While experts have warned of a possible arrival of the third wave of Covid-19 in India, Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Monday (Sept 27) opined that there are less chances of its severity in Odisha.
India has been reporting daily cases between 30,000 to 35,000 daily for the last few weeks.
US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 43,116,407 and 690,426, respectively, according to the CSSE.
The Secretory Immunoglobulin A (IgA) sticks to the lining of babies' respiratory and intestinal tracts, and helps to block viruses and bacteria from entering their bodies.
Last week, the US drugmaker and its German partner BioNTech, in a study, showed that their mRNA Covid vaccine is safe, well tolerated and produces robust neutralising antibody responses in children aged 5 to 11 years.
There is no difference in antibodies produced by Covaxin and Covishield vaccines against the Covid-19 virus. This information was shared by Odisha Health Services Director Bijay Mohapatra on Monday (Sept 27).
Seventy-three percent people in Odisha have developed antibodies against Covid-19. This information was given by director of RMRC (Regional Medical Research Centre), Sanghamitra Pati on Sunday (Sept 26).
The Chinese government has declined to clear whether it would allow a new team into the country.
In a relief to the most affected Khordha district, 81 per cent of its denizens have developed antibody against Covid-19.
Women in 15 countries and men in 10 countries were found to have a lower expectancy at birth in 2020 than in 2015 -- a year in which life expectancy was already negatively affected by a significant flu season.
A decrease of 3,856 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,931,259 and 688,032, respectively, according to the CSSE.
According to ICMR, 93 per cent of health workers have also developed antibody against the virus. Similarly, 70 per cent of children have also developed antibody.
India's recovery rate from the ongoing pandemic currently stands at 97.77 per cent.
US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,901,854 and 687,746, respectively, according to the CSSE.
Under the mass vaccination drive, a total of 71,04,051 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 84.89 crore and stood at 84,89,29,160 as per provisional reports till 7 a.m. on Saturday.
CSSE revealed that the current global caseload, death toll and vaccination tally stood at 231,105,748, 4,736,892 and 6,045,775,206, respectively
Casirivimab and imdevimab are monoclonal antibodies that when used together bind to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, neutralising the virus's ability to infect cells.
BMC has sealed the office of the Judicial Complex in the Capital city for three days after detection of a series of Covid-19 positive cases
The daily positivity rate was recorded at two per cent. It has been less than three per cent for last 25 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.07 per cent. It has been below three per cent for the last 91 days, it said.
Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (592,964), India (446,050), Mexico (273,391), Peru (199,108), Russia (197,834), Indonesia (141,114), the UK (136,143), Italy (130,551), Colombia (126,032), Iran (118,508), France (117,055) and Argentina (114,772).
Apprising the top court about the guidelines issued by the NDMA, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, said: "To ensure uniformity, we have decided that the states from SDRF (State Disaster Response Fund) will give 50,000 to the kin of the deceased who died due to Covid."
Cutting down fears of a more deadly new variant, she said that viruses tend to "become less virulent as they circulate" through the population, Daily Mail reported.
The health department has targeted to vaccinate over 4 lakh people each day for which the inoculation drive is underway in 1,800 session sites in the State.
India added 31,923 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,35,63,421, while the active cases declined to 3,01,640, the lowest in 187 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.