India’s Covid-19 cases have crossed 95 lakh today. India recorded 36,604 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday. Today, with new figures, the total has crossed 95 lakh.
The number of fresh infections is over 17 per cent higher than Tuesday’s figure. Up to 501 deaths have been reported during this time, pushed India’s total fatality to 1,38,122.
Over 89.32 lakh people have recovered since the beginning of the pandemic – over 43,000 since Tuesday alone.
The number of active cases now stands at 4,28,644, down nearly 7,000 since Tuesday, according to the data from the Union Health Ministry.
Meawnwhile, the Covid vaccine developed by American pharma giant Pfizer, which was cleared by the United Kingdom Wednesday and will be rolled out to the public early next week, is unlikely to be available in India at this time, sources said.