CORONA UPDATE : 27,071 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India
India’s coronavirus case count rose to 98.84 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 93.88 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 94.98 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday. 27,071 infections were reported in a day on Monday, while the death count rose to 1,43,335 with 336 new fatalities, the data showed.
The COVID-19 caseload of the country remained below 4 lakh for the eighth consecutive day on Monday.
Meanwhile, the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine was to begin leaving the company’s Michigan factory on Sunday, ready to be injected into the arms of millions of the most vulnerable Americans as the global number of deaths topped 1.6 million.
Doses will be shipped out in boxes containing dry ice that are capable of staying at -70 degrees Celsius (-94 degrees Fahrenheit), the frigid temperature needed to preserve the drug.
Source : TOI