COVID-19 appear in five to seven days and people should immediately report to their nearby hospitals, Puducherry Health secretary T Arun said.

published on : 23rd September 2020
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