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

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

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

COVID-19 recoveries in India surge to 35,42,663: Union Health Ministry

There are 9,43,480 active cases of COVID-19 in the country which comprises 20.68 per cent of the total caseload, the data updated at 8.00 am stated.

published on : 11th September 2020

Russia records 5,099 COVID-19 cases in past 24-hours

In the past 24 hours, Russia recorded 122 COVID-19 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 17,993, and 6,772 recoveries, taking the total to 850,049.

published on : 8th September 2020

Australia reports nine coronavirus-related deaths, daily infection count drops

All the fatalities and 41 of the new cases were reported from Victoria, which is in a stage four lockdown since August 2.

published on : 7th September 2020
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