Data Intelligence Unit


Infographic: Indian cities with most active coronavirus cases

As Delhi overtakes Mumbai to become the city with most active coronavirus cases, here is a list of other worst-hit Indian cities.

Daily Covid-19 deaths in India among the highest in the world

On Saturday, July 4, India registered nearly 25,000 new cases, the third-highest after the United States and Brazil, and over 600 deaths, the second-highest only after Brazil.

India records highest growth in coronavirus deaths globally

India Today Data Intelligence Unit (DIU) analysed statistics for countries with more than 10,000 Covid-19 deaths and found that not only is India facing a high growth rate in terms of deaths, but also an upward sloping daily death curve.


Coronavirus spreads to every district of India

The novel coronavirus, which originated from Wuhan, has now spread to every district in India. For more, watch the full video.

Only 16 districts in India now have zero Covid-19 cases

There are now just 16 or fewer districts without a single case, and they are in Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Jammu & Kashmir.

7 Indian metros record 1,000 Covid cases every day

These seven cities account for over half of India’s cumulative coronavirus total, and accounted for nearly 12,000 new cases, or more than half of all new cases reported on July 3.

Covid spike in Karnataka as virus shifts from travelers to local sources

Over the last week, Karnataka has registered an unusual spike in Covid-19 cases. Given the fact that it is a large urbanised state with high migration, the growth in numbers was expected. But can the state keep up?


Impact of Unlock 1.0 on Covid-19 cases

Watch this video on how coronavirus cases have grown across the states after lockdown restrictions were eased in most parts of the country.

Explained: Why Assam is back under strict lockdown

Assam’s case count of 8,500 is just half of Haryana, despite being larger in population terms. However, since the end of May, it has seen an escalation in cases, and for the last two days, has had over 500 new cases each day.

Drastic dip in registration of new firms as financers feel Covid-19 pinch

The first clear sign of Covid's impact on the economy is the drastic decline in registration of new companies from February 2020. Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) data shows that most entrepreneurs have blocked their risk capital and are hesitant to invest in new ventures.

Major states flatten the wrong Covid-19 curve

India Today Data Intelligence Unit (DIU) analysed testing numbers of major states and found that many of them have either capped testing or haven't increased them substantially.


TikTok's global domination in danger after banned in India

Here's how TikTok beat WhatsApp recently to become the world’s most downloaded app, but it’s global domination could now be in danger after India banned the app. Watch graph.


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