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Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020
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 (42 results)
Oct 27, 2020 03:22
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. read more
Oct 26, 2020 01:30
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. read more
Oct 23, 2020 01:21
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. read more
Oct 19, 2020 04:29
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 read more
Oct 17, 2020 07:24
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. read more
Oct 10, 2020 23:34
The proportion of RT-PCR tests, considered the gold standard for Covid-19 diagnosis, however, has remained high despite the dip in overall tests. read more
Oct 08, 2020 00:04
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. read more
Oct 04, 2020 23:25
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 read more
Oct 03, 2020 05:06
The Covid-19 pandemic started as an urban phenomenon but is now spreading at a faster rate in rural areas. read more
Oct 03, 2020 00:04
Yet another grim milestone breached in India as pandemic rages. The country’s fatality rate is significantly lower than global average. read more
Oct 01, 2020 23:31
A look at the factors that explain how the coronavirus pandemic has gripped India’s main urban centres read more
Oct 01, 2020 00:03
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. read more
Sep 27, 2020 23:42
Adequate testing, especially when the positivity rate in a region starts rising, forms a very crucial aspect of saving lives from the virus. read more
Sep 25, 2020 17:30
As markets diversify, blockbuster releases like The Last of Us 2 and Apex Legends are finally offering gender-fluid avatars, LGBTQ plotlines, and a growing range of ethnicities. read more
Sep 22, 2020 23:27
The seven-day average of daily cases actually dropping for the five consecutive days to Monday — something that has never happened read more