Highlights: MHA extends Covid-19 surveillance guidelines till January 31, 2021
The coronavirus active caseload of India remained below 3 lakh on Monday as well with total active cases at 2,77,301.
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India on Monday recorded 20,021 new coronavirus cases and 279 new deaths, as per the Union health ministry. The new infections took India's Covid-19 tally to 10,207,871.
The country's total recoveries stand at 97,82,669 with a national recovery rate of 95.83 per cent according to the official data provided by the health ministry. The steady decline in the number of new coronavirus cases is being continued, on Sunday lowest single day rise of 18,732 fresh coronavirus cases were reported, as per the official data.
The coronavirus active caseload of the country remained below 3 lakh on Monday as well with total active cases at 2,77,301.
US President Donald Trump on Sunday signed the $900 billion pandemic relief package aimed at providing cash benefits to businesses and individuals. Brazilian vice president Hamilton Mourao has tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, reported ANI. Brazil is the third worst hit country from the coronavirus after the US and India. The new coronavirus variant found in the UK has been reported by many countries so far. South Korea has also been added to the list after it confirmed the first three cases of the new Covid strain, as per the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency.
Active Covid cases in India drops to 2.72%
Active caseload stands at 2,77,301 today. Share of active cases in total positive cases has further shrunk to 2.72%. A net decline of 1,389 cases from the total active caseload was registered in the last 24 hours: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare pic.twitter.com/aJu1K93uFz— ANI (@ANI) December 28, 2020
Ludhiana hospital prepares for Covid-19 vaccine dry run
Punjab: Preparations underway at Dayanand Medical College in Ludhiana for a dry run of #COVID19 vaccination.— ANI (@ANI) December 28, 2020
A dry run for Corona vaccine rollout has been planned for 2 days in 4 states-Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat & Punjab. pic.twitter.com/D61oEjdD3I
First published: Dec 28, 2020 10:08 IST