Editorial: Create confidence

On day two of the nationwide vaccination drive on Sunday, the Union government said a total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries were inoculated with Covid-19 vaccine so far, out of which only 447 adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) were reported. Continue Reading

Editorial: Jungle book

Today is Global Tiger Day, a day to celebrate India’s national animal. Contrary to earlier years when declining tiger population was a cause of concern for activists and animal lovers, a latest report has brought joy to them by claiming that tiger population is rising at six per cent per annum from 2006-18. Continue Reading

India sees record 507 Covid-19 deaths in single day; new infections – 18,653

With new coronavirus infections being reported daily in India, what is worrying is the death rate. The country saw 507 deaths – the biggest one-day jump so far. Continue Reading

India’s Covid-19 cases jumps to 4,40,215; death toll 14,011

India’s coronavirus cases is nearing 4.50 lakh, according to Union Health Ministry data released this morning. Continue Reading

India’s Covid-19 mortality rate at 2.83%

With 357 more patients succumbing to Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the toll across India has reached 8,102 as of today. This takes the mortality rate to 2.83 per cent. Continue Reading