Coronavirus update: India has reported a decline in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases to 38,310 in the past 24 hours. The total caseload stands at 8,267,623. The country’s death toll has mounted to 123,139.
While there are 542,346 active cases of coronavirus, as many as 7,601,429 people have recovered from the infection. Delhi’s total number of COVID-19 cases is nearing the 400,000-mark.
Coronavirus vaccine update: CureVac’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine triggered an immune response in humans, the German biotech firm said yesterday, putting it on track to start mass testing this year as the race to end the pandemic hots up.
World coronavirus update: The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 47,284,293. While 33,982,192 have recovered, 1,210,378 have died so far. The US, the worst-hit country, has 9,554,646 cases, and 236,880 have died from the disease there. It is followed by India, which has 8,267,623 cases, Brazil (5,554,206) and Russia (1,655,038)