6,990 New Cases In India, Lowest Daily Rise Since May Last Year

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Covid-19 Cases in India: The national recovery rate currently stands at 98.35%. (File)

New Delhi:

India reported 6,990 new coronavirus cases and 190 related fatalities on Monday, pushing the overall case tally to 3,45,87,822 and the death count to 4,68,980, according to the Health Ministry bulletin.

During the same period, 10,116 recoveries were reported throughout the country. With this, the national recovery rate currently stands at 98.35 per cent, which is the highest since March 2020. The active cases in the country stood at 1,00,543 on Monday, the bulletin further showed.

New Covid variant, ‘Omicron’ which has been declared as a variant of concern by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised concerns across the globe. The variant was first detected in South Africa earlier this month. Since then, the new strain has already been detected in several European countries . ‘Omicron’ is said to be much more infectious than the Delta variant.

Here are the LIVE Updates on Coronavirus cases:

Covid vaccination for children: Clinical trial data of Covaxin discussed by Subject Expert Committee

 The Interim Phase II, III clinical trial data of COVAXIN on Healthy Volunteers aged 2 to 18 years submitted by Bharat Biotech was deliberated in the meeting of the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on August 28 and October 11, informed Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

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