Tag: Death toll

India monsoon death toll climbs to 159, dozens still missing

The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in India climbed to 159, officials said Sunday, with rescuers searching for dozens...

There will be another pandemic — Are we prepared for it?

The devastating events of Sept. 11, 2001, shook the United States to its core and sparked immediate and consequential actions to protect American lives. Congress...

India Posts Highest Death Toll In Pandemic So Far

May 19, 2021 — India reported the coronavirus pandemic’s highest single daily death toll on Wednesday — 4,529 — as the virus raged through...

Baghdad hospital fire: At least 82 die in Baghdad COVID hospital fire: Interior Ministry

A fire sparked by an oxygen tank explosion killed at least 82 people and injured 110 at a hospital in Baghdad that had been equipped...

As COVID-19 devastates India, deaths go undercounted

India’s coronavirus second wave is rapidly sliding into a devastating crisis, with hospitals unbearably full, oxygen supplies running low, desperate people dying in line waiting...

Maharashtra sees highest 57,074 COVID-19 cases in a day; 222 die

Maharashtra on Sunday reported the highest single-day rise of 57,074 coronavirus positive cases while 222 patients succumbed to the infection, the state health department said....

Maharashtra again reports more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases; 51 die

After slipping below 5,000 for a day, new COVID-19 cases again crossed the 6,000-mark in Maharashtra on Tuesday on the back of a spike in...

COVID-19: Delhi records 121 deaths and 6,746 fresh cases

NEW DELHI: Delhi recorded 6,746 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday and a positivity rate of 12.29 per cent while 121 more fatalities pushed the death...

Dip in Covid-19 cases in India | India News

NEW DELHI: The number of new coronavirus infections reported in a day dropped below 30,000 after four months, taking India’s Covid-19 caseload to 88.74 lakh,...

COVID Death Toll Hits 200,000 in the U.S.

Sept. 22, 2020 — Just over 6 months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, the United States has reached a grim milestone:...

6 lakh Covid cases in July, more than in all past months together | India News

NEW DELHI: India has recorded more Covid-19 cases in July so far than in all previous months put together. July’s count crossed 6 lakh on...

India records 1L Covid cases in a week; new high of 15.6k on Tuesday | India News

NEW DELHI: India recorded more than 1 lakh new Covid-19 cases in the past seven days, as the daily count of fresh infections touched another...

COVID-19: India registers highest-ever single-day spike of 2003 deaths; no. of cases 3,54,065

New Delhi: India registered the highest-ever single-day spike of 2,003 COVID-19 fatalities on Wednesday, pushing the death toll due to the disease to 11,903 in...

Covid deaths cross 9,000 as cases on Saturday hit 12,000 | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 death toll crossed 9,000 on Saturday with fatalities showing a steady rise in the past few days, even as new infections...

India’s Covid count tops 3 lakh as fresh cases hit new peak | India News

NEW DELHI: The Covid-19 pandemic in India crossed another sombre milepost of 3 lakh cases even as fresh infections zoomed to a new record of...

Govt plans survey in worst-hit Mumbai, Delhi & Ahmedabad

New Delhi: India plans to conduct surveys in New Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad – among the cities worst-hit by Covid-19 where an alarming growth in...

Coronavirus cases in India: 8,000+ fresh cases in a day, toll crosses 5,000 | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 caseload went past 1.75 lakh on Saturday, three days after crossing the 1.5 lakh milestone, as the number of new infections...

India has 7.1 COVID-19 cases per lakh population as against 60 globally: Health Ministry

For every one lakh population, there are 7.1 coronavirus cases in India so far as against 60 globally, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday...

cases: 1,074 COVID-19 patients recovered in last 24 hours, highest in single day: Health Ministry

New Delhi: As many as 1,074 COVID-19 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, the highest number of recoveries recorded in one day, the...

How Accurate Are Coronavirus Death Counts?

April 17, 2020 — If a loved one dies in Colorado, Ohio, Connecticut, and other states, and COVID-19 is suspected but there is no confirmed...

Health ministry: Death toll due to COVID-19 rises to 392; cases climb to 11,933: Health Ministry

New Delhi: The death toll due to the novel coronavirus rose to 392 with 39 fatalities reported since Tuesday evening, while the number of cases...

View: In times of a crisis, we need free press more than ever

Should the government have the power to curb the media in the face of a pandemic? As the casualty count from the coronavirus grows, this...