The World Health Organization (WHO) will today consider Bharat Biotech covaxin application for international recognition. Only preliminary steps will be taken today. DCGI will soon approve covaxin, which has been shown to have a 77.8% effectiveness in the third phase clinical trial.
At the same time, the Union Ministry of Health has reversed its position that Delta Plus is not a cause for concern. The Ministry of Health has expressed concern over the increase in cases. The states of Kerala, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh have been warned to beware of Delta Plus. So far, the health ministry has confirmed 25 cases in the country.
According to figures released by the states, more than half a lakh patients are in the country every day. In 24 hours, more than 10,000 cases were reported in Kerala. The number of infected people across the country has crossed three crores. On December 18 last year, the number of covid victims in the country crossed one crore, and on May 3, two crores. In 51 days, the number of cases in the country has increased from two crores to three crores.