The nation witnessed 251 new Covid-19 deaths throughout the identical interval, taking the cumulative toll to 1,47,343. At current, there are 2,81,667 energetic cases, whereas the general recoveries have reached 97,40,108 as 22,274 folks have been discharged within the final 24 hours.
As many as 16,71,59,289 samples have been examined as much as December 25, together with 8,53,527 samples examined on Friday, in response to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
Meanwhile, Bharat Biotech Chairman and Managing Director Dr Krishna Ella and Joint Managing Director Suchitra Ella had known as on Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in Hyderabad to debate the standing of the indigenous vaccine towards Covid-19 and the plans to make it accessible in India and the remainder of the world.
‘Covaxin’ is being developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with ICMR – National Institute of Virology (NIV).
On Wednesday, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology had introduced the ‘Grand Challenge for Strengthening ‘CoWIN’ the Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network’, a digitalised platform for the efficient nationwide rollout and scaling up of the Covid Vaccine Distribution System.
As per a press release, winners of the problem will get rewards totaling Rs 3.85 crores. Registration can be open for individuals until January 15, 2021.
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