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Union HM Harsh Vardhan said, India will have more than one Corona vaccine by early next year.

With a spike of 55,342 new cases and 706 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's Covid-19 tally reached 71,75,881.

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that India will have a vaccine for the novel Covid-19 from maybe more than one vaccine by is early next year. He made this statement during a meeting with Group of Ministers. We are expecting that early next year, we should have vaccine in the country from maybe more than one source. Our expert groups are formulating strategies to plan on how to roll out the distribution of the vaccine in the country, ANI tweeted.

 

 

With a spike of 55,342 new cases and 706 deaths in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 tally reached 71,75,881 today, according to the data released by Union Health Ministry. The Covid-19 count includes 8,38,729 active cases, and 62,27,296 recovered and discharged or migrated cases. Further, with 706 deaths reported due to the disease in the last 24 hours, the death toll due to the disease is at 1,09,856 in the country.

Union HM Harsh Vardhan has warns the people of the country to stay away from large congregation and adhere the guidelines issued by the central government regarding precautions in view of the upcoming festival seasons.

Nowadays, two indigenously-manufactured vaccine candidates, one by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with ICMR and the other by Zydus Cadila Ltd, are in phase 2 of the human clinical trials.

Pune-based Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with AstraZeneca for manufacturing the Oxford Corona vaccine candidate also, is conducting phase 2 and phase 3 human clinical trials of the candidate in India.

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