CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC TOLL: 80,500 NEW CASES & 1,178 DEATHS IN INDIA

 



In the last 24 hours, India has reported 80,500 new coronavirus cases and 1,178 people have fallen for the virus. The latest figures total the tally of total infections in the country at 6,225,763 and the death toll stands at 97,529. More than 5 million people have recovered so far from the virus in the country.

Several vaccine candidates are currently underway across the world. The Serum Institute of India (SII) have teamed up with Oxford Institute to manufacture a vaccine that can be used to treat covid-19. Last week, clinical human trials for Oxford vaccine had began. The effectiveness of these vaccines that are currently under-development is not guaranteed according to health experts, and it could take a significant amount of time before the world could develop an effective vaccine.

The experts and doctors continue to stress on the importance of wearing a mask when going outside and to wash hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based sanitizer. Since the pandemic began, countries around the globe had imposed lockdown. Beginning in June, several countries had slowly lowered the restriction levels. United States of America, India and Brazil are among the worst affected nations in the world taking the top three places respectively. According to experts, the prediction as to how and when the pandemic will end cannot be predicted. Meanwhile, people are urged to follow the guidelines issued by health experts and local government bodies.


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