Delhi recorded 115 new coronavirus cases on Friday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 14.33 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 24,952.
Meanwhile, US Pharma giant Pfizer CEO Dr Albert Bourla on Tuesday said Pfizer is in the final stages of an agreement with India to supply anti-COVID-19 vaccines.
Gautam Buddh Nagar and Ghaziabad both recorded less than 10 new COVID-19 cases with the number of active patients reaching below 100 in both the western Uttar Pradesh districts adjoining Delhi, official data showed on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, UNEP country head Atul Bagai said the COVID-19 pandemic is a result of degradation of natural areas, species' loss and exploitation. Bagai also underlined that countries, including India, must intensify their efforts to prevent and reverse ecosystem degradation.
Meanwhile, authorities in Dubai have eased travel restrictions for its residents from certain countries, including India, if they have received two doses of a UAE-approved COVID-19 vaccine.
Delhi on Saturday recorded 135 new coronavirus cases. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 14.32 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 24,907.
Meanwhile, head of the India's COVID-19 task force on Friday said the country wants to resume exports of coronavirus doses but can't do so until its domestic needs are met.
Delhi on Friday reported 165 new coronavirus cases. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 14.32 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 24,900.
As many as 88,977 people recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries in the country to 28,58,0647 the health ministry update at 8 am showed.
An arthritis drug -- Tofacitinib -- developed by US biopharmaceutical Pfizer has shown to be effective in reducing the risk of death or respiratory failure in hospitalised adult patients with Covid-19 pneumonia who were not on ventilation, according to a study.
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said it has advised the enforcement authorities that the validity of fitness, permit (all types), licence, registration or any other concerned document(s) may be treated to be valid till Sep 30, 2021.
State Health Minister Raghu Sharma congratulated officers and employees associated with vaccination on administration of 2 crore vaccination doses in the state under Covid-19 vaccination programme.
The active cases further declined to 8,26,740 comprising 2.78 per cent of the total infections. India recovery rate increased to 95.93%.
Meanwhile, the Indian equity market is showing an "unbreakbale nature" amid the second COVID-19 wave and the benchmark Sensex might well hit the 58,500 level by March next year, according to global wealth management major Julius Baer.
Delhi reported 228 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 14.31 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 24,851.
Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines provide good protection against Delta variant, says a study published in The Lancet journal.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.