Bharat Biotech revealed that their vaccine of coronavirus that is covaxin had been proven effective in protecting against this virus strain found in India and the UK. The study published in the medical journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, Hyderabad-based vaccine, found that vaccinations of Covaxin developed neutralizing titres.
These neutral titres are against all those keys in variants that include B.1.617 and B.1.1.7. In addition to that, this variant was found in India and the UK. The total number of active cases in India has lessened to 36,18,458. In addition to that, the positive rate also decreased to 16.98 percentile. The Union Health Ministry gave this information on Sunday.
It revealed that “A declining trend in the positivity rate is also observed which has dropped to 16.98 percentile from 24.47 percentile that was recorded on May 3.” Apart from it, the prime minister of India, Narendra Modi, organized the meeting with Rajasthan, Chattisgarh, and Uttar Pradesh. In addition to it, the main purpose of this meeting was all about to discuss the covid situation in the states.
Apart from it, the prime minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, announced that the lockdown in the National Capital had been extended by another week until May 24. The ANI reported this information. “ We are extending the lockdown for one more week. Instead of tomorrow, lockdown is extended till next Monday, 5 am in Delhi” Arvind Kejriwal said this statement.
On the other hand, India became the witness of 3,11,170 new cases on the last day. In addition to that, in the case of death then India reported 4,077 deaths. The figure now reached 2,70,284. Moving further, when it comes to active cases, then the figure is 26.18 lakh. The 24965079 masses become the victim of coronavirus.