Data story: India records 18,930 new Covid cases, 35 deaths on Thursday

India reported an increase of 4,245 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 119,457. The country is twenty-fourth among the most affected countries globally by active cases. On July 7, it added 18,930 cases to take its total caseload to 43,566,739. And, with 35 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll … Read more

Malaysia reports 3,561 new coronavirus cases, five deaths in last 24 hour

Malaysia reported 3,561 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Wednesday, bringing the national total to 4,582,302, according to the health ministry. There are nine new imported cases, with 3,552 cases being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed. Five new deaths have been reported, pushing the … Read more

Mumbai reports 695 new Covid-19 cases, zero deaths; positivity rate at 6.3%

Mumbai on Wednesday reported 695 new coronavirus infections, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said. For the first time since June 13, no COVID-19-related death was reported in India’s financial capital, he added. A day before, the city had recorded 659 cases and one death. On the sixth … Read more

Covid-19: Mumbai reports 761 fresh cases, three deaths; active count 7,671

Mumbai on Sunday recorded 761 new coronavirus positive cases and three fatalities, the city civic body said. With this addition, the city’s overall infection tally rose to 11,15,042 and death toll to 19,617. Of the 761 new patients, 720 are asymptomatic, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said in its bulletin. Of the … Read more

Manipur landslide deaths rise to 42, rains affect search for missing 20

The death toll in the landslide at a railway construction site in Manipur’s Noney district rose to 42 on Sunday evening as eight more bodies were found from under the debris, officials said. Twenty people are still missing with heavy rains and fresh landslides impeding the search operations since Saturday, he said. … Read more

Maharashtra records 2,962 new Covid cases, 6 deaths in last 24 hrs

Maharashtra on Sunday recorded 2,962 COVID-19 cases, including 761 in Mumbai, and one more patient of BA.4 sub-variant of Omicron besides six fatalities, the health department said in a bulletin. With the latest additions, Maharashtra’s tally of infections rose to 79,85,296 and the COVID-19 death toll to 1,47,940. … Read more