Death toll

Kerala now second in Covid death toll, trails Maharashtra

But it suffered a beating after the state started adding deaths previously not included in the official death list, since October.

published on : 26th November 2021

Toll from Travis Scott's Astroworld concert rises to 10 as nine-year-old dies in hospital

The child incurred severe damage to his brain, kidney, and liver after being “kicked, stepped on, and trampled, and nearly crushed to death," according to a lawsuit his family has filed against Scott.

published on : 15th November 2021

Delta districts bear the brunt of heavy rains; Tamil Nadu death toll due to rains stands at 12

A four-year-old girl died in a wall collapse following heavy rains in Kumbakonam.

published on : 10th November 2021

464 omitted deaths added to Kerala’s Covid toll, more likely to be included

After dragging its feet over rectifying the official Covid toll, the state government on Friday published the first set of 464 omitted persons.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Pinarayi Vijayan assures help for rain-ravaged families

The death toll due to the rain, flash floods, and landslides in the southern districts of the state stood at 39. As many as six people are still reported missing. 

published on : 20th October 2021

Respite from heavy rains in Kerala, but rain-related misery continues 

The death toll in the Koottickal landslide climbed to nine and the search has been progressing for two more people who went missing

published on : 17th October 2021

Death toll in Cyclone Shaheen rises to 14 after body found

The storm quickly lost power and was downgraded, but it caused flooding and damage across Oman, a country on the eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula.

published on : 7th October 2021

Russia reports new record daily COVID death toll

The task force also said the number of new infections in the past day was the second-highest of the year at 25,769.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Odisha added 2,056 Covid deaths in August, the highest in a month during pandemic

According to an analysis, an average 960 cases and 66 deaths per day were added to the State tally. With 36,407 people recovering last month, the total recoveries went up to 9,93,235.

published on : 2nd September 2021

At least 22 dead in flooding in US state of Tennessee

Tennessee was hit Saturday by what meteorologists called historic storms and flooding, dumping 15 inches (38 centimeters) or more of rain.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Haiti raises earthquake death toll, passes 2,200

The new toll comes at a time when relief operations are expanding but authorities are struggling with security at distribution points. 

published on : 22nd August 2021

Tensions over aid grow in Haiti as quake's deaths cross 2100

Angry crowds also massed at collapsed buildings in the city, demanding tarps to create temporary shelters after Tropical Storm Grace brought heavy rain at the beginning of the week.

published on : 19th August 2021

Death toll in floods that hit northern Turkey climbs to 70

The Turkish disaster management agency, AFAD, said at least 60 people were killed in the province of Kastamonu, nine died in Sinop and one in Bartin.

published on : 16th August 2021

Death toll of powerful earthquake in Haiti soars to 1,297

Saturday's earthquake also left at least 5,700 people injured in the Caribbean nation, with thousands more displaced from their destroyed or damaged homes. 

published on : 16th August 2021

Death toll up to 65 in Algeria wildfires; including 28 soldiers, nation to mourn

There was no official explanation of the high death toll among soldiers but photos in Algerian media showed soldiers in their army fatigues with no protective firefighting clothing.

published on : 11th August 2021
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