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COVID-19 Update: Daily case positivity rate falls down to 3.8%
COVID-19 Update: Daily case positivity rate falls down to 3.8%
Amid this, the daily average recoveries are surpassing the daily reported new cases
India News Network | Thu, Oct 22

COVID-19 Update: Actives cases remain below 7.5 lakh, recovery rate approaches 89%
COVID-19 Update: Actives cases remain below 7.5 lakh, recovery rate approaches 89%
Interestingly, Karnataka surpassed Maharashtra in the highest number of single day recoveries across India
India News Network | Wed, Oct 21

COVID-19 Update: India’s daily new cases below 50,000 for first time in 3 months
COVID-19 Update: India’s daily new cases below 50,000 for first time in 3 months
The number of new cases reported in the last 24 hours was the lowest since July 28
India News Network | Tue, Oct 20

COVID-19 Update: India keeps infections positivity rate below 8%, active cases below 8 lakhs
COVID-19 Update: India keeps infections positivity rate below 8%, active cases below 8 lakhs
India also reached another milestone of testing 9.5 crores samples so far
India News Network | Mon, Oct 19

COVID-19 Update: India keeps active cases below 8 lakhs for 2nd consecutive day
COVID-19 Update: India keeps active cases below 8 lakhs for 2nd consecutive day
Out of the total active cases, most of the cases remain in three states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala
India News Network | Sun, Oct 18

COVID-19: India's active caseload drops below 8 lakh for the first time since Sept 1
COVID-19: India's active caseload drops below 8 lakh for the first time since Sept 1
The total number of recovered cases have also crossed the 65-lakh mark
India News Network | Sat, Oct 17

COVID-19 vaccine: PM Modi wants robust distribution and delivery system for India, world
COVID-19 vaccine: PM Modi wants robust distribution and delivery system for India, world
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that efforts should not be limited to India’s immediate neighborhood but also the entire world
India News Network | Sat, Oct 17

COVID-19: Health Ministry sends special teams to Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal
COVID-19: Health Ministry sends special teams to Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal
The teams include a nodal officer, a public health expert, and a clinician
India News Network | Fri, Oct 16

COVID-19 Update: India keeps death rate below 2%, recoveries continue to surpass new cases
COVID-19 Update: India keeps death rate below 2%, recoveries continue to surpass new cases
Around 70,338 recoveries were reported in the past 24 hours; new cases were below 64,000
India News Network | Fri, Oct 16

PM Modi takes stock of COVID-19 vaccine development in India
PM Modi takes stock of COVID-19 vaccine development in India
PM Narendra Modi reviewed the research and vaccine deployment ecosystem against the COVID-19 pandemic
India News Network | Thu, Oct 15

COVID-19 Update: Cases doubling time increases as daily average goes down
COVID-19 Update: Cases doubling time increases as daily average goes down
The recovery rate is also increasing with each day hinting at a downward trend of COVID-19 in India
India News Network | Thu, Oct 15

COVID-19 Update: Recovery rate at all-time high of 87.05%
COVID-19 Update: Recovery rate at all-time high of 87.05%
The country also surpassed 9 crore total tests with 11,45,015 tests in the past 24 hours
India News Network | Wed, Oct 14

WHO lauds Aarogya Setu app, calls it an example of use of digital technology to fight COVID-19
WHO lauds Aarogya Setu app, calls it an example of use of digital technology to fight COVID-19
The World Health Organisation had earlier praised the efforts in containing COVID-19 in Dharavi, Mumbai
India News Network | Tue, Oct 13

COVID-19 update: At 55,342, India reports lowest single day cases in nearly two months
COVID-19 update: At 55,342, India reports lowest single day cases in nearly two months
The recovery rate is now at 86.78 per cent and active cases continue to be under 9 lakhs
India News Network | Tue, Oct 13

Dr Harsh Vardhan chairs Group of Ministers meet, says India can expect vaccine by early 2021
Dr Harsh Vardhan chairs Group of Ministers meet, says India can expect vaccine by early 2021
Priority sections of the population would have initial access to the vaccine based on WHO recommendations
India News Network | Tue, Oct 13

India keeps active COVID-19 cases under 9 lakhs, recoveries cross 61-lakh mark
India keeps active COVID-19 cases under 9 lakhs, recoveries cross 61-lakh mark
With this, the country's recovery rate for COVID-19 cases further rose to 86.36 per cent
India News Network | Mon, Oct 12

Infographics

Fighting COVID-19: PM Modi asks 7 states to focus on 60 districts
Fighting COVID-19: PM Modi asks 7 states to focus on 60 districts
Chairing a virtual meet on Wednesday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi re-emphasized the importance of tracing, testing and surveillance
India News Network Infographics Desk | Fri, Sep 25

India scales new heights in single-day Covid-19 recoveries
India scales new heights in single-day Covid-19 recoveries
By adopting focussed strategy and measures, India has been continuously reporting high number of recoveries
India News Network Infographics Desk | Sat, Sep 12

Videos

 India fights Covid-19: Aarogya Setu apps crosses 16 crore downloads
India fights Covid-19: Aarogya Setu apps crosses 16 crore downloads
India has the highest recovery rate globally with Daman and Diu and Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Andaman and Nicobar, and Bihar in the top three
India News Network Video Desk | Wed, Oct 7

Covid-19 Vaccine: Countries need to come together and pool resources, says WHO
Covid-19 Vaccine: Countries need to come together and pool resources, says WHO
The World Health Organisation’s Covax facility will try to ensure equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines
India News Network Video Desk | Tue, Aug 25

Disinformation

On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
An article in the publication ignores crucial information that is readily available in the public domain
Vinay Jha | Wed, Jun 24

BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
Indian officials say they will not hide facts from the public when the country reaches the community transmission stage.
Shankar Kumar | Mon, Jun 15

Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
The article cites instances without going into requisite detail and ends up being a misleading narrative
Vinay Jha | Sat, May 9