covid deaths

China says Covid deaths down by nearly 80 per cent

A wave of virus cases has washed over the world's most populous nation since Beijing abruptly ended its zero-Covid policy last month.

published on : 26th January 2023

China says no new Covid deaths after changing criteria

China had recorded a total of seven deaths -- all in Beijing -- since the decision to lift the zero-Covid policy but removed one death from its official tally Wednesday.

published on : 21st December 2022

Congress to expose Covid deaths in KK Shailaja’s term

The state Congress leadership has taken a guarded stand on endorsing former health minister K K Shailaja rejecting Magsaysay award after “talks” with the CPM leadership.

published on : 6th September 2022

Late hospital admission leading to Covid deaths: D Randeep

Health commissioner says waning effect of vax in those who haven’t taken booster another reason for the spike

published on : 21st August 2022

'Excess deaths in Gujarat double official COVID mortality during first wave': Study

Excess mortality is defined as the increase in observed death counts compared to expected mortality.

published on : 18th August 2022

Kerala accounts for half of India’s 45K Covid deaths this year

Since January this year, 45,704 people have died of Covid; Kerala alone reported 22,843 deaths.

published on : 10th August 2022

Karnataka govt records show 28k more Covid deaths

As many as 28,000 more Covid deaths have been reported in the state by the Directorate of Social Security and Pensions (DSSP) of the Revenue Department.

published on : 9th August 2022

No data on doctors who died of Covid, says Centre; IMA claims over 1600 deaths

A total of 5,25,997 deaths due to Covid-19 (including those of doctors and healthcare workers) have been reported in the country.

published on : 26th July 2022

No data on number of anganwadi workers who died due to Covid: Govt

Anganwadi workers were at the forefront of tackling the pandemic as they supplied ration and essentials to children and pregnant and lactating women amid the Covid-induced lockdown.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Odisha reports a COVID-19 death after two months

Health department bulletin said the deceased, a 78-year-old man of Bhubaneswar, who was also suffering from acute sub dural hemorrhage with brain stem bleed and acute kidney injury.

published on : 13th July 2022

Odisha had 8,711 Covid deaths in 2020: SRS

However, the State government had declared only 1,876 Covid deaths in 2020 triggering suspicion among health experts. 

published on : 27th May 2022

Maharashtra, Manipur and Uttar Pradesh record highest number of COVID-19 deaths in 2020

In 2020, the total number of registered deaths in the country was 81,15,882 of which 18,11,688 were medically certified deaths.

published on : 26th May 2022

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
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