Coronavirus News: US FDA delays EUA of Covaxin in country, seeks more data through BLA route
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With Bihar revising its figures and putting the total number of fatalities caused by COVID-19 at 9,429, India reported its highest single-day spike of 6,148 deaths, pushing the toll to 3,59,676, while 94,052 new cases took the tally to 2,91,83,121. The active cases have reduced to 11,67,952 comprising 4 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 94.77 per cent.
A net decline of 63,463 cases has been recorded in the total number of COVID-19 cases in a span of 24 hours. Also, 20,04,690 tests were conducted on Wednesday, taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 37,21,98,253, while the daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.69 per cent. It has been less than 10 per cent for 17 consecutive days.
Here are the LIVE Updates of June 11:
2:30 pm: The vaccinator is advised to mark date & time of opening each vial and all open vaccine vials need to be used/discarded within 4 hours of opening. Hence, expectation that vaccine wastage should be 1% or less is not at all unreasonable. It is reasonable & achievable: G
2:00 pm: Uttarakhand | Till now, the number of Black Fungus patients in the State is 356 including 56 deaths, as per the Health Department
1:45 pm: Revised guidelines to continue in districts with high positivity- Chikkamagaluru, Shivmogga, Davanagere, Mysuru, Chamarajanagara, Hassan, Dakshina Kannada, Bengaluru Rural, Mandya, Belgavi & Kodagu: Karnataka Govt
1:33 pm: Supreme Court orders postponement of INI-CET 2021 exam for admission to postgraduate medical courses in all AIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER and NIMHANS, scheduled for June 16, by at least one month in view of COVID19 situation
1:25 pm: Arvind Kejriwal is talking about home delivery of ration when he even failed to provide oxygen to the people of Delhi. The Delhi government is under the control of the ration mafia: Union Minister and BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad
1:15 pm: 34 States/UTs have adopted the 'One nation, One ration card' scheme. Only 3 states -Delhi, West Bengal and Assam have not adopted it. Arvind Kejriwal should answer why the scheme has not been implemented in Delhi?: Union Minister and BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad
1:00 pm: Uttarakhand government cancels Class 12 state board examinations, in view of COVID situation
12:45 pm: Telangana: Hyderabad City Police has registered a case against nine people for violating COVID protocols during a birthday party in the city
12:25 pm: As a gesture of solidarity & close cooperation, medical equipment including ventilators & ambulances was handed over today by Ambassador VM Kwatra to General Purna Chandra Thapa, Chief of the Nepali Army: Embassy of India in Kathmandu
12:00 pm: Ocugen says it will pursue submission of a biologics license application (BLA) for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, COVAXIN in US "The Company will no longer pursue an Emergency Use Authorization for COVAXIN (developed by Bharat Biotech & ICMR)," it says in a statement.
11:45 am: Uttarakhand government has ordered an inquiry against all the private labs conducting rapid antigen tests after discrepancies were found in COVID-19 testing during Mahakumbh
11:30 am: More than 1.17 crore COVID vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered. More than 38 lakh vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by the States/UTs within the next 3 days: Union Health Ministry
11:15 am: More than 25.60 crore vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far, through Govt of India & through direct state procurement category. Of this, the total consumption, including wastages is 24,44,06,096 doses: Union Health Ministry
10:00 am: People from slum areas are apprehensive to take vaccine shots, we will initiate awareness drives in nearly 20,000 houses to encourage them. Some people are also refusing to take 2nd vaccine shot, we'll find them out & vaccinate: Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar
9:30 am: Mumbai | Students enrolled in foreign universities welcome govt's move of reducing gap for 2nd dose of Covishield for them. "If the gap was not reduced, I would have to take my second dose in the US. Now I can get it here & travel in August," says Sanjay, a student
9:15 am: India reports 91,702 #COVID19 cases, 1,34,580 discharges & 3,403 deaths in last 24 hrs, as per Health Ministry Total cases: 2,92,74,823 Total discharges: 2,77,90,073 Death toll: 3,63,079 Active cases: 11,21,671 Total vaccination: 24,60,85,649
8:45 am: Bihar: People in rural areas of Katihar are reluctant to take COVD vaccine jabs due to lack of awareness "There is hesitancy among people regarding the vaccine. We have heard that some people died after taking jabs," said a local in Budhel area of the district yesterday
8:15 am: We've contributed more than any nation to COVAX - a collective global effort that is delivering COVID-19 vaccines across the world. We've supported (vaccine) manufacturing efforts abroad through our partnerships with Japan, India & Australia -known as Quad: US President Joe Biden
7:50 am: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected Bharat Biotech’s proposal for an emergency use authorization (EUA) of its covid vaccine, delaying the company’s vaccine launch in that country.
7:38 am: To counter rumours regarding vaccination, social & educational organisations like Haj committees, Waqf board, Central Waqf Council & self-help groups will be roped in for 'Jaan Hai To Jhaan Hai' campaign: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in Mumbai
7:28 am: Telangana: A woman in Hyderabad started selling vegetable after her husband died 6 months ago I have to feed my 4y/o kid. I was working as house help but lost job amid #COVID. I'm selling vegetables to feed my family but it isn't doing well. I seek govt's support: Reshma
7:20 am: UK says will donate 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in next year: AFP news agency
7:12 am: G7 to provide 1 billion vaccine doses 'to world' by end of 2022: AFP news agency quoting UK
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