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COVID-19 Compendium: Official Information on COVID-19 Released by India and the WHO [HTML and PDF]

Greater Chennai Corporation staff collect a fine from a resident for not wearing a mask in violation of public health regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on November 30, in Chennai. Photo: K. Pichumani / The Hindu

Last updated: December 3, 2020, 6.22 p.m. IST. An up-to-date compilation of official information released by the Government of India from January 17, 2020, and the World Health Organisation (WHO). Links to articles published by The Hindu Centre on Politics and Public Policy on COVID-19, daily State-wise Status by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, all-India SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Testing Status by the Indian Council of Medical Research, and the WHO's Global Situation Reports and India Updates are also provided on this page.

COVID-19 updates from India and the World 

COVID-19 Statewise Status - December 2020
(Last updated on December 3, 2020; 11.55 a.m.)
Source: MoHFW, Government of India
WHO Global Situation Reports on COVID-19 [External Link] Source: World Health Organization
PIB Daily Bulletin on COVID19 - December 2020
(Last updated on December 3, 2020; 5.40 p.m.)

Source: PIB, Government of India
The WHO's India Updates on COVID-19, Updates 1-39.
(Last updated on October 26, 2020) [PDF 4.83 MB]

Source: World Health Organization - India
Daily Updates from Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi (ICMR) [External Link]
Source: ICMR, New Delhi
Find answers about Coronavirus. [External Link]
Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency

PIB Press Releases – COVID-19

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Press Releases in December

December 3, 2020

1088. Daily Recoveries outnumbering daily New Cases ensures steady decline in the Active Caseload. Active Caseload falls below 4.5% of the Total Cases - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India has reported more daily recoveries than the daily new cases during the past 24 hours. While 35,551 persons were found to be infected with COVID in India, during the same period, India has registered 40,726 new recoveries. It has led to a net decline of 5,701 cases from the total Active Caseload in the last 24 hours. 11.25 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1677931]. Click here for PDF.

December 2, 2020

1087. Health Ministry releases SOP on Preventive Measures in Markets to contain spread of COVID-19 - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has issued Standard operating Procedures (SOPs) on the preventive and precautionary measures to be followed to contain the spread of COVID19 in the country. These are as follows: 2.03 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1677644]. Click here for PDF.

1086. India's Active Caseload drops to 4.28 Lakh after 132 days. Daily New Cases at around 30K for the past three days - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India’s total Active Caseload had significantly dropped to 4.28 lakh (4,28,644) today. This is the lowest after 132 days. The total active cases were 4,26,167 on 23rd July, 2020. There has been a sustained decrease in the number of active cases. India’s present active caseload consists of just 4.51% of India’s Total Positive Cases. 11.30 a.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1677603]. Click here for PDF.

December 1, 2020

1085. We have a collective responsibility to create awareness about vaccine effectiveness and safety: Health Secretary - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Maharashtra shows decline in active cases in the last month Initial causality assessment did not necessitate stoppage of clinical trials for vaccines: DG, ICMR. 7.39 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1677470]. Click here for PDF.

 

1084. India's Active Caseload further contracts to 4.35 Lakhs - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

India's active cases today stand at 4,35,603, much below the 5-lakh mark. The share of Active Cases in the total Positive Cases has further shrunk to 4.60%. 12.12 p.m. IST. Read more... [https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1677317]. Click here for PDF.

 

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Related Articles on COVID-19 published by The Hindu Centre
 

Jacob, N. 2020. Sewage Testing as a Pandemic Monitoring Tool, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, September 10.

Chaturvedi, S. 2020. Pandemic Exposes Weaknesses in India’s Disaster Management Responses, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, September 3.

Mudliar, P. 2020. A Reality Check on India’s Search for Digital Utopia, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, August 28.

Ebenezer, R. 2020. Ensuring Zero Tolerance for all Forms of Forced Labour, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, July 14.

Ngullie, O. G. and Ansari, A. A. 2020. India’s Public Distribution System and the Pandemic – Revisiting Delhi’s Beneficiaries, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, June 26.

Vijay, G. and Gudavarthy, A. 2020. A Pandemic as a Political Reality Check, The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, April 15.


 

Resources

COVID-19 Compendium: Official Information on COVID-19 Released by India and the WHO in November [HTML and PDF]

Full Text: 50 million cases of COVID-19 reported to WHO; more than 1.2 million people have lost their lives: WHO Director-General

COVID-19: Press Releases and Updates in October by the Government of India and WHO [HTML and PDF]

NSO Report: Time use in India - 2019

Household Social Consumption on Education in India

COVID-19: Press Releases and Updates in September by the Government of India and WHO [HTML and PDF]

JNMF Online Publication: Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru [External link]

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COVID-19: Press Releases and Updates in August by the Government of India and WHO [HTML and PDF]

COVID-19: Press Releases and Updates in July by the Government of India and WHO [HTML and PDF]

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COVID-19: Press Releases and Updates in June by the Government of India and WHO [HTML and PDF]

COVID-19: Press Releases and Updates in May by the Government of India and the World Health Organization [HTML and PDFs]

Links to Free Online Resources for Scholars

COVID-19: Press Releases and Updates in April by the Government of India and the World Health Organization [HTML and PDFs]

COVID-19: Press Releases and Updates in March by the Government of India and the World Health Organisation [HTML and PDFs]

COVID-19: Press Releases and Updates in February by the Government of India and the World Health Organisation [HTML and PDFs]

COVID-19: Press Releases and Updates in January by the Government of India and the World Health Organisation [HTML and PDFs]

Women and Men in India 2019 [PDF 2.02 MB]