The country has reported the biggest single-day spike of 40,425 cases, which is an indication that the deadly virus is now spreading much faster in India. This is the first time that the country reported over 40,000 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
The doctors have claimed that the BMC had been postponing the payment dates. The BMC initially promised to pay by July 5, then postponed it to July 10 and finally to July 13. “The salaries have not come even today,” said Dr Santosh Kumar Wednesday.
Cuba for the first time in 130 days on Sunday said there were no new domestic cases of COVID-19 as most of the country moved into the final phase of resuming normal activities with masks and social distancing.
Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine trial team is ‘absolutely on track’ and the vaccine could be available as early as September, David Carpenter, Chairman of the Berkshire Research Ethics Committee, which approved the Oxford trial has said.
Vaccine will start phase 3 trials in thousands of people on 3 August in Russia as well as in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, Dmitriev said.President Vladimir Putin has made finding a vaccine a top priority
India has signed bilateral agreements with France and the US that will allow airlines of each country to operate international flights starting Friday, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday, adding that similar arrangement with Germany and the UK are being worked out too.
The Dubai-based airline had on July 11 announced that it would be operating special repatriation flights from Bengaluru, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) between July 12 and July 26.
As India begins to unlock, after three months of the world’s strictest lockdown, cases of COVID-19 are increasing in many parts of the country. This has put into question the effectiveness of the lockdown and our ability to flatten the curve.