India logs 2,68,833 Covid cases, 402 deaths in a day; Omicron tally rises to 6,041

A total of 6,041 Omicron cases have been detected so far, an increase of 5.01 per cent since Friday, the data updated at 8 am showed. India registered 2,68,833 new Covid infections in a day taking the tally to 3,68,50,962, which includes 6,041 Omicron variant cases, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Saturday. … Read more

India’s Covid mortality maybe 6-7 times higher than officially reported: Study

A sub-survey of 57,000 adults showed similar increases in mortality with COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 deaths peaking similarly, they said. About 3.2 million people could have died from Covid in India by September last year, six-seven times higher than reported officially, according to a study based on one independent and two government data sources. The research, … Read more

Delhi: COVID-19 related deaths increase but fatality rate declines; here’s how

Currently, Delhi’s fatality rate is recorded at 2.04 per cent. COVID-19 cases in Delhi have been fluctuating ever since the pandemic broke out. Recently, the number of infected cases have been surging and so is the death toll. Till June, the National Capital recorded around 100 deaths for a few weeks but this number escalated … Read more