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Donald Trump could be discharged as soon as Monday, says doctors

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that the NDA-led government plans to receive and utilise 400-500 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine by July 2021 in India.

By Harshit Sabarwal | Updated: Oct 07, 2020 06:37 IST
Donald Trump could be discharged as soon as Monday, says doctors
A health worker cariries box of rapid antigen test kits for coronavirus (Covid-19) testing.

According to the Union health ministry’s dashboard, India on Monday logged 74,442 Covid-19 cases and 903 related deaths which pushed the tally and death toll to 6,623,815 and 102,685 deaths respectively. The active cases have climbed to 934,427 whereas nearly 5.58 million people have recovered till now. The overall recovery rate stands at 84.13%.

As countries are ramping up their efforts to produce a vaccine against Covid-19 which will be effective and accessible to all, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that the NDA-led government plans to receive and utilise 400-500 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine by July 2021 in India.

The vaccine will be distributed based on pre-decided priority and in a programmed manner and it will be appropriately controlled to avoid any diversion or black marketing, he added.

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Meanwhile the global Covid-19 tally crossed 35 million with United States, Brazil and India being the worst-hit nations. United States President Donald Trump who tested positive for the infection on Thursday could be discharged to the White House as early as Monday, his medical team said.

Meanwhile, United States’ Covid-19 tally has climbed to over 7.6 million which includes 2,576,295 active cases, nearly 4.9 million recoveries and 214,610 deaths, as per worldometer figures.

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07:03 PM IST

Donald Trump could be discharged as soon as Monday: Doctors

US president Donald Trump ould be discharged from the hospital where he is being treated for Covid-19 as soon as Monday, according to his doctors, although his condition remains unclear, Reuters has reported.

06:42 PM IST

5,395 new Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu as tally rises to 625,391

5,395 new Covid-19 cases, 5,572 recoveries and 62 deaths in Tamil Nadu today. Tally rises to 625,391, including 569,664 recoveries, 9,846 deaths &and45,881 active cases: State health department

06:28 PM IST

Delhi's Covid-19 caseload rises to 292,560

Delhi reports 1,947 new Covid-19 cases, 3,588 recoveries and 32 deaths today. Total number of cases rise to 2,92,560 including 2,63,938 recoveries and 5,542 deaths. Active cases stand at 23,080: Delhi government

06:08 PM IST

Mizoram's Covid-19 tally reaches 2,120

Mizoram reported 30 new recovered Covid-19 cases today. The total positive cases stand at 2,120, including 1,837 discharges, 283 active cases and no death till date in the state: Department of Information and Public Relations, Govt of Mizoram

05:48 PM IST

Govt announces SOPs for reopening schools from October 15

The ministry of education has announced SOPs for reopening schools from October 15.

05:18 PM IST

Nepal's Covid-19 tally reaches 89,263 after 2,440 new cases

According to Nepal's health ministry, the country's Covid-19 count has reached 89,263 after 2,440 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, including 1,531 in capital Kathmandu. Highest single-day death toll of 19 recorded today, says ministry.

04:11 PM IST

UP records 3,064 new Covid-19 cases

In the last 24 hours, 3,064 new Covid-199 cases were reported in Uttar Pradesh. Active cases stand at 45,024 while 3,66,321 people have been discharged, out of which 4,269 were discharged in the last 24 hours: UP principal health secretary Amit Mohan Prasad

03:14 PM IST

Bihar's Covid-19 count reaches 12,933 after 907 new cases

907 new positive cases have been reported on October 4. Taking total count of active cases in Bihar to 12,833: State health department

02:44 PM IST

UK’s Covid Test-and-Trace System Omits More Than 15,000 Cases

The UK’s under-fire coronavirus test-and-trace system failed to capture more than 15,000 positive tests, piling pressure on Boris Johnson’s government to fix a program seen as essential to control the epidemic, reports Bloomberg.

02:16 PM IST

Ukraine to witness jump in Covid-19 cases this week, says health minister

Ukraine's health minister Maksym Stepanov on Monday said that the daily number of Covid-19 cases in the country could exceed 5,000 later this week. Ukraine registered a record of 4,661 new cases on Saturday, but the number fell to 4,140 cases on Sunday and 3,774 on Monday, reports Reuters.

01:51 PM IST

Russia’s Covid-19 cases surge to highest since May 12

Russia's daily Covid-19 tally rose to its highest since May 12 after 10,888 cases were logged on Monday. Authorities said 117 people had died overnight, pushing the official death toll to 21,475, reports Reuters.

01:27 PM IST

Covaxin to use ViroVax's adjuvant Alhydroxiquim-II to boost immune response

Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Monday announced its novel coronavirus vaccine (under development) Covaxin, which was approved for human trials, will use adjuvant Alhydroxiquim-II to boost immune response and longer lasting immunity, reports PTI.

01:02 PM IST

Singapore extends pandemic-induced loan relief measures into 2021

Singapore said on Monday it would extend relief programmes on mortgages and loans for individuals and small firms into next year because of the prolonged impact of the coronavirus pandemic, reports Reuters.

12:35 PM IST

933 fresh cases push Jharkhand's Covid-19 tally to over 87,000

As many as 933 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Jharkhand, taking the total number of cases in the state to 87,210, a health department official said on Monday. The toll climbed to 743 after nine more related fatalities were registered, he added, reports PTI.

12:18 PM IST

Telangana's Covid-19 tally crosses 200,000

Telangana's Covid-19 tally crossed the 200,000-mark with 1,335 new cases, a state government bulletin said on Monday. The fresh infections took the total count to 2,00,611, while the death toll rose to 1,171 with eight more fatalities, it added, reports PTI.

First published: Oct 05, 2020 05:56 IST