There is no stopping the surge in COVID-19 cases every day. In the latest update , according to news agency reports, India on Saturday morning reported 442 deaths and its highest single-day spike of 22,771 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, pushing the country’s caseload to close to 6.5 lakh.
The positive coronavirus cases in India now stand at 6,48,315 including 2,35,433 active cases.
According to the health ministry, 3,94,227 people have recovered, while 18,655 have died from the infection.
Meanwhile, the ICMR announced that it is aiming to launch a potential novel coronavirus vaccine called Covaxin by August 15.
The infections continue to climb in India, the world’s fourth worst-hit nation from Covid-19. Odisha reports 495 new COVID-19 positive cases. Total positive cases in the state stand at 8,601 including 2,853 active cases and 5,705 recovered, stated the Department Government of Odisha.
Globally, the coronavirus cases have climbed to 11,047,217