Coronavirus COVID19 cases Vaccine Live Unlock Lockdown news: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who was undergoing treatment for coronavirus, has tested COVID19 negative. Total coronavirus cases in India are 24,61,191. India has recorded 64,553 cases and 1007 COVID19 deaths in the last 24 hours. Out of the daily cases, 7,973 are new Coronavirus cases. In the past 24 hours, 55,573 COVID patients have been discharged in the country taking the overall recovery rate to 71.17 per cent. India’s Coronavirus fatality rate stood at 1.96 per cent. However, a number of states saw the highest single-day spike in COVID19 cases. Lockdown norms in states have been relaxed on the occasion of Independence Day.
Meanwhile, Oxford-AstraZeneca has announced that human trials of its potential coronavirus vaccine candidate will end by November, and mass production will begin from 2021. The US government has signed a multi-billion dollar deal with Moderna for the supply of the COVID19 vaccine when it is ready.
In India, there are 6,61,595 active coronavirus cases, so far 17,51,555 COVID19 positive patients have recovered and 48,040 COVID19 positive patients have died due to the highly contagious disease, according to data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Delhi has recorded 956 new coronavirus cases, taking the total tally to 1,49,460 even as the death toll stood at 4,167. Mumbai recorded 1,200 new coronavirus patients pushing the tally to 1,27,571, and the death toll stood at 6,988. Among the states, Goa, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, and Odisha have recorded the highest daily cases. Maharashtra has reported 11,813 new COVID-19 cases and 413 coronavirus related deaths. With this, cases tally rose to 5,60,126 and death toll at 19,063.
India had tested 8,48,728 samples for Coronavirus taking the total number of testing to 2,76,94,416, India Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said in a statement.