India recorded 67,208 new coronavirus cases on Thursday morning, taking its overall tally to 2,97,00,313 since the pandemic broke out in January 2020. The new cases are 8% higher than Wednesday’s count. The toll rose by 2,330 to 3,81,903. The number of active cases stood at 8,26,740.
The Covid-19 lockdown in Kerala will be eased from Thursday. Odisha will also partially ease its restrictions.
One dose of the Covishield vaccine is 61% effective against the delta variant of Covid-19, NK Arora, the head of the Covid Working Group, said. Two doses are 65% effective.
Globally, the coronavirus disease has infected over 17.69 crore people and killed more than 38.30 lakh since the pandemic broke out in December 2019, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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