In that study, the vaccine was 90.7 per cent effective in preventing Covid, according to the FDA.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.
The current global caseload, death toll and the total number of vaccine doses administered stood at 246,004,319, 4,988,624 and 6,947,883,074, respectively
While Covid vaccines do prevent serious Covid illness and deaths, they are less effective at spreading infections, particularly since the emergence of the more infectious Delta variant.
Diwali Firecrackers May Lead To Rise In Covid Cases: Odisha Top Health Official
The researchers from the University of Kent in the UK and Goethe-University in Germany found that the drug benfooxythiamine, an inhibitor of this metabolic pathway, suppressed reproduction of SARS-CoV-2, and infected cells did not produce coronaviruses.
CBK Mohanty, Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) said though we have a tradition of bursting crackers during Diwali it will lead to air pollution and helps in the growth of coronavirus infections.
The state has so far fully inoculated 1,12,34,317 people by administering double doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
An increase of 345 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,231,809 cases.
The home secretary said states and union territories, on a regular basis, should closely monitor case positivity, hospital, ICU beds occupancy of every district falling under their jurisdiction.
Odisha currently has 4,747 active cases, while as many as 10,27,108 patients, including 334 on Wednesday, have recovered from the highly infectious disease.
The active caseload stands at 1,60,989, lowest in 243 days.
US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 45,703,865 and 741,231, according to the CSSE.
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