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42,640 new coronavirus cases reported in India:- A total number of 42,640 new cases of coronavirus are reported in India in the last 24 hours and the cases dropped down further. The total cases reported in total reached 2,99,77,861. With 81,839 new discharges, the total people who recovered from coronavirus reached 2,89,26,038. 1167 new deaths are registered in India and the death tally reached 3,89,302 as per the reports from the Union Health Ministry. The total number of active cases of coronavirus in India stands at 6,62,521. The total number of people who took up the vaccination dose reached 28,87,66,201.
Bharat Biotech submitted Phase 3 clinical trials data of Covaxin to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) and the efficacy is said to be 77.8 percent. There are several cases of Delta Plus variant reported in the country as per the states. There are 2.14 crore vaccinations available with the states reported the Indian government. The free vaccination drive in India is happening at a fast pace all over which commenced yesterday. The positivity rate in India is less than 5 percent and the experts revealed that the second down is calming down but hinted of a third wave from October. A total number of 86,16,373 people got vaccinated yesterday alone in India and this is said to be the highest ever in a single day in any country as per the reports from the Union Health Ministry.
As per the reports from the Indian Council of Medical Research, the total samples that are tested for Covid-19 yesterday are said to be 16,64,360 and the samples tested in total are 39,40,72,142.