Total of 79,67,647 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 across India .
She reiterated that India's approach to the COVID-19 resulted in a retraction in the pandemic.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,06,00,625, which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 97.32 per cent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.43 per cent.
Guleria, who is also a member of the National Task Force on Covid-19, answered a batch of questions related to the vaccines on Twitter earlier in the day. People tweeted to him using #VaccineVarta, following which he reverted to them.
The researchers noted that neutralising antibodies that specifically target the receptor-binding domain (RBD) of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein -- which the virus uses to enter human cells -- are thought to be essential for controlling it.
A study on serum samples of over 9,000 French adults has suggested that the novel coronavirus might have been present in the country as early as November 2019, as some sampled between that month and January 2020 tested positive for antibodies against the virus.
The daily new COVID-19 cases fell below 10,000 for the third time this month taking India's tally of cases to 1,08,80,603, while fresh fatalities were recorded below 100 for the seventh time in February, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.
The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 107.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.36 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
Accusing the opposition parties of misleading the minorities about the Citizenship (amendment) Act, Amit Shah said its implementation will not impact the citizenship status of Indian minorities.
The Delhi Police said this happens because the Civil Defence volunteers have uniform which resemble Delhi Police uniform and often the civilians mistake them for real cops.
China has said that it will not allow the broadcast of BBC World News in Chinese mainland after the broadcaster did a slew of falsified reporting on issues including Xinjiang and China's handling of COVID-19, reported ANI quoting Chinese media.
The cap on the number of domestic flights that Indian airlines are permitted to operate will remain at 80 per cent of their pre-COVID levels till March 31 or till the summer schedule begins, said the Civil Aviation Ministry on Thursday.
Meanwhile, rumor mills are abuzz with the claims that the Health Ministry is offering coronavirus vaccines for Rs 4,000-6,000. But how true is it?
The southern state also reported 5,980 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, as per official figures
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 1,05,73,372, which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 97.26 per cent, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.43 per cent.
The AstraZeneca vaccine is important because it forms the bulk of the stockpile acquired so far by the UN-backed effort known as COVAX, which aims to deploy coronavirus vaccines to people globally.
Germany has introduced strict travel restrictions from countries such as the United Kingdom which have been hit by a new, more contagious variant of the coronavirus.
Gal Gadot on Wednesday took to Instagram to look back at her photo album, to remember last year's Oscar ceremony, before the pandemic hit and brought the whole world to a standstill.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and shared Canada's requirements of COVID-19 vaccines from India.
According to the IOA secretary general, discussions with the health ministry are going on, but it's uncertain when the process of vaccination for athletes will commence.