Second wave of Covid-19 Current Affairs, GK & News

Moody’s: Second Covid Wave Increased Banks’ Asset Risks

According to Moody’s Investors Service, second wave of Covid infections has increased the asset risks for Indian banks. Highlights According to it, second wave of coronavirus infections in India has exacerbated stress on individuals and small businesses. They were hit the hardest by the initial covid-19 outbreak. Thus, there are a number of factors to ..

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INSACOG report: Delta variant driving infections in India

A genome sequencing government consortium of Laboratories in India, INSACOG, stressed that breakthrough infections of coronavirus cases in India comprise a high proportion of Delta variant. Key Points INSACOG Highlights that, Continuing COVID-19 outbreaks in India are the result of Delta variant, susceptible population and reduced vaccine effectiveness in breaking the transmission. However, it adds, ..

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India’s chronic disease burden fuelled Covid waves

As per researchers from India and California, high levels of chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension in India has fuelled the brutal coronavirus waves. Highlights Findings from large-scale studies of Covid-19 highlighted that, patients from southern district of Madurai had higher risk of dying as compared to those in China, Europe, South Korea and U.S. ..

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Study: More than 13 million people died of covid in urban India

According to official statistics, less than 300,000 Indians have died due to covid-19 infection in 2021. However, according to latest data of YouGov-Mint-CPR Millennial Survey, this is a colossal underestimation of actual deaths. Key findings YouGov-Mint-CPR Millennial Survey was conducted online in between June-July 2021. It covered 10,285 respondents from households across 203 cities and ..

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