India had estimated 74 mn corona cases by August: Report

Around seven per cent of India’s population aged ten and above was exposed to SARS-CoV-2, amounting to an estimated 74.3 million infections by August, with the seroprevalence being highest in urban slum areas followed by urban non-slum and rural areas, as per the findings of ICMR’s second national serosurvey. Continue Reading

Difference between recovered and active Coronavirus cases increases in India

India has reported less than 50,000 daily new cases in the last 24 hours with 45,674 persons having tested positive for Covid-19. New daily cases have been trending downward since 15 October, according to Union Health Ministry. Continue Reading

Sharpest weekly drop in India’s Covid cases, recovery rate crosses 90%

Fresh Covid-19 infections recorded last week (19-25 October) in India were nearly 16 per cent less than the previous week’s tally while deaths from the virus fell by 19 per cent during this period. Continue Reading

India’s Covid-19 doubling time is now nearly 73 days

India is reporting an increase in the Covid-19 recoveries and a persistent decline in the percentage active cases. As a result, the doubling time of the infection has sharply improved. It is now almost 73 days (72.8 days). Continue Reading

4.2 lakh samples tested on Friday, highest so far: ICMR

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) today said a cumulative total of 1,58,49,068 samples have been tested up to 24 July with 4,20,898 samples being tested on Friday, the highest conducted in a day so far. Continue Reading

Covid-19: India sees 2,003 deaths in last 24 hours, cases up 3,54,065

India registered over 10,000 new coronavirus cases. Also, the nation recorded higest-ever death rate of 2,003 in the last 24 hours hours. Continue Reading