India reports 2,202 fresh Covid-19 cases, 27 deaths; active cases at 17,317

India reported 2,202 new Covid-19 infections and 27 fatalities in the last 24 hours ending 8 am on Monday. With this, the active cases in the country dipped to 17,317. India’s total tally of cases has reached 4,31,23,801, while the death toll was recorded at 5,24,241.
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North Korea reports 8 new Covid deaths as Kim laments virus response

North's emergency anti-virus headquarters said more than 1.2 million people fell ill amid rapid spread of Covid since late April. The eight new deaths reported in the 24 hours through 6 pm Sunday brought its death toll to 50. Kim blasted officials over slow medicine deliveries and ordered his military to respond to COVID-19 crisis.
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Covid-19 fourth wave: India records 2,202 new infections, 27 fatalities in...

COVID-19 cases rose to 4,31,23,801, while active cases dipped to 17,317, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The death toll climbed to 5,24,241 with 27 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am on Monday. The active cases comprised 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate was 98.74 per cent.
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K Srinath Reddy writes: To tackle Covid, lessons from flood preparedness

The Indian count of Covid infected persons, as identified by tests, has risen since April. The actual numbers infected or reinfected would be much higher, as many who were asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic would not have gotten tested. Most of those who became severely ill were either unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated.
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North Korea reports 8 deaths as Kim laments Covid response

North Korea's emergency anti-virus headquarters says more than 1.2 million people fell ill amid a rapid spread of fever since late April. The eight new deaths reported in the 24 hours through 6 p.m. Sunday brought its death toll to 50. Experts say North Korea likely lacks testing supplies and equipment to confirm coronavirus infections in large numbers.
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27 more infected with Covid in Chandigarh tricity area

As many as 27 fresh infections of Covid-19 were reported in Chandigarh on Sunday. On Saturday, 32 people had tested positive across the tricity. Most of the cases came from Mohali, followed by eight each from Chandagarh and Panchkula.
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Covid-19: Delhi Records 613 New Infections, Three More Deaths; Positivity...

Delhi on Sunday recorded 613 new Covid cases and three more deaths, while the positivity rate was 2.74 per cent. The city had on Saturday recorded 673 new cases and four deaths, the highest single-day fatality in over two months. The number of daily Covid-19 cases in Delhi had touched a record high of 28,867 on January 13 this year.
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Poor village women in UP’s Meerut eke out a living and how

Poor women of Amhera village in Meerut lost temporary jobs of maids and labourers during the peak Covid period and subsequent lockdowns. Idea was the brainchild of Atul Sharma, president, local NGO “Sankalp” The idea was conceptualised before the lockdown in 2020 but materialised during lockdown.
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Rajnath highlights India’s rising global stature, lays stress on self-reliance

Lucknow MP was speaking at the annual function of the Jan Kalyan Mahasamiti at Gomti Nagar Extension. Rajnath Singh said the World Health Organisation (WHO) has applauded India’s approach to the Covid pandemic. Even the United States had felt the impact of Covid and Ukraine crisis, he said.
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