Data story: India logs 4,272 new Covid cases; active tally at 40,750

India on September 29 reported a decrease of 229 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 40,750. The country is thirty-eighth among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On September 29, it added 4,272 cases to take its total caseload to 44,583,360. And, with 27 new fatalities, including 16 more reconciled … Read more

Wall Street titans to join Nov 2 summit in Hong Kong as COVID rules relaxed By Reuters

© Reuters. By Scott Murdoch and Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) -The heads of some of the world’s top banks and asset managers will attend an investment summit in Hong Kong on Nov. 2, the city’s financial regulator said on Thursday, signalling a re-opening of the financial hub after strict pandemic-linked curbs. Goldman Sachs Group … Read more

No link between heart dysfunction, Covid booster vaccines in India: Experts

  New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Clearing the air around the effects of a booster dose of the vaccines, the health experts have said that there is no definite link between heart dysfunction and the precaution doses of the COVID shots. With social media flooded with questions revolving around the … Read more

‘Covid disruption has not subsided’: Allianz warns of workplace fallout – Daily – Insurance News

Allianz Australia has cautioned the worst of the pandemic is not over as long-term disruptions to workplaces around the country are emerging, possibly affecting workers’ compensation claims if left unchecked. Research released today by the insurer found the public health crisis has brought “extreme” workplace disturbances, with employees now starting to have a different perspective … Read more

Data story: India adds 3,615 new Covid cases; death toll at 528,584

India on September 28 reported a decrease of 1,379 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 40,979. The country is thirty-seventh among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On September 28, it added 3,615 cases to take its total caseload to 44,579,088. And, with 22 new fatalities, including eight more reconciled … Read more

Spike protein vaccines may help fight Covid variants: IIT-M study

Spike protein vaccines may be effective against multiple variants of the coronavirus (SARS COV-2), according to a study by researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras). The spike protein is one of the four major proteins found in coronaviruses; it helps the Sars-CoV-2 virus to latch on to a host cell and, … Read more

COVID Virus, Like Cat Urine, Can Cause Physical Loss

Citing decisions that found insurance coverage was owed for contamination caused by cat urine and gasoline vapors, the Vermont Supreme Court broke from courts across the nation and found that SARS-CoV-2 can cause a direct physical loss to property. The 3-2 decision released Friday revived a lawsuit filed by Huntington Ingalls Industries — which the … Read more

Data story: India records 4,777 new Covid cases; 23 deaths in 24 hrs

India on September 25 reported a decrease of 442 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 43,994. The country is thirty-fifth among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On September 25, it added 4,777 cases to take its total caseload to 44,568,114. And, with 23 new fatalities, including 11 more reconciled … Read more

Vermont high court first to rule in policyholders’ favor in COVID litigation

The Vermont Supreme Court on Friday became the first state high court to rule in policyholders’ favor in COVID-19-related business interruption litigation, holding in a divided ruling that the virus may have caused direct physical damage. The 3-2 ruling in Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. et al. v. Ace American Insurance Co. et al. overturned a … Read more

Covid primary cause of death in 70 Delhi patients, incidental in 84 in Aug

Over 53 per cent of the Covid-related deaths reported in August in Delhi was of people who had succumbed due to co-morbodities or other causes but the coronavirus infection was “incidental”, according to official data. As per the data shared by authorities, in cases of 70 fatalities in the month of August, … Read more