In the 24 hours leading up to 8 a.m. on Sunday, India had 43,071 new coronavirus cases and 955 deaths. Kerala accounted for 12,456 of the new cases. The number of active cases has reduced to 4.85 lakh.
The Delhi government said that after administering nearly 1.6 lakh coronavirus vaccines on Saturday, the National Capital was left with barely two days’ worth of vaccine supplies. According to the most recent government bulletin, there are 2,68,000 doses of Covaxin and 2,10,000 doses of Covishield left.
Meanwhile, a senior official in Maharashtra told PTI that more than seven lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were provided on Saturday, the biggest number in a single day thus far. We outperformed our previous best performance… as of 7 p.m., we had provided 7,85,311 doses, the state’s highest-ever total,” said health secretary Pradeep Vyas.
In other news, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine was shown to be 77.8% efficacious against symptomatic Covid-19 during phase 3 clinical trials, the company stated. According to the business, the vaccine is also 65.2 percent effective against the Delta variant and 93.4 percent effective against severe symptomatic Covid-19.
According to a DDMA order issued on Sunday, the Delhi government has approved the reopening of stadiums and sports facilities without spectators as of Monday.
When it comes to opening stadiums and sports complexes, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has stated that strict adherence to standard operating procedures and other government rules, as well as compliance with Covid acceptable behavior, will be enforced.