India’s Tally Over 7.65 Million, 54,044 New Cases Reported
With 54,044 new cases recorded across the country on Tuesday, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in India has now gone up to 7.6 million people. Around 717 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death count to 1,15,914. Of the 76,51,108 cases, 7,40,090 cases are still active, while recoveries stand at 67,95,103.
The better part is that India the downward trajectory of new cases is an indication that India has managed to control the spread of the COVID-19. For the last three days, the US has reported more new cases than India. Not only have the United States, but several other countries of Europe also witnessed a resurgence of cases.
China Gives Vaccine Shots To 60k People: Official
China has so far given coronavirus vaccine shots to over 60,000 people and none of them have experienced any adverse reactions, officials said. The officials have acknowledged for the first time the scope of the mass vaccination campaign that has started even before the completion of all trial stages.
The figures have been shared by Tian Baoguo, a senior official at China’s ministry of science and technology. Speaking at a news conference, Baoguo said that initial results show that the vaccines are safe. The vaccines about which the government is talking, four of them are in the last stage of clinical trials. (CLICK HERE TO READ MORE)
Lockdown Has Gone But Coronavirus Hasn’t, People Need To Be Cautious: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged people to not let their guard down against coronavirus, saying that the situation that the country has reached in its fight against the disease should not be allowed to be adversely impacted and that “lockdown may have gone but the virus has not gone away”.
He appreciated the improvement in the situation all over the country and that economic activity is returning to normal and that people started moving out of their houses to fulfill the responsibilities. (CLICK HERE TO READ MORE)
Mouthwashes, Oral Rinses May Inactivate Human Coronavirus: Researchers Suggest
A recent study conducted at Penn State College of Medicine suggests that some antiseptics oral and mouthwashes may have the ability to inactivate human coronaviruses.
According to the research findings, it was seen that some of these products might be useful for reducing the viral load, or amount of virus, in the mouth after infection, and may help to reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. (CLICK HERE TO READ MORE)
Apollo Hospitals Launches Post-COVID Recovery Clinics
Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai, today announced the launch of Post-COVID Recovery Clinics. The Post-COVID Recovery Clinics will address the rising number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19, but are suffering from the mid and long term persistent effects of the infection.
Over 40% of COVID patients suffer from problems that include breathlessness, chest pain, and heart issues, joint pains, neurological problems, for months after contracting the novel coronavirus. The Post-COVID Recovery Clinics will be manned by a team of specialists to help patients deal with the aftermath of COVID-19 and restore them to health. (CLICK HERE TO READ MORE)