Sri Lankan minister for pharmaceuticals Channa Jayasumana told Parliament Tuesday that the government had vaccinated over 50% of the island nation's 21 million population.
The Indian Covid vaccination certificate is in line with template developed by the UN and International Civil Aviation Organisation, say govt officials.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,27,83,741 and the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33%, according to health ministry data
With schools taking steps to reopen as number of Covid infections remain manageable, the debate over masking children — especially if they should and how young — is growing.
Dr Cyriac Abby Philips was interviewed by a YouTube channel in June this year on liver injuries that could occur due to herb use, and the video went viral in Kerala.
R value, which indicates how fast Covid-19 is spreading, registers a drop to 0.92 from last week's 0.98. Maharashtra and Kerala, states with high active caseloads, also register drop.
Report comes 7 weeks after meeting by AEFI committee, and 10 weeks after the last report. In the time since, India administered over 48 crore doses.
According to health ministry data, active cases comprise 0.92% of the total infections, lowest since March 2020, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 97.75%
Pfizer and BioNTech SE said phase 1/2/3 trial initially enrolled up to 4,500 kids between 6 months to 11 years in the US, Finland, Poland & Spain from over 90 clinical trial sites.
At the UN General Assembly, Guterres outlined five points to achieve sustainable development goals, which he said were getting 'further out of reach' due to climate change and Covid.