In terms of WHO regional offices, the Americas and Europe have so far reported more than 148 million and 183 million confirmed cases respectively. The two regions' respective death toll stands at 2,649,627 and 1,891,911.
The top court said that this Rs 50,000 amount will be over and above the amounts paid by the Centre and states under various benevolent schemes.
This week, the highest numbers of new cases were reported from India (204,582 new cases; 14.8 new cases per 100,000; similar to last week's figures), Thailand (85,143 new cases; 122.0 new cases per 100,000; a 10 per cent decrease), and Indonesia (17,250 new cases; 6.3 new cases per 100,000; a 26 per cent decrease).
The top court had expressed its satisfaction over guidelines framed by the Centre for issuing Covid death certificates and payment of compensation.
WHO said that with over 69,000 fatalities, the number of Covid-19 deaths reported during the period increased by 21 per cent week-on-wee
The recent rise in the death cases due to COVID-19 is due to the addition of the old fatalities that could not be timely reported, claims Dr Niraj Mishra
The Muslim community in the Capital City has demanded the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to allot them around five to seven acres of land which will resolve the immediate crisis like situation for burial of Coronavirus infected and Non-Coronavirus bodies.
While daily infections in Odisha continued to hover over 8k, the virus has claimed as many as 37 lives in the last 24 hours - the most in a day since the onset of the pandemic. The state's TPR stood at 14%.
The Supreme Court on Monday suggested there must be a uniform policy and also some guidelines for issuance of death certificates for those affected with Covid-19.
New Delhi: The death toll due to the novel coronavirus rose to 239 and the number of cases to 7,447 in the country on Saturday, according to the Union Health Ministry. While the number of active COVID-19 cases is 6,565, as many as 642 people were cured and discharged and one had migrated, it said. […]
Washington: The United States (US) has surpassed Italy as the country with the highest number of coronavirus deaths in the world as the fatalities as of Sunday reached 20,604, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. As of Sunday morning, Italy has reported 19,648 coronavirus deaths, placing it in the second position after the […]
New Delhi: With 1383 new cases and 50 fatalities in 24 hours, the total tally of novel coronavirus cases in India reached to 19,984 on Wednesday, health ministry said. In a morning update, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said, of the total cases at least 15474 are active cases of novel coronavirus, while […]
New Delhi: Before the lockdown and 30 days into the lockdown, India’s positivity rate has remained 4.5 per cent, despite a 24-fold increase in testing, the Centre said on Thursday. C.K. Mishra, the Chairman of the Empowered Group 2, said the percentage of positive cases as a ratio of testing is more or less the […]
Washington: US Food and Drug Agency approved the first “at-home test” for diagnosing COVID-19, said Dr. Stephen Hahn, who heads the agency. He said the president tasked him with cutting down “as many barriers as we possibly could to get products into the medical community”, the BBC reported. “We have done that, of course recognising […]
New Delhi: Doctors in the US have sounded alarm about people in their 30s and 40s dying of stroke because of coronavirus. The report said doctors sound an alarm about patients in their 30s and 40s left debilitated or dead. Some didn’t even know they were infected. The Washington Post reported that young and middle-aged […]