07 Jun 2021

India states start reopening amid dip in Covid cases

India’s Covid-19 crisis has begun to clear up as case numbers continue to fall in major Indian states that were previously virus hotspots. Some regions and states such as the nation’s capital Delhi and financial hub Mumbai have begun to partially re-open. Just a few weeks ago, India witnessed a

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20 May 2021

India’s Covid-19 Daily Death Toll Hits World’s High

On Wednesday, India reported 4,529 deaths in just 24 hours, setting a new high for the amount of Covid-19 deaths in a single day. This was previously held by the US on January 12, when it recorded 4,475 deaths. This marks the ninth time that India has recorded more than

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19 May 2021

Indian navy recovers 22 bodies from barge sunk by Cyclone Tauktae

Cyclone Tauktae has caused the disappearance of dozens of people, marking the most powerful storm to hit the Indian region in more than two decades. The cyclone consisted of winds up to 130 per hour when it hit land in India’s Gujarat state late on Monday. The natural disaster has

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11 May 2021

Dozens of bodies wash up on the banks of Ganges River in India

On Monday, at least 71 bodies were pulled from the banks of the Ganges River in eastern India, according to authorities. The occurrence comes amid the second wave in India that has caused destruction across the country and sent its healthcare system into desperation due to exceeding capacities and oxygen

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05 May 2021

Huawei and ZTE left out of India’s 5G trials

In its preliminary 5G trials, India has left out equipment from Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE, becoming the latest country to take the firms out of its future 5G endeavors. India’s telecom ministry granted permission to a dozen firms, including Nokia and Ericsson, to conduct a six-month trial of 5G

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28 Apr 2021

India Surpasses 200,000 Covid Deaths Amid Surge

Over the past several weeks, India has been struggling with a massive surge in Covid-19 cases, with more Covid cases over the last week than any other country. India has also reported shortages in oxygen supplies, creating a healthcare system nightmare as patients in need of oxygen are not able

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21 Apr 2021

Oxygen leak leaves 22 Covid-19 patients dead in India

In Nashik city, India, at least 22 Covid patients have died in a hospital after the entity lost oxygen supply due to a leak. According to authorities, the incident occurred on Wednesday while an oxygen tanker was refilling the supply at the Zakir Hussain hospital. It is unclear how the

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19 Apr 2021

Delhi announces lockdown as Covid cases surge

Delhi, India’s capital city, has announced a return to severe lockdown measures for at least a week after a record spike in cases overwhelmed the city’s healthcare system. Government offices and essential services will remain open during the lockdown, which starts today. The city previously imposed a curfew, which was

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14 Apr 2021

‘A tsunami of cases’ creates desperation as Covid second wave batters India

In India, a new wave of cases is devastating the nation and surpassed medical professional’s worst expectations. When the cases started to drop in India and lockdown measures were partially lifted, residents took advantage and hosted large wedding parties, began to stop wearing masks, held political rallies, and other super-spreading

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29 Mar 2021

India suffers highest daily coronavirus infections in five months

On Monday, India reported its highest daily increase in Covid-19 cases in five months. The second wave within the country has been driven by surging infections in the Maharastra state, the country’s richest. On Monday, a total of 68,020 new Covid-19 cases were reported, representing the highest daily rise since

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