Covid Deaths
India  /  Published 23.09.21

Covid: SC happy at ex-gratia move

The Supreme Court Thursday appreciated the Centre's step to grant ex-gratia assistance to the kin of those who died due to COVID-19 saying it has to take judicial notice of the fact that what Indi...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 23.09.21

Kerala: Covid death list soon

  The list of those who succumbed to COVID-19 was being updated based on the new guidelines of the Centre, Kerala Health Minister Veena George said on Thursday. The minister, speaking to report...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 23.09.21

Covid: Govt offers Rs 50,000 ex gratia

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the family of each Covid dead would be awarded an ex gratia of Rs 50,000 and that the states would pay the money from the state disaster relief fund...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.09.21

Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to Covid victims' kin: Govt

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has recommended that Rs 50,000 be given to the kin of those who died of Covid-19, the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday. It said that ex...

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

Covid: 537 new infections in Bengal

Bengal on Tuesday recorded 93 straight days of a fall in its overall number of active Covid-19 cases, with 537 new infections, 592 recoveries and 14 deaths. Covid-19 active cases in the state fell by...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

635 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Sunday logged 13 weeks or 91 days of a non-stop fall in its total of active Covid-19 cases, with 635 new infections, 685 recoveries and 11 deaths. Active cases fell by 61 to 7,906. Calcutta...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.21

5cr jabs given in Bengal

 Bengal on Saturday recorded 728 new Covid-19 infections, 757 recoveries and 12 deaths. The state’s active cases fell by 41 to 7,967, less than 8,000 for the first time since April 2, 169 ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Covid: 719 more cases in Bengal

Bengal on Friday logged 719 new Covid-19 cases, 727 recoveries and nine deaths. Total active Covid-19 cases fell by 17 to 8,008 on Friday, with 89 straight days of a fall. Calcutta logged 138 new in...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.09.21

Covid: Estimated human and economic toll high

India’s Covid-19 deaths may be four to 11 times higher than officially reported and may spawn economic losses equivalent to 30 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product, researchers...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.09.21

Wall of Grief: Memorial for Covid victims

Till now, burning pyres on sprawling grounds and riverbeds and overflowing crematoriums had borne testimony to the enormity of the tragedy. Now, those who died during the pandemic in India are being i...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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