According to the report, the life expectancy at birth in 2019 was 69.5 years for men and 72 years for women, which came down to 67.5 years and 69.8 years, respectively, in 2020.
According to the union minister, during the course of the pandemic, decisions were taken based on requirements. Covid protocols, such as maintaining physical distance, wearing masks and washing hands played a key role in controlling the further spread of the virus.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s pandemic response has focused on the ‘twin goals of saving both the lives and livelihoods’.
WHO, WFMH stress on a greater understanding of mental health issues, bridging the rich-poor gap vis-à-vis accessing medical help for disorders in a pandemic-hit world
The country's average daily death toll has hovered around 500 for a month, down sharply from more than 3,000 in April. Almost 45% of the population is fully vaccinated, and a booster shot is being administered to the elderly.
More than half the children who lost a primary caregiver during the pandemic are either Black or Hispanic Americans, which make up about 40 per cent of the US population, according to the study published Thursday by the medical journal Pediatrics.
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The 26,727 number is a sudden spike from the 18k fresh cases that India was recording two days ago. 277 fresh fatalities have been reported.
All police stations of Himachal Pradesh, for the first time, have started recording the data of all the suicides from January 1, 2021. The highest number of suicides,136, happened in the biggest district Kangra.
Decline of about 1500 cases has been seen since yesterday. The recovery rate is at 97.78%, the highest since March 2020.
282 fresh fatalities have been reported. The active cases are just 0.9% of the total infections - lowest since March 2020 while the recovery is at 97.77%
In 'Sunny', which is all set to premiere worldwide on Amazon Prime Video on September 23rd, Jayasurya plays the role of a musician.
The active cases in the country stand at 3,01,989 while 383 deaths have been reported.
252 deaths were reported in India in the past 24 hours.
For the past 10 days, the number of cases reported daily has fluctuated between 35k-26k. The active cases are the lowest in 188 days now.
Over 80 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.
To prevent Covid-19 spread, the city of New York has mandated vaccination certificates for delegates in the UN building for an upcoming annual debate. What will happen to the unvaccinated Brazil President, Jair Bolsonaro?
For the past 10 days, the number of cases reported daily has fluctuated between 43k-25k. On 6th September, 31,222 fresh cases were reported which then increased to 43,263 within two days. Is the third wave coming?
Pakistan's cricket captain Babar Azam, left, and Mohammad Rizwan celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan runs to celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, centre, hugs Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan after Pakistan won the the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
India's Mohammed Shami reacts after he was hit by three consecutive boundaries during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan reacts after hitting a six during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates