Outbreak 2020: Novel Coronavirus Situation As At 31st January 2020 0 (0)

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The 2019-nCoV virus situation as at 31st January 2020: 259 dead, 252 recovered and 11,374 confirmed cases (the latest as at todate is 12,027 confirmed cases). The number of deaths has jumped by almost 52% compared the day before.

Compared to 30th January 2020, the fatality rate as at 31st January 2020 had actually increased from 2.07% to 2.28% whilst the recovery rate had improved from 1.74% to 2.22%. Unfortunately the confirmed cases are increasing at a steady 40% per day. Image source: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering
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Outbreak 2020: Novel Coronavirus Situation As At 30th January 2020 0 (0)

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The 2019-nCoV virus situation as at 30th January 2020: 171 dead, 143 recovered and 8,236 confirmed cases (the latest statistics – 213 dead and 9,480 confirmed cases).

Compared to 28th January 2020, the fatality rate as at 30th January 2020 had reduced from 2.18% to 2.07% which is good but then again, the recovery rate had also reduced from 1.82% to 1.74%. However if one is using the latest update, the fatality rate has increased to 2.24%. Image source: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering

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Civil Service 2020: Anil Swarup’s Making Things Happen in the Government 0 (0)

Anil Swarup

(“In the coal sector, the mining is underground and the Mafia is above ground. In the education sector, it is the other way round” – Anil Swarup. Image source: www.edexlive.com)

This is an interesting presentation titled “Making Things Happen in the Government” by Mr Anil Swarup who is a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Uttar Pradesh and who in his 38 years of career has served in various capacities which included Secretary of School Education of India.

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