Jamie Mullick

Jamie Mullick

Jamie Mullick works as a chief content producer at Hindustan Times. He uses data and graphics to tell his stories.

Articles by Jamie Mullick
Heavy Traffic on Western Express Highway near Pathan Wadi bridge at Malad in Mumbai. ( ANI)
Heavy Traffic on Western Express Highway near Pathan Wadi bridge at Malad in Mumbai. ( ANI)

The return of traffic congestion

UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 07:48 PM IST
  • The firm’s traffic data is powered by 600 million connected devices ranging from cellphone carrier data to vehicular GPS data.
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People wearing protective face masks wait for passengers to arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport.(REUTERS)
People wearing protective face masks wait for passengers to arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport.(REUTERS)

How Covid-19 pandemic hit the states

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 06:00 AM IST
In terms of case fatality ratio (CFR), in Meghalaya, 8.3% of people getting infected were dying — the highest proportion in the country — followed by Madhya Pradesh (5.3%) and Gujarat (5.0%).
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On March 25, India went into what was one of the strictest lockdowns in the world.(Bloomberg)
On March 25, India went into what was one of the strictest lockdowns in the world.(Bloomberg)

Resuming life after Covid-19 lockdown

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 05:33 AM IST
Google publishes Covid-19 Community Mobility Reports for 131 countries to show how the lockdown affected the movement of people.
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What transpired through the year was a global pandemic of a scale not seen since the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic.(Getty images)
What transpired through the year was a global pandemic of a scale not seen since the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic.(Getty images)

The rise of data as an antivirus

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 05:33 AM IST
Covid-19 triggered the biggest public data-gathering exercise in history, enabling scientists and data experts to break down, analyse and study how the infection behaved, and to save lives
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India’s infection rate peaked in the middle of September, with the seven-day average of daily cases touching 93,617.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
India’s infection rate peaked in the middle of September, with the seven-day average of daily cases touching 93,617.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Covid-19: India’s daily cases, deaths hit lowest level in half a year

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 05:17 AM IST
In the past week, India has, on average, reported 299 new Covid-19 deaths a day, and 21,785 new infections daily.
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A health care worker collects swab sample of the passengers at Dadar station in Mumbai on Friday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
A health care worker collects swab sample of the passengers at Dadar station in Mumbai on Friday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

10 million Covid+, but India on recovery road

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 07:04 AM IST
India’s first wave of infections peaked in the middle of September with the seven-day average of daily cases touching 93,617. This number has been receding at a rapid pace since, and in the last week has touched 26,851 – a decrease of over 71%.
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Healthcare workers during Covid-19 screening and swab test at Goregaon in Mumbai on Tuesday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Healthcare workers during Covid-19 screening and swab test at Goregaon in Mumbai on Tuesday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Number Theory| Covid-19: Why India is on the right track now

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 05:07 AM IST
On Monday, 2.2% of samples tested across India came back positive – the lowest single-day positivity rate reported since April 25 (also 2.2%).
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Nepalese counterpart Bidya Devi Bhandari announced the new height of the tallest mountain in the world through an exchange of letters.(AP file photo)
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Nepalese counterpart Bidya Devi Bhandari announced the new height of the tallest mountain in the world through an exchange of letters.(AP file photo)

Mount Everest ‘grows’ as China, Nepal agree on new height

By Sutirtho Patranobis and Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, Beijing/New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 06:50 AM IST
Nepal until now had recognised the height of the mountain as 8,848m as measured by the Survey of India in 1954.
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A health care worker warms himself on a portable heater as others give coronavirus tests at a Covid drive-thru testing center at Bergen Community College, as the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continues, in Paramus, New Jersey.(Reuters photo)
A health care worker warms himself on a portable heater as others give coronavirus tests at a Covid drive-thru testing center at Bergen Community College, as the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continues, in Paramus, New Jersey.(Reuters photo)

Deadliest day ever in US sets alarming trend

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 02:46 PM IST
The United States on Wednesday recorded its deadliest day, with more than 2,800 people losing their lives to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), surpassing the previous record set on April 21.
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A health worker in PPE coveralls collects swab samples for Covid-19 test, at Anand Vihar Bus Terminal in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, December 2, 2020.(Amal KS/HT photo)
A health worker in PPE coveralls collects swab samples for Covid-19 test, at Anand Vihar Bus Terminal in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, December 2, 2020.(Amal KS/HT photo)

Why Delhi may be on right track in Covid-19 fight

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 07:20 AM IST
The third wave of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections in Delhi has started showing clear signs of receding with new cases dropping steadily over the past few weeks.
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Pedestrians pass by the Covid-19 Empty Chair Memorial on display at Campagnone Common in Lawrence, Massachusetts, US. Each chair represents a person from Lawrence who has died from coronavirus.(AP)
Pedestrians pass by the Covid-19 Empty Chair Memorial on display at Campagnone Common in Lawrence, Massachusetts, US. Each chair represents a person from Lawrence who has died from coronavirus.(AP)

Covid-19: Deaths, cases breaking global records

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 04:18 AM IST
Over the past week, daily deaths have surpassed the previous peak witnessed in early April.
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Pedestrians wear protective face masks in Moscow on November 12.(AFP)
Pedestrians wear protective face masks in Moscow on November 12.(AFP)

As Covid-19 pandemic rages, global daily deaths surpass peak levels from April

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 10:57 AM IST
This means that more people are dying from Covid-19 across the world every day now than ever before in the 11 months since the virus was first reported in eastern China’s Wuhan city
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Karan Acharya takes requests to, for instance, depict a wheelchair-bound boy as Thor.(Courtesy KA)
Karan Acharya takes requests to, for instance, depict a wheelchair-bound boy as Thor.(Courtesy KA)

This illustrator can make your dreams come true

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 10:22 PM IST
It’s not his full-time job, but graphic designer Karan Acharya has been wowing fans and going viral by using pictures of people as the basis of fantasy scenes.
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Passengers board a bus at Maharana Pratap ISBT Kashmiri Gate, after Delhi government on Monday announced resumption of inter-state bus services by allowing the three ISBTs to operate at 50 per cent of their pre-Covid capacity, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.(PTI photo)
Passengers board a bus at Maharana Pratap ISBT Kashmiri Gate, after Delhi government on Monday announced resumption of inter-state bus services by allowing the three ISBTs to operate at 50 per cent of their pre-Covid capacity, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.(PTI photo)

Third wave: 6.7k new Covid-19 cases in Delhi

By Jamie Mullick and Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 01:10 AM IST
The positivity rate on Tuesday stood at 11.29%, reinforcing the fact that the virus is spreading at an unprecedented rate amid festive season and rising pollution. A rising positivity rate typically suggests that a region is testing inadequately.
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A health worker in PPE coveralls collects a swab sample for coronavirus testing, at Ambedkar Nagar in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, November 1, 2020.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A health worker in PPE coveralls collects a swab sample for coronavirus testing, at Ambedkar Nagar in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, November 1, 2020.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Covid-19: Centre, Delhi huddle as third wave gets steeper

By Sweta Goswami, Saubhadra Chatterji, Jamie Mullick and Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 01:32 AM IST
Delhi broke its record for the highest number of Covid-19 cases to be added on a weekend, data released on Monday showed, as alarm grows over the scale of the outbreak in the Capital.
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Centre, Delhi huddle as third wave gets steeper

By Sweta Goswami, Saubhadra Chatterji, Jamie Mullick and Neeraj Chauhan, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2020 12:12 AM IST
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A health worker in PPE coveralls collects a swab samples for coronavirus test at Amar Colony in New Delhi on Thursday.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
A health worker in PPE coveralls collects a swab samples for coronavirus test at Amar Colony in New Delhi on Thursday.(Amal KS/HT Photo)

Alarm over new Covid-19 cases in Delhi; Centre may step in

By Saubhadra Chatterjee and Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 07:00 AM IST
Worried about the continuous spike in Delhi’s infections during the ongoing festive season, and at the start of winter, the Union home ministry has called a special review meeting with Delhi government officials on Monday.
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Cody Tupen, a firefighter with the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, performs a deep nasal nose-swab Covid-19 test at a King County Covid-19 testing site in Auburn, south of Seattle, Wednesday.(AP Photo)
Cody Tupen, a firefighter with the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, performs a deep nasal nose-swab Covid-19 test at a King County Covid-19 testing site in Auburn, south of Seattle, Wednesday.(AP Photo)

Covid-19: Third American wave breaking all records

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 06:59 AM IST
Daily cases are at peak levels and rising in 24 states in the US, while seven other states are currently at 90% of their peaks.
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The average positivity rate over time dropped to as low as 5.3% for the week ending October 8.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The average positivity rate over time dropped to as low as 5.3% for the week ending October 8.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Covid-19: Why Delhi needs to ramp up testing again

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 09:02 AM IST
A rising positivity rate typically suggests that a region is testing inadequately. The positivity rate should drop to 5% or below if the testing programme is adequate and is keeping the outbreak in control, according to the World Health Organization.
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Delhi has never dropped below this threshold.(HT Photo)
Delhi has never dropped below this threshold.(HT Photo)

3rd day of 4k+ cases in Delhi; Positivity rate past 8%

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2020 01:30 AM IST
The seven-day average positivity rate is now at 6.84% and has been rising for the 13 consecutive days and is at its highest in nearly a month (it was 6.95% on September 27). This number was 5.88% the week before, and 5.49% the week before that.
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Students wait in line for a temperature check before their first day of in person school in Brooklyn, New York.(Reuters)
Students wait in line for a temperature check before their first day of in person school in Brooklyn, New York.(Reuters)

US case Covid-19 trajectory surpasses India’s

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 06:09 AM IST
This means that India is no longer the country reporting the most new infections in the world for the first time since August 8, when it overtook the US to become the world’s largest source of daily Covid-19 cases.
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People wearing protective face masks walk in a busy street in Paris, France.(Reuters)
People wearing protective face masks walk in a busy street in Paris, France.(Reuters)

Start of the fourth global Covid-19 wave

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 07:29 AM IST
The latest spurt of infections is fuelled by the second wave in most European nations, the third in the United States, and the tail-end of the first wave in India and South America. Here is a look at the countries that are behind the still-rising cases
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In six of the 20 states, the average positivity rate – the proportion of people testing positive to those tested – increased in the last month.(AP Photo)
In six of the 20 states, the average positivity rate – the proportion of people testing positive to those tested – increased in the last month.(AP Photo)

4 states that are defying dip in India’s Covid-19 cases

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 07:31 AM IST
To analyse the intensity of the outbreak and identify regions that are still displaying characteristics of growing outbreaks, HT analysed data from India’s 20 most populous regions, looking for three factors — a rising positivity rate, a high growth rate of daily cases, and low tests per million residents — that have marked all hot spots regions globally.
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A health worker collects a swab sample from a man to test for coronavirus infection, at SDM office in Amar Colony in New Delhi on Saturday, October 10, 2020.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
A health worker collects a swab sample from a man to test for coronavirus infection, at SDM office in Amar Colony in New Delhi on Saturday, October 10, 2020.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Covid-19 tests in Delhi gradually declining again

By Jamie Mullick and Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 05:14 AM IST
The proportion of RT-PCR tests, considered the gold standard for Covid-19 diagnosis, however, has remained high despite the dip in overall tests.
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A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a sample using a swab from a person at a local health centre to conduct tests for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), amid the spread of the disease, in New Delhi, India October 7, 2020.(Reuters photo)
A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a sample using a swab from a person at a local health centre to conduct tests for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), amid the spread of the disease, in New Delhi, India October 7, 2020.(Reuters photo)

India’s first Covid-19 wave finally recedes

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 02:28 AM IST
The first wave of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) appears to be receding for the first time across the country, with cases seeing a steady drop for three consecutive weeks now.
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A medical worker in PPE plays with a child of woman recovering inside a quarantine centre in New Delhi.(REUTERS FILE)
A medical worker in PPE plays with a child of woman recovering inside a quarantine centre in New Delhi.(REUTERS FILE)

Active Covid-19 cases hit first-ever plateau in India

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 06:48 AM IST
This is the first time since the start of the pandemic that the total number of active cases in the country have seen a sustained decline
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Health care workers during door to door screening of temperature and oxygen level at Kolevery village, Kalina.(Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)
Health care workers during door to door screening of temperature and oxygen level at Kolevery village, Kalina.(Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)

How Covid-19 has taken a toll on India’s districts

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 05:06 AM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic started as an urban phenomenon but is now spreading at a faster rate in rural areas.
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Workers put on personal protective suits before carrying the body of a Covid-19 victim for cremation in New Delhi.(AP)
Workers put on personal protective suits before carrying the body of a Covid-19 victim for cremation in New Delhi.(AP)

India’s Covid-19 toll surpasses 100,000

By Jamie Mullick and Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 06:21 AM IST
Yet another grim milestone breached in India as pandemic rages. The country’s fatality rate is significantly lower than global average.
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One in every seven cases in the country can be traced to just these four cities — Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai(REUTERS)
One in every seven cases in the country can be traced to just these four cities — Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai(REUTERS)

How Covid-19 has gripped India’s urban centres

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 10:24 AM IST
A look at the factors that explain how the coronavirus pandemic has gripped India’s main urban centres
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An Indian health worker talks on her mobile phone while waiting for a Covid-19 positive patient in Guwahati.(AP)
An Indian health worker talks on her mobile phone while waiting for a Covid-19 positive patient in Guwahati.(AP)

Superspreaders led to 60% Covid-19 cases: Study

By Jamie Mullick | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 06:20 AM IST
The contact tracing study, perhaps the largest Covid-19 epidemiological analyses conducted in the world, looked at disease transmission patterns in at least 575,000 people who were exposed to nearly 85,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in two Indian states — Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
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