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India’s cases decline 31% in week, daily 80,834 lowest in 73 days

June 13 (UPI) — India’s new coronavirus cases are diminishing, including a 31% decline in one week, as the Asian nation closes in on the United States with the most infections in the world. So far Sunday, the pandemic worldwide has caused the deaths of 3,816,474 people and infections were 176,590,623, according to tracking by…

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Why India’s Second COVID Surge Is So Much Worse Than the First

India’s relatively mild first wave of COVID last year intrigued scientists and led the country’s leadership to declare what turned out to be a very premature victory over the novel coronavirus. The current surge has been much more deadly. Some researchers and media outlets have pinned the blame on new viral variants, which early studies…

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India’s daily COVID-19 instances hit 45-day low in 2nd tide

May 29 (UPI) — India reported 173,790 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, marking its lowest single-day rise in 45 days. The new figure continues a downward trend in the past couple weeks, according to the BBC, amid a second wave that has left the country dealing with a shortage of oxygen supplies and hospital beds. The…

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India’s HCL to hire 1,000 tech professionals in the UK

Indian IT suppliers set to create thousands of IT jobs in the UK, which supports their intention to have more staff based closer to customers By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 19 May 2021 14:30 Indian IT services firm HCL has followed announcements by its fellow India-based IT giants and announced plans…

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Is India’s coronavirus death ‘paradox vanishing?

Travel for this story was supported by the Pulitzer Center.Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Heising-Simons Foundation.A team of researchers in rural Maharashtra state visits houses to track the spread of COVID-19 in India.PHOTO: RAJA SENGUPTAAt a tiny rural hospital about 1 hour’s drive northeast of Pune, India, in early April, workers loaded an…

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Play in India’s top cricket league suspended since nation’s covid figures spiral out of control

Cricket officials in India announced Tuesday that they are suspending play in the Indian Premier League as the country continues to be ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.In a statement, the Board of Control for Cricket in India said it “does not want to compromise on the safety of the players, support staff and the other…

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India’s COVID-19 cases rise by 392,488

5/5© Reuters. Patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) receives treatment inside the casualty ward at a hospital in New Delhi2/5NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s new coronavirus cases rose by 392,488, while deaths from COVID-19 jumped by 3,689 over the past 24 hours, according to health ministry data released on Sunday.India’s total case load now…

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India’s COVID-19 Variant: What We Know So Far

As COVID-19 cases overwhelm hospitals in India, a new coronavirus variant has emerged. Dubbed the “double mutant” variant and announced barely one month ago, already researchers are trying to figure out whether it could be causing the surge in cases — and what that could mean for the rest of the world. “We need to…

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India’s military helps accelerate medical equipment as pandemic surge sets disease record

India set another daily record for new coronavirus infections Saturday as the country’s health-care system buckled under a rampaging outbreak that has left dire shortages of oxygen tanks, medicines and hospital beds.Indian authorities said they are commandeering trains and using air force planes to speed up the distribution of medical supplies to hard-hit regions. Some…

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India’s Covid crisis: what is to blame?

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain India is reeling from a new coronavirus surge, stretching hospitals to the limit with dire shortages of beds, oxygen and drugs. With more than 2,000 people dying daily, AFP looks at the reasons for the vicious new wave and why the health care system is overwhelmed. ‘Herd immunity’ While the pandemic…