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Covid Update In India : 61537 cases of corona in 24 hours, 933 people died

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The condition of corona virus in the country is getting worse day by day. In the last 24 hours 61,537 new cases of corona occurred in the country while 933 deaths occurred.

India still remains the third most affected country in the world with 20,88,611 cases.

At the same time, 42,518 people have died due to covid in the country.

So far 14,27,005 people have recovered from this deadly virus and the recovery rate in the country is 67.98 percent.

Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh have the highest number of cases reported in the country.

The number of cases in all these states is more than one lakh. Explain that the government has conducted 5,98,778 tests in the last 24 hours.

The number of tests conducted till August 7 is 2,33,87,171.

A total of 1,396 laboratories are reporting to the Indian Council of Medical Research.

Of these, the number of government laboratories is 936 and the number of private laboratories is 460.

Real-time RT PCR test for COVID-19 is being done in 711 laboratories out of all laboratories.

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No guarantee any Covid vaccine in development will work: WHO Chief

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World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the top health organisation has no guarantee whether any single Covid-19 vaccine now in development will work.

While addressing a virtual press conference, the WHO chief said: “We have no guarantee that any single vaccine now in development will work.”

“The more candidates we test, the higher the chance we will have of a safe and efficacious vaccine,” he added.

According to the WHO, almost 200 vaccines for Covid-19 are currently in clinical and pre-clinical testing.

“The history of vaccine development tells us that some will fail, and some will succeed,” Ghebreyesus said.

Also, the WHO, in collaboration with global vaccine alliance group Gavi and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), has launched a scheme COVAX.

The aim of the collaboration is to accelerate the development of Covid-19 vaccines and enable equitable access for every country in the world.

The COVAX Facility enables governments to spread the risk of vaccine development and ensure their populations can have early access to effective vaccines.

Even more importantly, the COVAX Facility is the mechanism that will enable a globally-coordinated rollout for the greatest possible impact.

The facility will help to bring the pandemic under control, save lives, accelerate economic recovery and ensure that the race for vaccines is a collaboration, not a contest, according to the WHO chief.

“The fastest route to ending the pandemic and accelerating the global economic recovery is to ensure some people are vaccinated in all countries, not all people in some countries,” he noted.

 

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