While the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 97,40,108, the infection tally rose to 1,01,69,118, on Saturday.
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Turkey said a trial of Sinovac’s vaccine showed an estimated efficacy rate of 91.25%. However, Sao Paulo Health Secretary said the vaccine 'didn’t reach 90%' efficacy.
Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka saw a rise in their R values, but the infection rate dropped in West Bengal, Maharashtra & Gujarat.
Anurag Agrawal, director of CSIR's Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, said big outbreak in India with new virus strain is unlikely unless there is an escape from immunity.
The number of active Covid cases in the country stayed below three lakh for the fourth consecutive day. The death toll has increased to 1,47,092.
Researchers, however, said evaluation of safety outcomes required extensive phase 3 clinical trials of the Covid vaccine developed through partnership between ICMR & Bharat Biotech.