corona update : 38,772 cases, 443 deaths reported in last 24 hours in india
India detected 38,772 cases of the novel coronavirus in the 24 hours ending 9 am Monday. The country’s tally of 94.31 lakh infections includes 4.46 lakh active cases, a drop of about 7,000 from Saturday, and 443 deaths.
Maharashtra, Kerala and Delhi are the highest contributors to the country’s caseload. Delhi has witnessed a drop in its cases over the last few days. The city reported 4,906 cases and 68 deaths Sunday, taking its tally to 5,66,648 and toll to 9,066. This has freed up hospital beds in the city; more than 55 per cent of the beds are now vacant, state Health Minister Satyendar Jain said.
What Does Indian Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan Said ?
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has assured that in the next few months India will have a “safe, effective vaccine, developed and researched in the country”. Speaking to superstar Amitabh Bachchan and The Indian Express Executive Director Anant Goenka on Sunday, Vardhan said almost 30 crore people will get the vaccine by next June-July, among whom the government will prioritise health workers and frontline workers, followed by those above the age of 65.
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