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Active COVID-19 cases in country decline to 86,415

Dec 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The active cases comprise 0.25 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.38 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.

Covid-19: 'It’s a terrible tragedy' US Surpasses 8,00,000 Deaths, Highest Toll Globally

Dec 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Covid-19: The United States has the highest reported death toll of any country in the world. The US accounts for approximately 4% of the world’s population but about 15% of the 5.3 million known deaths from the Covid-19, since the outbreak began in China two years ago.


Kerala Landslide: Eight People Dead So Far, Search For The Missing Continues

On Sunday, the Army, NDRF, police and the Fire Force have embarked on rescue operation along with the locals at Koottickal and Kokkayar panchayats where over a dozen people are reportedly missing.

Death Toll Rises To 5 In UP’s ‘Illegal’ Firecracker Factory Explosion

Oct 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

With one more injured worker in UP’s Shamli firecracker factory explosion succumbing to his injuries, the death toll has mounted to five.


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.

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13 August, 2021

Death Toll From Heavy Rain Induced Deluge In Northern Turkey Reaches 27

Associated Press (AP)

Heavy rainfalls that pounded the Black Sea coastal provinces of Bartin, Kastamonu, Sinop and Samsun on Wednesday caused the flooding that demolished homes and bridges and swept away cars.


23 July, 2021

Maharashtra Rain Fury: 36 People Die After Landslide In Coastal Raigad District

PTI

Thirty-six bodies have been recovered form landslide spot yet, however the toll is likely to rise, said police


22 July, 2021

China Floods: 33 Dead After Heaviest Rainfall In 1000 Years

PTI

Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million)


21 July, 2021

Oxygen Deaths: Reality Is The Biggest Casualty In Govt Denial

Ruben Banerjee

No matter what the govt says, the oxygen crisis claimed lives. Denying it means we have not learnt lessons.


21 July, 2021

India Sees Spike In Covid Fatalities As Maharashtra Revises Data: 3,998 New Deaths

Outlook Web Desk

Maharashtra revised its Covid data, adding 3,509 new deaths and pushing India's total death toll to over 4.18 lakh on Wednesday.


19 July, 2021

Mumbai Rains: Death Toll Climbs To 33, IMD Issues Red Alert

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray met with officials on Sunday amid an orange alert that has been sounded for the next five days.


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30 June, 2021

SC Directs Centre To Issue Norms For Providing Financial Help To Kin Of Covid-19 Victims

Outlook Web Bureau

The top court also directs the authorities to issue appropriate guidelines for simplification of process of issuance of death certificates for Covid fatalities.


19 June, 2021

Covid Death Toll In Brazil To Breach 500K Mark

Associated Press (AP)

Official data showed about 2,000 COVID-19 deaths per day in Brazil in the past week, representing one-fifth the global total.


12 June, 2021

After Bihar, Data Now Points At Under-Counting Of Covid Deaths In Madhya Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

A comparison of deaths in April-May before and during the pandemic has raised doubts whether Madhya Pradesh government is undercounting Covid deaths


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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