corona update : Active COVID-19 Cases Fall Below 4 Lakh Mark After 140 Days
Today is the 259th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 96,77,203 confirmed COVID- 19 cases, including 1,40,573 deaths.
A total of 91.39 lakh people have recovered, as per the latest data from the Union Health Ministry. However, there are around 3.96 lakh ‘active’ cases in the count.
Russia approves clinical trials for Chinese COVID-19 vaccine Ad5-Ncov
Russia has granted approval for clinical trials to be held for the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine Ad5-Ncov involving 8,000 volunteers, the Interfax news agency reported on Monday.
Ad5-nCoV is a vaccine candidate co-developed by CanSino Biologics and a Chinese military-backed research unit.
Countries with the highest confirmed cases (includes recoveries, deaths and active cases)
United States: 1,47,30,092 cases
India: 96,77,203 cases
Brazil: 66,03,540 cases
Russia: 66,03,540 cases
France: 22,92,497 cases
Italy: 17,28,878 cases
United Kingdom: 17,23,243 cases
Spain: 17,23,243 cases
Argentina: 14,59,832 cases
Colombia: 13,71,103 cases