COVID-19

Constitute Covid Commission, pay Rs 4 Lakh compensation: Congress on WHO Report

New Delhi, May 07 (KMS): After the WHO released its report on the Covid deaths, the Congress has demanded the constitution of a Covid commission and a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to the families who lost their members in the pandemic. Addressing a press conference, Congress spokesperson Gaurav …

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Covid deaths in India 8 times higher than reported, claims Lancet study

New Delhi, May 06 (KMS): A new study by top medical journal, The Lancet has estimated that 22 per cent of all excess Covid deaths globally between 2020 and 2021 happened in India. India’s officially reported Covid deaths between the period of Lancet assessment are 4,80,000, nearly eight times lesser …

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India’s COVID-19 toll highest in the world, 10 times official figure

New Delhi, April 06 (KMS): A new estimate by World Health Organization says India accounts for almost a third of Covid deaths globally with a toll of 4.7 million — 10 times the official figure. According to data, the Covid pandemic has caused the deaths of nearly 15 million people …

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India sees slight increase in Covid cases

New Delhi, April 24 (KMS): India witnessed a slight increase in Covid-19 cases on Sunday, with 2,593 new infections reported in the last 24 hours, according to the latest data released by the Indian Health Ministry. This marks the fifth consecutive day India recorded more than 2,000 coronavirus infections. With …

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24 students test positive for Covid in NIT Srinagar

Srinagar, April 10 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Rapid antigen test (RAT) for Covid-19 returned positive for 24 students at National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Srinagar. In a letter to the Head of the Department, Social and Preventive Medicine, Govt Medical College, Srinagar, Block Medical Officer …

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IIOJK reports 40 fresh Covid positive cases

Srinagar, March 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, 40 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported. Kashmir valley registered 21 cases, Jammu 14 and Ladakh region registered five fresh cases. However, there was no death due to the virus in the last 24 hours, the officials said. Meanwhile, …

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India logs 5,921 new COVID-19 cases, 289 deaths

New Delhi, March 06 (KMS): With 5,921 people testing positive for the infection in a day, India’s COVID-19 case tally now stands at 429,57,477 and that of active cases at 63,878, showed the Indian Health Ministry data. The death toll from the pandemic has climbed to 514,878 with 289 fatalities …

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India records 11,499 fresh COVID-19 cases, 255 deaths

New Delhi, February 27 (KMS: With 11,499 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,29,05,844, according to the Indian Health Ministry data. The death toll climbed to 5,13,481 with 255 daily fatalities, the data stated. With this, the country recorded …

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‘Over 1.9m Indian kids lost a parent or caregiver to Covid’

New Delhi, February 25 (KMS): Around 19 lakh children in India have lost a parent or caregiver to Covid-19, according to a study published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, a UK-based, peer-reviewed medical journal, Thursday. The study said estimates for the number of children affected by Covid-associated orphanhood …

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IIOJK reports 217 fresh COVID cases

Srinagar, February 20 (KMS): Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir reported 217 new COVID positive cases. Kashmir valley reported 63, Jammu 103 and Ladakh region recorded 51 fresh positive cases, however, no COVID casualties were reported in the territory. Those who tested positive include 21 from Srinagar, four from Baramulla, …

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