US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,539,373 and 681,111, respectively, according to the CSSE.
The patient was admitted to the hospital on August 29 due to severe lungs infection and she was undergoing ECMO treatment since then
'The ex-gratia assistance to families affected by Covid-19 deaths will continue to be provided for deaths that may occur in the future phases of the pandemic as well, or until further notification'
Director-General of WHO has thanked Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for resuming shipments of vaccines against the Covid-19 to the global platform COVAX from October.
A reduction of 7,586 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
As per the Health and Family Welfare Department, 109 patients who have been diagnosed with Black Fungus infection are undergoing treatment in various hospitals in the State. Nearly 68 persons have recovered from Black Fungus infection in the State so far.
The active cases comprise 0.92 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, the ministry said.
US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,286,531 and 676,059, respectively, according to the CSSE.
The antibody responses in the participants given 10 microgram doses were comparable to those recorded in a previous Pfizer-BioNTech study in people 16 to 25 years of age immunised with 30 microgram doses.
Of the 4,45,133 deaths reported so far in the country, 1,38,518 are from Maharashtra, 37,603 from Karnataka, 35,337 from Tamil Nadu, 25,085 from Delhi, 23,591 from Kerala, 22,887 from Uttar Pradesh, and 18,652 from West Bengal.
The other worst countries with over 3 million cases are Brazil (21,239,783), the UK (7,464,791), Russia (7,170,069), France (7,043,875).
As many as 15,59,895 tests were conducted on Saturday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 55,23,40,168
Nations with a death toll of over 100,000 are Brazil (590,508), India (444,529), Mexico (270,538), Peru (198,948), Russia (193,891), Indonesia (140,323), the UK (135,478), Italy (130,284), Colombia (125,860), Iran (116,791), France (116,662) and Argentina (114,367).
Stating that there is no shortage of vaccines in the country, the source said that the Centre is capable of supplying as many vaccine doses the states need, in real-time without any delay.
An eledrly woman from Kerala was administered two doses of the Covid vaccine within a gap of 30 minutes
According to researcher Nicholas Wu from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, characterising what kinds of antibodies the body is most likely to make to fight a natural infection is an important roadmap for vaccine design
India achieved the milestones of administering over 2.50 crore vaccine doses under the "Vaccine Sewa" campaign to mark the 71th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The outbreak of the Delta variant of Covid-19 in the southern province of Fujian has become a case of huge concern for the Chinese authorities. The number of cases is increasing at a rapid speed while the authorities are struggling to contain new infections.
It was unethical to start giving the third booster dose of Covid vaccine to someone when others in certain countries and populations have not even got two doses for full vaccination, said Adar Poonawalla on Friday
The offices of Bhubaneswar Sub-collector and Bhubaneswar Tehsil have been sealed by the city municipal corporation authorities as a precautionary measure to curb the outbreak of the Coronavirus cases.
The Health Services Director further said that reminders are also sent to the beneficiaries on the day of vaccination as well.
It said that active COVID-19 cases in the country decreased by 3,867 cases 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 41,782,046 and 669,987, respectively, according to the CSSE.
Protection from mRNA vaccine against Covid-19 can last only for about six months, or a little more, claimed US drug makers Pfizer and Moderna.
An international study found that a good amount of Vitamin D in the body before Covid-19 infection can prevent severe disease and death.