1. Behind the Numbers: India Has Managed to Contain Covid-19 Deaths Despite Surge in Cases  News18
  2. Lockdown saved 37,000-78,000 lives, averted 14 lakh-29 lakh Covid-19 cases: Govt  Livemint
  3. Coronavirus | ‘Zero cases by May 16’ forecast was misinterpreted, says NITI Aayog member V.K. Paul  Frontline
  4. COVID-19: Nationwide tally sees 6,000-plus spike; Govt says lockdown averted lakhs of cases  Times of India
  5. Pre-lockdown doubling rate of Covid-19 cases was 3.4 days, now it is 13.3: Govt  Livemint
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Germany, which was hailed as a model for containment of Covid-19 deaths, has a cases/deaths ratio similar to India.Germany, which was hailed as a model for containment of Covid-19 deaths, has a cases/deaths ratio similar to India.

Behind the Numbers: India Has Managed to Contain Covid-19 Deaths Despite Surge in Cases

On April 24, NITI Aayog member made a presentation detailing lockdown impact.On April 24, NITI Aayog member made a presentation detailing lockdown impact.

Coronavirus | ‘Zero cases by May 16’ forecast was misinterpreted, says NITI Aayog member V.K. Paul - The Hindu

Ministry of Statistics & Indian Statistical Institute study found around 20 lakh virus cases, 54,000 deaths were averted due to lockdown.As per BCG model, lockdown saved between 1.2-2.1 lakh lives, number of Covid-19 cases averted is between 36-70 lakh, says govtMinistry of Statistics & Indian Statistical Institute study found around 20 lakh virus cases, 54,000 deaths were averted due to lockdown.As per BCG model, lockdown saved between 1.2-2.1 lakh lives, number of Covid-19 cases averted is between 36-70 lakh, says govt

Lockdown saved 37,000-78,000 lives, averted 14 lakh-29 lakh Covid-19 cases: Govt

The lockdown in India has been a timely, graded, proactive and pre-emptive public health measure to fight the pandemic and has been part and parcel of the government's overall strategy, Dr V K Paul, member (health), NITI Aayog, and chairman of the Empowered Group 1, told a media briefing on the COVID-19 situation.The lockdown in India has been a timely, graded, proactive and pre-emptive public health measure to fight the pandemic and has been part and parcel of the government's overall strategy, Dr V K Paul, member (health), NITI Aayog, and chairman of the Empowered Group 1, told a media briefing on the COVID-19 situation.

14-29 lakh COVID-19 cases averted due to lockdown, 37,000-78,000 lives saved: Government - The Economic Times

“Parcel Special Services: Enabling quick transportation of essential goods, Railways ran Parcel Special Trains over 89 routes across the nation. A total of 3,255 trains have run until now delivering essential commodities amidst the COVID-19 lockdown 🚅”

Piyush Goyal on Twitter: "Parcel Special Services: Enabling quick transportation of essential goods, Railways ran Parcel Special Trains over 89 routes across the nation. A total of 3,255 trains have run until now delivering essential commodities amidst the COVID-19 lockdown 🚅… https://t.co/i1nRZJuofS"

“Big test for @afneil too. The BBC’s scrupulously impartial politics presenter somehow managed to publish an entire Covid-19 diary by Mrs Cummings that made no mention whatsoever of the lockdown-busting 250-mile drive north. Those Barclay brothers cheques don’t sign themselves...”

James O'Brien on Twitter: "Big test for @afneil too. The BBC’s scrupulously impartial politics presenter somehow managed to publish an entire Covid-19 diary by Mrs Cummings that made no mention whatsoever of the lockdown-busting 250-mile drive north. Those Barclay brothers cheques don’t sign themselves..."

“Lab spokesperson: “Lockdown rules were v clear: if anyone in your household was suspected of having Covid you must immediately self-isolate and not leave the house. However, the PM’s Chief Adviser appears to believe that it’s one rule for him and another for the British people.””

Lewis Goodall on Twitter: "Lab spokesperson: “Lockdown rules were v clear: if anyone in your household was suspected of having Covid you must immediately self-isolate and not leave the house. However, the PM’s Chief Adviser appears to believe that it’s one rule for him and another for the British people.”"

“We had the world's most brutal Lockdown at 4 hours notice, 52 days after1st Covid case. During this, Trump's visit celebrated & MP govt toppled. No experts were consulted before Lockdown & no planning for Jobs, economy & migrants. Covid cases >300x since then. No accountability?”

Prashant Bhushan on Twitter: "We had the world's most brutal Lockdown at 4 hours notice, 52 days after1st Covid case. During this, Trump's visit celebrated & MP govt toppled. No experts were consulted before Lockdown & no planning for Jobs, economy & migrants. Covid cases >300x since then. No accountability?"

In numbers, India is only consistently behind the US, Russia and Brazil. It has invariably overtaken other hotspots of Covid-19 over the past few days in reporting fresh cases every 24 hours.In numbers, India is only consistently behind the US, Russia and Brazil. It has invariably overtaken other hotspots of Covid-19 over the past few days in reporting fresh cases every 24 hours.

India is a global coronavirus hotspot for days. Is Covid-19 peaking now? - News Analysis News

Dr V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog, said the lockdown decision “by the Prime Minister was early and timely”, and “the way the country effectively implemented it, is an international example”.Dr V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog, said the lockdown decision “by the Prime Minister was early and timely”, and “the way the country effectively implemented it, is an international example”.

Lockdown has averted 14-29 lakh infections, 37-71,000 deaths: Govt | India News,The Indian Express

India recorded the highest single-day spike in the novel coronavirus cases on Friday morning, with more than 6,000 new cases of infections taking the country tally to 1.18 lakh. India recorded the highest single-day spike in the novel coronavirus cases on Friday morning, with more than 6,000 new cases of infections taking the country tally to 1.18 lakh. 

India coronavirus, COVID-19 live updates, May 23: 2,608 new cases take Maharashtra's total to 47,190, death count at 1,577 | India News | Zee News

The data made public by Dr Paul on Friday was an outcome of analysis performed by at least five different agencies.The data made public by Dr Paul on Friday was an outcome of analysis performed by at least five different agencies.

Lockdown 1.0 & 2.0 Helped Avert Around 1.4 To 2.9 Million Additional COVID-19 Cases And 37,000 To 78,000 Deaths: Govt

Lockdown 1 and 2 managed to avert between 1.4 and 2.9 million coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases and 54,000 deaths ,according to government data released by Niti Aayog member Vinod Paul on Friday.Lockdown 1 and 2 managed to avert between 1.4 and 2.9 million coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases and 54,000 deaths ,according to government data released by Niti Aayog member Vinod Paul on Friday.

Curbs during lockdown averted up to 78,000 deaths: Govt - india news - Hindustan Times

India recorded the biggest single-day jump in the number of coronavirus cases with 6,654 new patients in the last 24 hours that takes the total to 1,25,101 cases, the Union Health Ministry said today. The country has registered 3,720 deaths linked to COVID-19 so far. India recorded the biggest single-day jump in the number of coronavirus cases with 6,654 new patients in the last 24 hours that takes the total to 1,25,101 cases, the Union Health Ministry said today. The country has registered 3,720 deaths linked to COVID-19 so far. 

Live Coronavirus India Updates: COVID-19 Outbreak Confined To Limited Areas Due To Lockdown, Says Centre

As per latest reports, around 1,18,447 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported in the country. Out of them, 48,534 have been successfully treated while 3,583 have succumbed to the deadly disease.As per latest reports, around 1,18,447 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported in the country. Out of them, 48,534 have been successfully treated while 3,583 have succumbed to the deadly disease.

ICMR expands HCQ usage for COVID; claims Indian studies found positive resultsICMR expands HCQ usage for COVID; claims Indian studies found positive results

COVID-19: Govt presents studies on past ‘gains’ but silent on future

“These lockdowns allowed us to avoid an exponential rise in cases and line up our resources to tackle the pandemic in a much better way,” said Dr VK Paul in a briefing“The lockdown allowed us to avoid an exponential rise in cases and line up our resources to tackle the pandemic in a much better way,” said Dr VK Paul in a briefing

Up to 78,000 COVID-19 deaths, 29 lakh cases may have been averted due to lockdown: Centre- The New Indian Express

The first two phases of the lockdown led to 14-29 lakh COVID-19 cases being averted while the number of lives saved in that period was between 37,000 and 78,000, the government said on Friday citing various studies, and asserted that the unprecedented shutdown has paid 'rich dividends' in the fight The first two phases of the lockdown led to 14-29 lakh COVID-19 cases being averted while the number of lives saved in that period was between 37,000 and 78,000, the government said on Friday citing various studies, and asserted that the unprecedented shutdown has paid 'rich dividends' in the fight against the pandemic.

14-29 lakh COVID-19 cases averted due to lockdown, 37000-78000 lives saved: Govt | India News – India TV

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): India has averted between 1.5 million-3 million COVID-19 cases on average due to lockdown, said the government on Friday cited various statistical models.New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): India has averted between 1.5 million-3 million COVID-19 cases on average due to lockdown, said the government on Friday cited various statistical models.

Government cites various statistical models, says averted between 1.4 million-2.9 million cases due to lockdown

Aditi Tandon Tribune News Service New Delhi, May 22 The Union Government, on Friday, said lockdowns were the right way forward towards COVID-19 management and claimed that India had averted up to 2Case growth rate dropped from 23 per cent on April 3 to 5.4 per cent on May 22 The Union Government, on Friday, said lockdowns were the right way forward towards COVID-19 management and claimed that India had averted up to 29 lakh cases and 78,000 deaths due to the first two spells of the lockdown, that ended on May 15.

India averted 29 lakh cases, 78,000 deaths with first two lockdowns: Govt : The Tribune India

NITI Aayog member Dr V K Paul said, "You can imagine how it would have been if growth had continued at 22 per cent. The doubling time has come down from 3.5 days to 13.5 days because of the lockdown."NITI Aayog member Dr V K Paul said, "You can imagine how it would have been if growth had continued at 22 per cent. The doubling time has come down from 3.5 days to 13.5 days because of the lockdown."

At least 14-29 lakh Covid cases averted due to early lockdown: Govt | India News,The Indian Express

India has managed to avert an estimated 20 lakh cases of COVID-19 and saved 54,000 lives due to the nationwide lockdown, the government said on FridayIndia has managed to avert an estimated 20 lakh cases of COVID-19 and saved 54,000 lives due to the nationwide lockdown, the government said on Friday

Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

Amid rising political criticism of the lockdown, Modi government’s top healthcare adviser on Friday claimed the nationwide restrictions had averted an estimated 37,000-78,000 deaths and 14-29 lakh cases of COVID-19. The claims came on a day when India witnessed the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases – 6,088, taking the total confirmed cases to 1,18,447. The death tollAmid rising political criticism of the lockdown, Modi government’s top healthcare adviser on Friday claimed the nationwide restrictions had averted an estimated 37,000-78,000 deaths and 14-29 lakh

14-29 lakh COVID-19 cases averted due to lockdown, 37,000-78,000 lives saved: Govt | Deccan Herald

The graph presented by Niti Aayog member V.K. Paul on 24 April had suggested the number of Covid-19 cases would start declining from the first week of May.The graph presented by Niti Aayog member V.K. Paul on 24 April had suggested the number of Covid-19 cases would start declining from the first week of May.

Govt apologises for ‘misconception’ month after graph said India to halt Covid spread by May

The graph presented by Niti Aayog member V.K. Paul on 24 April had suggested the number of Covid-19 cases would start declining from the first week of May.The graph presented by Niti Aayog member V.K. Paul on 24 April had suggested the number of Covid-19 cases would start declining from the first week of May.

Govt apologises for ‘misconception’ month after graph said India to halt Covid spread by May

The coronavirus lockdown led to 14-29 lakh COVID-19 cases being averted while the number of lives saved in that period was between 37,000 and 78,000, the government said on Friday citing various studies, and asserted that the unprecedented shutdown has paid 'rich dividends' in the fight against the pandemic.The coronavirus lockdown led to 14-29 lakh COVID-19 cases being averted while the number of lives saved in that period was between 37,000 and 78,000, the government said on Friday citing various studies, and asserted that the unprecedented shutdown has paid 'rich dividends' in the fight against the pandemic.

Lockdown saved 37,000-78,000 lives, averted 14-29 lakh COVID-19 cases - Oneindia News

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